Together with CANSOUL we invite you to the Start-up-Challenge #we_grow at the HANFEXPO 2020.

The demand for new developments is increasing rapidly on a global level and innovative solutions are in ever greater demand.


In cooperation with CANSOUL, HANFEXPO has initiated the start-up challenge #we_grow. On three days, start-ups and young companies from the hemp industry have the opportunity to present themselves with #we_grow at HANFEXPO.

Why participate?

With the #we_grow-Challenge at HANFEXPO 2020, start-ups and young companies get the chance to present their ideas and projects to the public, win great prizes and make a valuable contribution to the economic development of the hemp plant.

Who can take part?

All start-ups with products/services for the hemp market can apply for the #we_grow-Challenge.

What can you expect?


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    Pitch your business

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    Visit other startups on site and exchange valuable experiences

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    Network in the HANFEXPO Business Lounge

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    Get information about funding, growing and cannabis

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    Gain valuable feedback from mentors, investors and experts

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    Win great prizes

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    Get to know the organizers personally


Application start: 2nd of March

Pitch end: 5th of April

Announcement participants: 10th of April


1st place: A stand space or advertising measures worth EUR 3,500 for HANFEXPO 2021

2nd place: A stand area or advertising measures worth EUR 2,000 for HANFEXPO 2021

3rd place: tickets to HANFEXPO 2021 from 23rd to 25th of April for the whole team (up to 10 people)

CANSOUL introduces itself:

CANSOUL is the initiator and advisor of the first actively managed hemp share fund in Europe - CANSOUL - Fonds - Hanf Aktien Global (WKN: A2N84J / ISIN: LI0443398271) - and thus opens up market access for private and institutional investors.

The Hanf Aktienfonds invests in the entire value chain of the global hemp industry. These are cultivation, patents and licenses, distribution, research, technology, product range and pharmaceuticals. The portfolio currently comprises 33 companies.

CANSOUL is expanding its expertise through continuous research, international contacts and networks, and the permanent optimisation of its analysis processes.

In addition, they are intensively involved in the local hemp markets and are available as partners to the cannabis start-up scene.




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