BROOMFIELD, CO – 6 Oct, 2017 – R2G Global LLC (Rent2Grow), the world’s first indoor urban grow facility that allows individuals to grow, harvest and store cannabis has acquired WeeGro, of Burlington Canada.
“The WeeGro team brings a new layer of intellectual capital, innovative products and a great deal of industry-specific engineering capability to our team. WeeGro has been focused on the medicinal Canadian cannabis market and has led the way in providing turnkey growing solutions that remove risk and preserve discretion, at the same time.” said Richard Lamb, Co-Founder at R2G Global. “The acquisition expands the range of solutions we can offer our customers, while bringing the leadership necessary to ensure that Canadian municipalities, have an ideal solution, to remove home-growing dangers from households and communities.”
“We are also excited to appoint Dean McCall as our President of Canadian Operations” Lamb explained. “Dean is passionate about innovation and incubation, and has been consulting with early stage companies in the emerging Canadian Cannabis space.”
Dean has served as either a board member or advisor to the following organizations: South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Conference, the Rice Alliance for Technology & Entrepreneurship, and the University of Texas – San Antonio Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Verelo (Acquired by Dyn), MaestroFM, ShopLocket, Cloudability, Mercury Fund, Keen IO, Appsembler, Epic Playground, Vidmaker, Conspire, Emergent One, Drifty, Ziptask, and TechStars Cloud.
“I’m honored to be working with this exceptional team on both sides of the border”, stated Dean McCall. The R2G Global team is a strong, balanced group of business leaders whom I’m proud to be amongst. We are forging new paths in the global cannabis space and quite literally doing life-changing work. It’s going to be a wild ride and I look forward to opening our first facility on Canadian soil.”
Effective immediately, R2G Global will assume responsibility for all sales, service, and support for the WeeGro products. The closing of the asset acquisition is expected to take place in Q4 2017, after which time, the product line will be integrated into its Broomfield, CO location.
About R2G Global
R2G Global (Rent2Grow.com) provides urban farmers with state-of-the-art facilities, agriculture classes, support from master growers, and technology that helps eliminate common safety and health hazards. R2G solves the issues many home growers face including limited space or resources, the up-front costs of a secure facility, the need for discretion and simply a lack of know-how, that can lead to dangerous conditions in a household. Municipalities, HOA’s and property management companies, have all determined that R2G is the best possible solution for this evolving market.
R2G is finalizing legislation in multiple target cities, and will be launching facilities in three states and two countries, in 2018. “Our plan is to have a minimum of 30 facilities by 2023 and realistically, we could easily achieve more than double that number.” said the Rent2Grow Co-Founder, Richard Lamb. “The need has been more than validated, from both a Public Safety and consumer perspective. Honestly, our primary business challenge, is mapped directly to keeping up with the demand. One home related grow-centric tragedy, which could have been avoided, is one too many for our team.”
For more information on Franchise (licensing) the model for your city, state, province, or country, visit www.rent2grow.com
Founded in Spring of 2016 in Ontario Canada, WeeGro provides self-contained, fully automated indoor grow boxes for medical cannabis patients authorized to grow their own medicine. WeeGro provides end-to-end service from consultation to installation.
For more information, visit www.weegro.com
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