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Learn about the exploding cannabis industry from the ones building it. Join us as we uncover the real How and Why across every topic..

The Dime Bryan Fields & Kellan Finney

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 41 Ratings

Learn about the exploding cannabis industry from the ones building it. Join us as we uncover the real How and Why across every topic..

    Building a Brand in Cannabis Ft. Kieve Huffman

    Building a Brand in Cannabis Ft. Kieve Huffman

    This week we are joined by Kieve Huffman CEO of Engager Brands to discuss:

    Music & Cannabis 
    Building the Cookies Brand
    Creative Brand Building Strategies



    Background about Kieve

    For 25+ years Kieve Huffman has built lifestyle businesses and created new brands and products. He continues to develop new brands in cannabis, music, sports and live events. Kieve is the founder and CEO of Engager Brands, where he is building global cannabis brands focused on music audiences. His first two brands focus on electronic dance music (EDM) and hard rock/heavy metal. He is pushing the envelope of cannabis branding by promoting at music festivals and concerts across the US and soon other countries. He is also partnering with music artists like Clown from the multi-platinum band, Slipknot, to foster authentic connections to the target audiences.

    Kieve has worked for or with leading technology, media, mobile and consumer brands including all of the major music, film and TV companies as well as major brands like Apple, Microsoft,, Mountain Dew, Jagermeister and many more. In his time in the music industry, he grew the digital business at BMG from under $1m to $250m as its GM of Digital for North America.

    #Cannabis #Music #Cannabiscommunity

    At Eighth Revolution (8th Rev) we provide services from capital to cannabinoid and everything in between in the cannabinoid industry.

    8th Revolution Cannabinoid Playbook is an Industry-leading report covering the entire cannabis supply chain

    The Dime is a top 50 Cannabis Podcast

    Contact us directly at info@8threv.com Bryan Fields: @bryanfields24 Kellan Finney: @Kellan_Finney

    SOCIALS:

    Kieve/Engager Brands

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/kievehuffman/

    https://www.linkedin.com/company/engager-brands

    Heavy Grass

    https://www.instagram.com/heavygrassofficial/

    https://twitter.com/theheavygrass

    Neon Roots

    https://www.facebook.com/people/Heavy-Grass/100071887173575/

    https://www.instagram.com/neon.roots/

    https://www.facebook.com/NeonRootsCanna/

    • 50 min
    A Cannabis PSA ft. Shaleen Title

    A Cannabis PSA ft. Shaleen Title

    This week we are joined by Shaleen Title , Founder of Parabola Center to discuss:

    Safe Banking
    Preventing Monopolies
    Building an Equitable Industry
    Is Big Tobacco a threat to Cannabis?

    Shaleen Title is an Indian-American attorney and longtime drug policy activist who has been writing, passing, and implementing equitable cannabis laws for over 20 years. She is a former top regulator for the state of Massachusetts, where she served as commissioner of the Cannabis Control Commission from 2017 to 2020. She is the author of “Fair and Square: How to Effectively Incorporate Social Equity Into Cannabis Laws and Regulations” and “Bigger is Not Better: Preventing Monopolies in the National Cannabis Market.”

    Parabola Center is a nonprofit think tank of legal professionals and drug policy experts coming together to protect people, not corporations. Our mission is to provide everyone with access and expertise to participate in the drug policy arena.

    https://www.shaleentitle.com/https://www.parabolacenter.com/https://twitter.com/parabolacenterhttps://twitter.com/shaleentitle

    #Cannabis #Cannabiscommunity #tobacco

    At Eighth Revolution (8th Rev) we provide services from capital to cannabinoid and everything in between in the cannabinoid industry.

    8th Revolution Cannabinoid Playbook is an Industry-leading report covering the entire cannabis supply chain

    The Dime is a top 50 Cannabis Podcast

    Contact us directly at info@8threv.com Bryan Fields: @bryanfields24 Kellan Finney: @Kellan_Finney

    • 46 min
    Hiring Secrets in Cannabis. Ft Karson Humiston

    Hiring Secrets in Cannabis. Ft Karson Humiston

    This week we are joined by Karson Humiston, Founder & CEO at Vangst to discuss

    How Vangst has become the largest supply of credentialed candidates in Cannabis
    Hiring Insights & Secrets
    Scaling in an Exploding Industry

    Vangst helps people find jobs in cannabis.

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/karson-humiston-64572b97/

    #Cannabis #Cannabisstaffing #Cannabiscommunity

    At Eighth Revolution (8th Rev) we provide services from capital to cannabinoid and everything in between in the cannabinoid industry.

    8th Revolution Cannabinoid Playbook is an Industry-leading report covering the entire cannabis supply chain

    The Dime is a top 50 Cannabis Podcast

    Contact us directly at info@8threv.com Bryan Fields: @bryanfields24 Kellan Finney: @Kellan_Finney

    • 42 min
    Guaranteeing Payments in Cannabis ft. Daniel Muller

    Guaranteeing Payments in Cannabis ft. Daniel Muller

    This week we are joined by Daniel Muller, Founder & CEO of AeroPay to discuss:

    Payment Processing in Cannabis
    Safe Banking
    Disrupting Visa, Mastercard & Amex

    About Dan Muller

    As CEO, Daniel Muller founded Aeropay in 2017 to create a better, faster and more affordable way to help people move money. Formerly Head of Product and Software Engineering at GPShopper and an Investor with New Colossus Ventures, Dan now leads one of the most advanced payment platforms in FinTech.

    Prior to founding Aeropay, Dan acquired over a decade of digital retail, eCommerce, and product experience at Fortune 500 companies. His past clients include Best Buy, Foot Locker, Adidas, Express, Alliance Data and Synchrony. Dan’s expertise has been integral to building Aeropay’s open architecture solutions and offering consumers best-in-class functionality in each layer of the tech stack, including integrated e-commerce, POS, and digital payments solutions.   

    A Native New Yorker and First Generation Latin American of Uruguayan and Argentine descent, Dan is a member of the Latinx Incubator Program and has been named a Rising Star in Chicago Tech by Crains and to MJ Venture’s 40 Under 40 List. He studied Political Science and Economics at Franklin & Marshall College and is an avid chess player.

    Learn more about Dan and Aeropay at www.aeropay.com.
    #Cannabis #Cannabistechnology #Cannabiscommunity

    At Eighth Revolution (8th Rev) we provide services from capital to cannabinoid and everything in between in the cannabinoid industry.

    8th Revolution Cannabinoid Playbook is an Industry-leading report covering the entire cannabis supply chain

    The Dime is a top 50 Cannabis Podcast

    Contact us directly at info@8threv.com Bryan Fields: @bryanfields24 Kellan Finney: @Kellan_Finney

    • 44 min
    The First Cannabis Consumption Hotel ft. Chris Chiari

    The First Cannabis Consumption Hotel ft. Chris Chiari

    This week we are joined by Chris Chiari, Co-Founder of 420 Hotels to discuss

    Cannabis Consumption Hotel
    Alcohol vs Cannabis Regulations
    Public Enemy #1

    The 420 Hotels will be amongst the nation’s first hotel chains where guests will be able to consume cannabis onsite in legally licensed lounges. The idea is to convert intimate boutique hotels into high-end, members-only cannabis consumption clubs merged with luxury overnight accommodations.

    #Cannabis #CannabisCommunity #CannabisHotel

    At Eighth Revolution (8th Rev) we provide services from capital to cannabinoid and everything in between in the cannabinoid industry.

    8th Revolution Cannabinoid Playbook is an Industry-leading report covering the entire cannabis supply chain

    The Dime is a top 50 Cannabis Podcast

    Contact us directly at info@8threv.com Bryan Fields: @bryanfields24 Kellan Finney: @Kellan_Finney

    • 59 min
    David vs Goliath - Challenging the Status Quo ft. Chris Becker

    David vs Goliath - Challenging the Status Quo ft. Chris Becker

    This week we are joined by Chris Becker, Co-Founder of Honey Bee Collective to discuss:

    Employee-owned Company
    Compostable Packaging
    Indoor vs Outdoor Cannabis Flower

    Honey Bee Collective: The Honeybee Collective was built by the community. Feedback collected from over 1,200 cannabis consumers and enthusiasts has shaped our company and what we stand for. We’re employee-owned and always will be, we’ll look to our community to guide our business, and we’ll prioritize sustainable decisions as we grow.

    At Eighth Revolution (8th Rev) we provide services from capital to cannabinoid and everything in between in the cannabinoid industry.

    8th Revolution Cannabinoid Playbook is an Industry-leading report covering the entire cannabis supply chain

    The Dime is a top 50 Cannabis Podcast

    Contact us directly at info@8threv.com Bryan Fields: @bryanfields24 Kellan Finney: @Kellan_Finney

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
41 Ratings

41 Ratings

Juju Bee 213 ,

Insightful perspectives

This show is one of the most insightful perspectives of cannabis as medicine… as a former guest I was enthusiastic about the deep questions and the natural approach to podcasting!!! Definitely a must listen to podcast for everyone and not just cannabis enthusiasts 💜💜

Dan Humiston ,

Meaningful discussions

Coming from different backgrounds gives Bryan and Kellan the ablity to explore topics from different preceptives, highly recommend The Dime

DblockQueenz ,

Cannabis go to

Topics across the board. Learn so much and always exciting

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