CNBC’s Fast Money with Smoke Wallin re Branding Cannabis, Wine & Spirits and Market Observations

Thanks to CNBC and the Fast Money crew for a fun interview on the state of the cannabis industry. Cannabis industry exploding with growth here, says top pot exec The cannabis business is growing like a weed, even as pot stocks see wild swings. With Smoke Wallin, Vertical Companies, CNBC’s Scott Wapner and the Fast …

Real Leaders and Inspiration: Takeaways From Entrepreneurship @ Cornell #ESHIP15

I had the opportunity to participate in Entrepreneurship @ Cornell last week. Besides it being enjoyable to get back to campus after a 15-year hiatus, I left feeling inspired by the people I met. This included my fellow speakers, attendees, the faculty and most importantly the Cornell students. Anyone worried about the state of America …

Smoke Wallin Vanderbilt Address – 2008

I came across this video of my address at Vanderbilt back in 2008.  I had tremendous feedback from this from those in the audience.  I thought I’d share…  Vanderbilt University – Alumni Weekend 2008  J. Smoke Wallin the 1998 Distinguished Alumnus and incoming President of the Vanderbilt Owen Alumni Board introduced by Jim Bradford, Dean …

Wine 2.0 Announces Launch OF 2008 Wine 2.0 Business Plan Competition with Vator.tv

  2007 Winner Crushpad Received $9 Million Investment, Credited Wine 2.0 Business Plan Competition With Providing Added Exposure  To Investment Community. This Year’s Competition Expects To Partner With Investment Group To Sponsor 2008 Competition With $250K Seed Round Funding To Winning Company.      SAN FRANCISCO, CA, October 03, 2008 /24-7PressRelease/ — Wine 2.0, the innovator …