Category: Business Plans by SIVA


November 29, 2016 / Business Plans by SIVA, Cannabis Consulting

Cannabis Related Businesses – An Entrepreneur’s Dream

It’s been 20 years since entrepreneurs have been this excited. In the mid-1990s, the Internet boom transformed the way people communicated with each other and created myriad new ways of doing business. A similar shift is happening today with cannabis. Read more

November 10, 2016 / Application for Cannabis License, Business Plans by SIVA, Cannabis in the News, Siva Enterprises

Cannabis’ Election Victories Mean Opportunity

We were very pleased to see cannabis do so well in the 2016 elections, passing in 8 of 9 contests nationwide. Building on medical cannabis’ successes in more than half the states, and high revenues and […] Read more

November 18, 2015 / Business Plans by SIVA, Cannabis Consulting, Marijuana Dispensary

Find the Right Investors for Your Dispensary

It can be challenging to find startup funding for a cannabis dispensary. Investors are out there, but it takes specialized skills and know-how to find them. Here are a few methods that may help you […] Read more

November 11, 2015 / Business Plans by SIVA, Cannabis Consulting, Cannabis Laws, Marijuana Dispensary

Marijuana State License Applications: What You Need to Know

As of November 2015, marijuana has been legalized in 23 states for recreational or medical use, and some estimates reveal that the cannabis industry could be worth as much as $35 billion by 2020. If […] Read more

November 4, 2015 / Business Plans by SIVA, Cannabis Consulting, Marijuana Dispensary

2 Must-Have Tools For Writing Your Marijuana Dispensary Business Plan

Dispensary owners and managers should be aware of two analysis tools that are useful when writing a marijuana business plan. When preparing to enter the market, proper planning and preparation are essential to your company’s […] Read more

August 11, 2015 / Business Plans by SIVA, Marijuana Dispensary

Advantages of Investing in a Cannabis Dispensary

This year, the cannabis dispensary market is predicted to achieve $3.3 billion in sales. As medical marijuana consultants, we recognize that these are the early days of the “Green Rush.” ArcView Group predicts 32% growth […] Read more

June 3, 2015 / Business Plans by SIVA, Cannabis Consulting, Marijuana Dispensary

Reasons Why Dispensaries Fail: How to Avoid Making the Same Mistakes

Ask any entrepreneur: Starting a company isn’t easy. Currently, 30% of all new businesses fail within the first two years — and the cannabis industry is no exception. In fact, for marijuana businesses, a 40% failure […] Read more

May 6, 2015 / Business Plans by SIVA, Cannabis Consulting, Marijuana Dispensary

Cannabis Dispensary Consultants Talk Financials

As the marijuana industry expands, regulations are changing, and so are buy-in costs. Many entrepreneurs hope to enter the medical marijuana field, appreciating the substantial profits that may be earned. However, as the industry grows, […] Read more

April 28, 2015 / Business Plans by SIVA, Cannabis Consulting, Marijuana Dispensary

Operations Planning is Key to a Successful Cannabis Dispensary

Operations are the core of a strong medical marijuana business plan. Without strong standard operating procedures, a cannabis dispensary can quickly deteriorate into chaos and failure. This is true for every business, but because the […] Read more