In my experience as an entrepreneur, truly nothing compares to hands-on expertise and general knowledge acquired through experience. The opportunity to essentially be mentored by the industry's best is exciting and much appreciated. — Jody Mendoza, Team Green
Purient is a bedroom lubricant created by Leah and Sieh Samura, a husband and wife team that was part of Sira’s Accelerator 1.0 cohort.
The Samura's are the first Economic Empowerment candidates in MA to bring a product to market and profitability.
Purient is a Boston- based cannabis product formulations company committed to creating products focused on the health and well-being of individuals, couples, and communities.
Dennis Benzan, besides being a lawyer, the former Vice Mayor of the City of Cambridge, the owner of Central Square’s La Fabrica, and an advocate for equity within the cannabis industry, is currently working to enter the cannabis retail space in the Greater Boston area.
Jody Mendoza is an experienced entrepreneur with strong ties to Boston’s Lantinx community and the owner of Mojitos Lounge and Nightclub. She is developing her business plans to open an adult-use cannabis retail outlet in the Boston/ Greater Boston Area.
Eric Lawrence and Maya Gaul are the President and Vice President of Mass Greenwoods, respectively. Mass Greenwoods is a sustainable, vertically integrated company that cultivates, manufacturers, and sells cannabis products.