Uber For Pot: Eaze Attracts Investors For Sf Pot Delivery App

Well, now there’s an app for that. Eaze, the brainchild of Keith McCarty, formerly of Yammer, is a mobile app that allows medical marijuana patients in California to get their pot delivered directly to their door. Now, McCarty is courting investors to fund his start-up that is operating out of his apartment in the Marina neighborhood of San Francisco . “It’s been self-funded by me up until now, but with a successful launch we are obviously looking to expand very quickly into other cities, so we are seeking funding right now,” he said. “This week is littered with other investor meetings so we are hoping to close a round soon.” Read More OS X Weed? Stranger things have happened Justin Solomon | CNBC McCarty says the sky is the limit. While he’s starting Eaze in California, he wants to quickly bring the business to other markets, where he believes it can gain traction. “We plan to go to Southern California and then into other states that allow for medical marijuana,” he said, adding that the business needs volume to achieve scale. “I think we want to make sure we get the blueprint right in San Francisco, but we will be expanding outside of San Francisco in a matter of weeks and potentially by later this year into other states,” McCarty adding, on his company’s ambitious plans for growth in the coming months. Read More ‘Big Marijuana’: Watch this lobby group grow According to McCarty, Eaze is delivering a service that has never been created and capitalizes on both mobile technology and convenience for medical marijuana patients in California.
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