May 15, 2024

Building a Cannabis Empire with Kristi Palmer of Kiva Confections

This week’s episode kicks off our ongoing series on women, money, and power in the cannabis industry. Having spent 15 years in the investment industry, I’m passionate about shedding light on the significant yet often overlooked challenges that women entrepreneurs face. Did you know that although women own 40% of U.S. businesses, they receive just 2% of venture capital funding? In this week’s episode, Kristi Palmer shares her experience of co-founding Kiva Confections with her husband, while also juggling the demands of motherhood. I hope you’ll tune in to learn about the resilience required to thrive in the dynamic and challenging world of weed.

(24 minutes)

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Discover the fun of shopping for cannabis


Laura White

Is the North Carolina based founder of Soul Addict CBD.

“I’m really big on using gummies for sleep. My favorite brand is the Camino Gummies by Kiva Confections. They’re the best. They’ve got a bunch of different flavors. Some of them are micro doses, some of them are a bit higher dose if you want something a little stronger. You take them and it pretty much always does what it says it’s going to do.”
(10 minutes)
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"Young Black Male"

hosted by yohance lacour

In this part memoir, part investigation series (that just won a Pulitzer and a Peabody award!), Yohance Lacour revisits a pivotal hate crime that shaped his career and life.

"Health-Ade Kombucha: Daina Trout"

hosted by guy raz

Discover how Health-Ade Kombucha evolved from a simple kitchen-table idea to a booming business producing 120,000 bottles daily and generating nearly $200 million in sales.

We cover legal weed

So you must be legal, too. Age 21+ invited to continue.


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