Marijuana data platform Headset raises 1.8M to expand into recently legalized markets

Seattle startup Headset, which gives a enterprise intelligence platform for the authorized hashish business, introduced 1.eight million in new funding. Headset will use the funds to broaden into just lately legalized markets.

Within the U.S., 16 states and Washington, D.C., have legalized leisure marijuana for adults over age 21 and 36 states have legalized medical marijuana. Previously six months alone, half a dozen states have handed or are within the means of passing laws legalizing marijuana in some kind.

Headset was based in 2015 by CEO Cy Scott, Chief Design Officer Brian Wansolich and CTO Scott Vickers, who all beforehand co-founded Leafly, a hashish useful resource platform.

The newest funding was led by personal fairness funding supervisor Silverleaf Enterprise Companions with participation from cannabis-focused buyers WGD Capital and Poseidon. Final yr, Headset raised three.2 million as hashish gross sales surged through the pandemic. Whole funding so far is just below 20 million.