Our Platform

Seed Talent is the cannabis industry’s leading employee enablement platform working to maximize outcomes by enabling employees and businesses to unlock their human potential! We work as an aggregator and disseminator of all forms of professional development content into one central hub.  Our goal is to leverage a variety of data sets to ensure we deliver the right content to the right people and the right time for the ultimate results. 

We accomplish this mission by curating targeted professional development communities where cannabis professionals can upskill through training created by the top companies and professionals in the industry today.  Then, we verify those new skill sets through industry-recognized skills assessments that let employers, customers, and investors better understand your level of competency within the cannabis industry.

Principles of Cannabis

At our core, we believe that universal access to baseline knowledge of cannabis is fundamental to the equitable growth of our industry.  In line with that belief, we offer our Principles of Cannabis bundle of courses to all platform members free of charge for life.  These courses include:

  • Introduction to Cannabis: A foundational course for all cannabis enthusiasts and professionals that covers the history of cannabis, legalization, and equity today, plant seed-to-sale cycle, cannabinoids, terpenes, and virtually all the product forms.
  • Cannabis Retail Basics:  Created in collaboration with industry veterans, this course gives individuals cannabis-specific best practices for operating a dispensary.
  • Cultivation and Facilities 101:  Created by our friends at GroAdvisor, this course will equip professionals with all the skill sets to understand and execute a best-in-class cannabis cultivation facility, whether big or small.

Addressing Knowledge Gaps

We’re committed to contributing to normalized professional development by addressing these three major knowledge gaps:

  • Sharing Communal Knowledge:  Since the beginning of cannabis, users learned about the plant, its products, consumption methods, and wellness benefits from sharing knowledge peer-to-peer. Virtually everything we know about the plant was taught in informal settings. As the industry scales and “professionalizes,” we aim to embrace existing networks and share best practices for equity in cannabis.

  • Recognizing Legacy Skillsets:  With the onset of certificate programs and cannabis college degrees, how do we recognize and support individuals with legacy skillsets? Whether you’re a cultivator, extractor, street-level dealer, or anything in between, your experience should be valued, and you should be welcomed into the regulated space. Seed Talent offers various ways to verify and promote your skill sets without the need for costly certificates or educational programs.

  • Improving Corporate Culture through Professional Development:  Professional development is as vital as ever, offering opportunities to close wage gaps for women and people of color. As new job-seekers enter limited-license states, we can help companies understand that the real differentiators are those who are passionate, capable, and tied to a common north star — not big-money consultants.