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421 Brands

Smoke Free Bliss

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Seattle, WA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded November 2012
  • Employees 5

Company Summary

We believe that adults have the right to choose cannabis, but cannabis consumption can often be unpredictable and off putting for novice users. That's why we at 421 Brands are developing smoke-free, appropriately dosed cannabis products for the emerging adult-use market.


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    Mike Schreibman
    Co-Founder, CEO

    Mr. Schreibman is a serial entrepreneur who has spent half his career launching or turning around companies, and half as a leader within GE/NBC—culminating in his role as VP, NBC News. His new-venture experiences range from idea-stage startups in the early web days, up through multinational deals, including the launch of a wireless carrier.

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    Josh Kirby
    Co-Founder, COO

    Mr. Kirby is a co-inventor of several patents focused on consumer goods/services for adults. He 1st honed his skills in divining/translating customer needs into market opportunities through his early career as a recording artist and in music/merchandise. Since, he has modernized sales/distributions for a manufacturer, launched a retail store & aided Marc Eckō to change laws through a media campaign/outreach effort and a #1 downloaded mobile app.

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    Behan Venter
    Co-Founder, CFO

    Mr. Venter is a 10-year NBC veteran, later hired by Microsoft where he created and managed a distributed operations team which launched and operated the Microsoft email SAAS environments through a time of 20x growth, adding millions of users to the service.


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    Amos Edelman, [email protected]

Previous Investors

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    Incubated by Hudson River CIO Advisors, LLC, New York.