For Episode 182 of Amplify Your Business, we’re joined by David Thomas, the founder of BudSense. BudSense is a Software as a Service provider that offers branded, customized cannabis dispensary menus and digital signage that you can change as often as your inventory changes. They take the pain out of having to manually create store menus and tracking inventory with spreadsheets and a sharpie for crossing out sold out strains. Everything is fully customizable for whatever new stock you get in on delivery days to update and print paper menus and signage.
To learn more, visit the BudSense website.
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00:00 - Intro
00:42 - What are three things that every entrepreneur should know?
03:17 - What is BudSense and what is the problem you’re trying to solve?
06:15 - When you say that the inventory changes 5% on a regular basis, what do you mean by that?
08:45 - Is BudSense a SaaS with hardware included?
9:24 - In terms of BudSense as opposed to running brick-and-mortar dispensaries, what do you like about this business model?
12:28 - Does BudSense have an early mover advantage that’s going to play out in your favour?
13:38 - What is your biggest challenge, outside of just cost-benefit analysis?
15:36 - Is it a challenge for you to put your trust in team members after spending so much time micromanaging everything yourself?
18:18 - What would you say is the key to the success you’ve found so far in this space?
20:18 - Can you speak to me about the intentionality that you have around the culture you’re creating within BudSense?
22:06 - Can you explain to us how you fill the positions that you have available in your company?
30:26 - If you could write a letter to the you that was just starting BudSense, what would that letter say?
34:07 - What is easier now that you’ve been doing this for a while?
35:48 - Did moving to Victoria happen before or after you figured out the whole work-life balance thing?
36:37 - Who or what inspires you?
40:59 - If someone wanted to get in contact with you, how could they do that?
41:44 - Outro
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