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The Lonely Entrepreneurial Hearts Board
Job opps & possibilities inside.
The Broccoli Report
Friday, July 14, 2023
Time to read: About 6 minutes. Contains 1,341 words.
Good morning, and welcome back to the Lonely Hearts Board!
From its beginnings as a one-off posting of entrepreneurial want ads to help readers bring their dream projects to life, the Lonely Hearts Board has become a fruitful recurring fixture of The Broccoli Report. This marks our sixth Board! 🥲 It’s been amazing to hear from folks near and far about connections continuing to bear fruit.
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LET’S BUILD SOMETHING: Reproductive wellness and lifestyle brand looking for passionate community builders with expansive energy and a thing for curating culture. We're looking to hone a strong digital community as we prepare to launch our first CBD wellness product. Let’s connect: email@example.com.
CRAVING CHEMISTRY: Fresh-faced M.S. in cannabis science graduate seeks cannabis brand desirous of descriptive copy informed by the latest science. Nearly 20 Years of experience making you/your CPG sound like you, and only you. Edibles preferred. Let’s chat: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHERE LOVE CAN BLOOM: The Hussle Lab is available to host 420-friendly cannabis events such as conference afterparties, panel discussions, networking events, creative activations, and more in New York City. If you'd like to host your event or collaborate with this women-owned and operated studio space, ask for Amber: email@example.com.
FEMME 4 DOMS: Looking for investors to join our mission to take on the accessories world with clever and cute feminine pipes and bongs and more. Say hi: firstname.lastname@example.org.
GOOD COMMUNICATION: Experienced social and digital brand communications strategist looking to help make your digital marketing dreams come true with impactful digital brand communication strategies. Here to help you source creatives to deliver on-brand content, and I can also offer basic UGC-style content creation along with basic graphic design support via Canva. Get in touch: email@example.com.
MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL: Premium California pre-roll brand with unique offering and two years of statewide sales seeking to leverage your existing sales and distribution networks to grow beyond our limited resources. Your portfolio lacks a premium pre-roll; we lack the resources to bring this to the next level. Let’s win together: firstname.lastname@example.org.
TAKE CONTROL: GreenOut, a harm reduction wellness solution that allows you to control your elevation—think of it as the “EpiPen of Cannabis”—is looking to establish partnerships with wholesalers, retailers, and other businesses operating in the cannabis and ancillary industry. Also interested in offering white-label opportunities or licensing agreements to other entities interested in utilizing our CBD and beta-caryophyllene antagonist technology, and research collaborations with pharmaceutical companies, academic institutions or other organizations. email@example.com.
LOOKING FOR THE RIGHT PARTNER: Established and artful accessory brand in search of a business partner with a focus on finance and DTC marketing for a significant opportunity. Let’s talk more: firstname.lastname@example.org.
IT’S A SIGN: Freelance culture, brand, and design researcher open to new projects. Whether it's through qual, quant, or desk research, I'm here to help you better understand the people you care about. I'm especially interested in and passionate about projects that touch on cultural insights. Send me a smoke signal: email@example.com.
LOTS TO GIVE: My project Aquerone, a high end e-commerce for CBD and cannabis accessories, is coming to a close (mostly due to problems with investors and focusing on freelance creative direction and marketing consulting instead). I'm selling the remaining stock and custom Webflow website to retail/ecommerce outlets who are interested. Stock is based in Paris, France so the selection represents some of the most beautiful CBD and cannabis products from around the world. Say bonjour: firstname.lastname@example.org.
I’LL TEACH YOU: Chicago-based consumer health information expert interested in building awareness of the intersection of women's health and cannabis through evidence-based curriculum and educational content development. Need help securing your Responsible Vendor Training license or developing educational content for your customers? I’m here: email@example.com.
LET’S GET DRINKS: Recently launched independent drinks magazine looking to hook up with some new flames to tell beautiful cannabev stories together. Open to fresh ideas on the wide world of social drinks and beverage culture. From 100 words to a million, let’s make short- or long-form magic happen together. Hit me up: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SOMETHING ON THE SIDE: NY-based cannabis brand specializing in high end, clean, organic, sustainable, 3rd-party tested products seeks affiliates to join our community. Are you passionate about cannabis, love helping others, and looking for an additional income stream? Let’s chat: email@example.com.
GUIDE ME: Seeking mentorship—ideally from someone who's built/scaled/sold businesses, and ideally a female—but someone experienced who's willing to be a mentor, first and foremost. Also open to connecting with angel investors for a seed stage raise soon to kick off. Start the conversation: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WORD PLAY: Experienced cannabis writer looking to help you tell your story. From articles to press releases, product copy to Threads, and everything in between, I can make your ideas sound even better than they do in your head. Get in touch: email@example.com.
LOOKING FOR LONG-TERM: Established vape company seeks content creators based in New York, California, Illinois, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Massachusetts, Arizona, and Michigan who are interested in a potentially ongoing relationship delivering a mix of reel, video, and stills for a mix of cash and product. Reach out to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
A PRODUCTIVE PAIR: Storyteller and producer interested in any and all freelance opportunities, and to connect with a female collaborator with a shared dream and vision to create something that is impactful. Let’s make magic: firstname.lastname@example.org.
MORE THAN A FLING: A personalized monthly subscription box service seeks a business mentor who has experience in scaling a start-up, specifically in the subscription box or cannabis industry, during an exciting phase of growth and expansion. We're also interested in connecting with dispensaries and vendors who align with our mission and values, and open to any advice, shared experiences, or opportunities from those within this community. email@example.com.
LET’S MAKE PROGRESS: Got a project but feeling stuck on forward movement? Need an accountability partner? Need help with digital stuff? I’ve helped hundreds of people have a beginning, middle and end to their projects. Reach out: ElleEyeDigital@gmail.com.
A BURNING DESIRE: Say hello to your gateway for creative, plant medicine-focused product and packaging design. With an exclusive focus and expertise on cannabis, psychedelics, and nootropics, and a full suite of private label cannabis products, international sourcing services for factories and manufacturers, and 3D design capabilities and prototyping, Burning Tree can take your brand from digital to tangible. Design with me: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If any of these resonated with you, I encourage you to say hello! Even if it’s not the right fit right now, it may start a conversation and lead to a mutually-beneficial connection that pays off down the line. And let me know when connections made here end up working out—I love to hear it.
May sparks and contract agreements fly,