New office aims to unite the community and help businesses grow and network across the industry
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Paragon, the leading blockchain technology platform focused on bringing transparency to the cannabis industry, announces the official opening of the first cannabis industry co-working space in Los Angeles, ParagonSpace. Located in the heart of Hollywood, between Sunset Boulevard and Tamarind Avenue (1461 Tamarind Ave.), ParagonSpace officially opened its doors in September 2018.
Cannabis industry influencers and celebrities, including Matt Barnes, Chanel West Coast, Enzo Amore as well as press and company partners helped kick-off the opening with an exclusive VIP launch event at the 4,300 sq. foot space. Attendees had an exclusive first-look at ParagonSpace while enjoying drinks, hors d’oeuvres by Valerie Archer of Elevated Chefs, a live DJ, gift bags as well as products and technology on display from a number of partners and friends of Paragon including Dank City, Atlas Edibles, Magic Pipe, Lowell Herb Co, Green Helix, Stone Road, Aurora Elixirs, Kiskanu, Levo Oil, and Stoney Delivery to name a few.
“We understand the difficulties many companies face by being a part of the cannabis industry, which is why we have created ParagonSpace,” said Jessica VerSteeg, CEO of Paragon. “Within our community, entrepreneurs and businesses can collaborate, network and build in a safe, high-tech, affordable co-working space catered to those working in cannabis. By opening up to all verticals of the cannabis industry, whether you’re a manufacturer, creative agency, law firm or freelancer, ParagonSpace brings together all businesses that add to LA’s success in the market. We look forward to welcoming new Paragonians and helping the industry grow together and create a sense of community.”
Los Angeles is projected to become the largest legal retail cannabis market in the United States, with thousands of companies on the ground and even more to come. With close proximity to the freeway, Vine St and plenty of street parking, the building is easily accessible to locals, commuters or visitors from out of town. With ParagonSpace’s affordable memberships, businesses are able to maintain lower costs without worrying about property rentals, permits or utilities and access the priceless mentorship and networking from other experts in the cannabis industry.
ParagonSpace features flex desks, private offices, conference rooms, a lounge, green outdoor yard and will be hosting workshops, panels, and partner events on a monthly basis. Within the Paragon community members have amazing opportunities to find clients, services, resources and investors to support the growth of their company. Memberships are openly available to the public, however business sign-ups will be prioritized for those in the Cannabis space, along with blockchain, tech, and creative industries. Memberships range from as low as $449 to as high as $3,000 per month, depending on package selected. Day passes are also available for just $30 a day to anyone in the cannabis industry who may be visiting the LA area or want to check out the space.
Companies interested in membership information, pricing details or reserving desks and private office space can visit this link.
Paragon seeks to pull the cannabis community from marginalized to mainstream by building blockchain into every step of the cannabis industry and working toward full legalization. Our strength lies in the unique blockchain/cannabis connection that uses smart contracts. We believe in blockchain, and we believe in the benefits of cannabis. More uses of cannabis are coming to light, and we want to accelerate that process. We believe cannabis is good for individuals and good for countries. We are passionate about moving forward in an ethical, morally responsible, and legal way. To learn more about Paragon, visit https://paragoncoin.com/ or follow us at https://twitter.com/paragoncoin.
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