Andre Bourque

Andre Bourque

Editor Emeritus, Technorati | Tech Evangelist Covering High Growth Trends | @RoxyCertified

Andre Bourque (@SocialMktgFella) is a cannabis industry consultant and freelance journalist covering high-growth industries. Andre has held technology marketing positions in the aerospace industry, at Sun Microsystems, Intel, several startups, and most recently as editor of Technorati. Follow him at SocialMarketingFella.com | LinkedIn | Facebook | Google+

Medical Cannabis Finds an Eager Market In Floridian Retirees
Cannabis

Medical Cannabis Finds an Eager Market In Floridian Retirees

Sunshine State boomers suffering the aches of age discover rolling a joint, like riding a bike, is another one of those things you don't forget.
Researchers Amazed by Cases of Cannabis Helping Children Failed by Conventional Medicine
Cannabis

Researchers Amazed by Cases of Cannabis Helping Children Failed by Conventional Medicine

A growing body of data is showing CBD, the active ingredient in medical marijuana, is a powerfully effective medicine for children suffering rare seizure disorders
Here's How April 20 Became the 420 of Global Cannabis Significance
Cannabis

Here's How April 20 Became the 420 of Global Cannabis Significance

What was once code for some Northern California high school stoners is now global shorthand for celebrating marijuana's growing acceptance.
Create Your Entrepreneur's Essential Backup Plan and Never Panic Again
Strategic Planning

Create Your Entrepreneur's Essential Backup Plan and Never Panic Again

Staying solvent at your current level is the key to taking your business to the next level.
Hurdles and Hopes in the Development, Production and Distribution of Cannabis
America's Small Business Heroes

Hurdles and Hopes in the Development, Production and Distribution of Cannabis

The opening of a vast, albeit disjointed, North American cannabis market is driving investment in R&D and production.
5 Routes the Cannabis Industry Could Take to Get Around Federal Banking Restrictions
Cannabis

5 Routes the Cannabis Industry Could Take to Get Around Federal Banking Restrictions

States that have legalized marijuana are working on regulatory fixes to allow the cannabis industry the access to banks that it needs to grow.
12 Top Fintech Companies to Watch
FinTech

12 Top Fintech Companies to Watch

Fintech has high-growth potential and nearly endless opportunities for disruptive innovation.
How Do We Measure the Statistical Significance of Legal Cannabis?
Cannabis

How Do We Measure the Statistical Significance of Legal Cannabis?

It remains to be seen what focused marketing will do to expand the diversity of people who use legal cannabis.
7 Incubators That Can Help Your Startup
Mentors

7 Incubators That Can Help Your Startup

Business incubators have evolved by leaps and bounds from the late 70s to today
How Cannabis Ecommerce Challenges Are Driving Web Innovation
Cannabis

How Cannabis Ecommerce Challenges Are Driving Web Innovation

Cannabis and ecommerce would complement one another like seed and soil, if only federal law would allow it.
The Many Ways the Cannabis Industry Lacks Traditional Marketing Expertise
Cannabis

The Many Ways the Cannabis Industry Lacks Traditional Marketing Expertise

Cannabis brands are forced to evolve their marketing practices in the face of new competition.
The Wishful Outlook for Marijuana Jobs in 2017
Cannabis

The Wishful Outlook for Marijuana Jobs in 2017

If not for pervasive uncertainty about the incoming Trump Administration the cannabis industry would be on a hiring spree.
Local Startup Communities Are Helping Build the National Tech Landscape
Startups

Local Startup Communities Are Helping Build the National Tech Landscape

Some of the most exciting innovations in transportation and virtual reality are happening in tech communities far from Silicon Valley.
7 Rising SaaS Startups Delivering Stellar Content
SaaS

7 Rising SaaS Startups Delivering Stellar Content

They may just be your gateway to additional services in the cloud.
New Customers Drive Innovation in Legal Marijuana Products
Cannabis

New Customers Drive Innovation in Legal Marijuana Products

As marijuana moves from prohibition to a fragile but lucrative legal status it is attracting curious first time users interested in edibles but not bongs.
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