David Hua, CEO, Meadow | Mar 29, 2019
We were the first cannabis company to go through YC. They’re now bringing on more cannabis companies within basically every cohort. Just to give a little background, Y Combinator is investing in startups a little differently than their peers. They invest a lower sum ($150K) into many, versus a higher sum into a few. Selected startups for the accelerator move to Silicon Valley for 3 months where they’ll receive mentorship and lots of prep for the pitch on Demo Day. I really do think cannabis is such an amazing vehicle to open up people's perspectives, to help them heal, to give them a sense of themselves that they don't necessarily get to see day to day. This allows them to reflect on themselves as a whole. How it applies to the money making side, it really shouldn't be this zero sum game.

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