Orleatha Smith: Co-Founder of InclusivePay talks Cannabis payment processing, the CBD Summit and spotting niche business opportunity
This week I’m talking to Orleatha Smith, Co-Founder of InclusivePay, a payment processor that specializes in serving the cannabis and hemp industries. Orleatha is a serial entrepreneur who also founded 20 Dishes, a digital meal planner and app. She holds an advanced degree in education, a biology teaching credential, and is a certified holistic lifestyle coach. She has also been featured in popular publications such as First For Women Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, and on television.
In our chat, Orleatha and I dig into: Her career as a serial entrepreneur and how each business has informed the next; The state of payment processors in the cannabis industry today; The launch of her free upcoming CBD Summit and why it's an invaluable resource for anyone looking to get into the booming CBD industry; How to spot a gap in the market and follow up to see if it’s an opportunity worth pursuing; Researching a biz niche before jumping in; Orleatha's top tips for productivity and connecting with people in any industry!
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