Julie Weed reported on Clone Shipper, an entrepreneurial success story in the cannabis industry. Larry Fenner, who is based in Arizona, came up with the idea for packaging and sending live clones in 2014. He was funded $300K from members of the ArcView Group and has shipped over 80K units.
While often entrepreneurs with great ideas outside the cannabis industry can apply them within, Fenner has taken his cannabis-inspired idea and applied it to other agricultural industries as well, including tomatoes, peaches and other plants. Fenner has a patent pending on his product, which retails for about $10 and is reusable. Uptown Grow Lab interviewed Fenner, who has a patent pending on his product, at the recent CannaCon:
Read Julie Weed’s “Cannabis Entrepreneur Turns Dixie Cups And Duct Tape Into Successful Pot Plant-Shipping Business”: http://www.forbes.com/sites/julieweed/2016/02/27/cannabis-entrepreneur-goes-from-dixie-cup-and-duct-tape-to-successful-clone-shipping-business