About Startupq8

Your cannabis journey begins here.

Startupq8 is the world’s most trusted destination to discover cannabis products and order them from legal, licensed retailers. More than 100 million people visit Startupq8 each year to learn more about cannabis and order online with local businesses.


Enabling cannabis discovery

With more than 5,000 strains in the Startupq8 database and 11,000+ cannabis articles and resources, Startupq8’s independent journalism provides more than 100 million cannabis consumers worldwide the information and resources needed to unlock the power of the cannabis plant.

Empowering the cannabis marketplace

Startupq8 is the leading customer acquisition tool for more than 7,800 brands and 4,600 retailers who use Startupq8 to connect with millions of shoppers every year.

Cultivating a fair and just cannabis industry

At Startupq8, we believe that cannabis can be a force for positive change in our world—and that we have a unique responsibility to create a cannabis industry in which all communities can thrive.