DNA-Based Pathogen Testing Company PathogenDx Raises $3.4 Million In Convertible Note Round

Posted by PathogenDx on July 16, 2018

July 17, 2018 – Tucson, AZPathogenDx Corporation, the innovative provider of DNA-based pathogen testing technology for the cannabis, botanical, food and agriculture industries, announced today the successful completion of a $3.4 million capital raise, completing the company’s convertible note round. The PathogenDx capital raise was co-led by Altitude Investment Management and The Panther Opportunity Fund. Other key funders include CanopyVentures, Tendaji Investments, LLC, PB Venture Group, Salveo Capital, Halley Valley Venture, FlatIron Group, LLC, and Spearflower VC.

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Topics: Company Update

VIP Cannabis Grower Reception June 26th, 2018

Posted by PathogenDx on July 6, 2018

PathogenDx is co-hosting a private Cannabis industry event with Front Range Bioscience. Come meet the industry key players and learn more about farmers, growers and processing companies.

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Topics: Events

The Best Environmental Screening Technology for Cannabis

Posted by Milan Patel on June 29, 2018


Imagine with the stroke of a Q-tip you can identify up to 40 bugs on your cannabis crop and your cannabis facility. which can wreak havoc in terms of compliance testing or worse, destroy your crop entirely. That knowledge is powerful, and it is available to growers now.

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Topics: cannabis testing, Environmental Screening

DNA-Based Cannabis Testing Technology

Posted by Milan Patel on June 22, 2018


Cannabis is now a rapidly-growing industry with a myriad of state regulatory requirements mushrooming up in its wake. Medicinal cannabis undergoes lab testing, requiring the hiring of qualified individuals who understand lab operations as well as the quality and spectrum of various testing procedures.  

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Topics: cannabis testing

DNA Testing Methods

Posted by Milan Patel on June 15, 2018


With recent and ongoing advancements in molecular biology, DNA testing has become a useful instrument to assess the safety, quality and integrity of the cannabis supply chain.

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Topics: cannabis testing

Issue of Marijuana Contamination

Posted by Milan Patel on June 8, 2018


By all accounts, the cannabis industry is booming.

After taking a hard line stance against marijuana earlier this year, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions seems to have been forced to moderate his rhetoric recently as a sea of change in political support for the industry has overwhelmed his mostly unpopular perspective.

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Topics: cannabis contamination

What To Look For When Choosing A Cannabis Testing Lab?

Posted by PathogenDx on June 7, 2018

Businesses should learn about pathogen detection options available and understand how pathogen cannabis testing labs work. 

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Topics: Compliance testing

Cannabis Industry Remediation and Crop Destruction

Posted by Milan Patel on June 6, 2018


With the start of California’s recreational marijuana sales in January of this year, some seismic shifts have occurred in the industry. The cannabis market has mushroomed and regulators want it all tested before it is offered to consumers. 

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Topics: cannabis testing

Insider’s Guide to Effective Pathogen Detection for Marijuana

Posted by Milan Patel on June 1, 2018

According to an article in Forbes, the industry is expected to grow to as much as $50 billion by 2022. That includes not just growers and distribution centers, but also cannabis technology companies, software companies that serve the industry, agricultural companies, and more.

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Topics: cannabis testing, cannabis contamination

How to Ensure the Effective Testing for the Cannabis Industry

Posted by Milan Patel on May 25, 2018


According to Forbes, marijuana is currently legal for recreational use in nine states, and legal for medical use in another twenty-nine states. Regulations are trying to catch up to the sprinting cannabis industry.

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Topics: cannabis testing