Players Network, Inc. (PNTV)
Players Network, Inc. (PNTV) is a diversified holding company operating in marijuana and media. PNTV owns 86% of Green Leaf Farms Holdings, LLC (Green Leaf Farms) which has Nevada state-issued cultivation and production license(s). The cultivation license enables Green Leaf Farms to grow marijuana and the production license enables them to create extracts which are used for cartridges, oils and edibles. WeedTV.com is a wholly owned subsidiary which is developing the ultimate resource for the marijuana lifestyle. PNTV has been a fully reporting, publicly traded company since 1998.
Green Leaf Farms Holdings, LLC (Green Leaf)
Green Leaf produces medical and recreational cannabis products. Revenues are generated by selling their cannabis products to licensed dispensaries throughout Nevada. Green Leaf's mission is to produce the highest quality and safest pharmaceutical-grade cannabis to all levels of consumers. They utilize the most efficient cultivation methods in order to lower expenses for consumers and to maximize returns for investors.
They are a privately held company with a unique business model as they are one of only a few companies who have been granted Medical Marijuana Establishment (MME) licenses in Nevada for both cultivation and production.
The Cultivation License enables Green Leaf to grow cannabis which will produce flower. The Production License enables them to process flower (cannabis) and cannabis byproducts into extremely pure concentrates, extracts, and oils which are used in medicine, cartridges and edibles. Green Leaf has both acquired and developed proprietary cannabis strains and will continue to be committed to cannabis research and development.
Green Leaf is located in North Las Vegas, Nevada on 2.3 acres in a state-of-the-art 26,000-square-foot facility. They have a seasoned team of professional growers and operators to manage the facility with proven best practices to ensure they have the highest quality products available.
WeedTV.Com is a niche social network and lifestyle channel destination for the marijuana industry. They are developing the "go-to" source for information, entertainment, products and services for people who relate to the marijuana lifestyle and an active social community. WeedTV.com features daily stories sourced by WeedTV.com correspondents and contributors from around the world.
Programming includes, political news, business news on the industry, financial analysis from industry experts, growing tips, cooking tips, the "Weed101" section, medical applications/issues, lifestyle features, and entertainment specials.
WeedTV.com's first original series is titled "High Stakes." High Stakes was developed by Michael Berk, the company's Chief Creative Officer and creator of one of the most popular cable series of all time, Baywatch. High Stakes is docu-series that follows the team at Green Leaf Farms as they build their facility and launch their marijuana business.
By leveraging media, WeedTV.com builds long-term brand equity and connects consumers to businesses. This is accomplished through fresh and relevant content such as professionally produced branded television segments, user-generated videos, blogs, editorials, tweets (twitter), photos, special offers, events and custom-designed contests to engage both consumers and businesses with their brands and services.
Marijuana Accelerator (www.MarijuanaAccelerator.com) is an ecosystem for the marijuana industry designed to connect entrepreneurs and investors to our network and develop partnerships. Marijuana Accelerator's mission is to identify and develop ventures in the marijuana industry.
PNTV acquired MarijuanaIncubator.net and further developed it to launch Marijuana Accelerator. The main purpose of Marijuana Accelerator for PNTV is to identify resources to further PNTV's businesses as well as identify new acquisition targets. Specifically, PNTV will utilize Marijuana Accelerator to achieve the following:
- Identify Companies, Entrepreneurs, and Ideas. This will be a fantastic source for our own deal flow. We published our plan to identify seed to sale ventures (cultivation, production, and dispensaries) in target states as well as technology ventures.
- Continue to Build our Network. We hope to identify partners and potential joint ventures to enhance the distribution of our products and services.
- Identify Investors and Investment Groups. In addition to investing our own capital, PNTV would like to identify other strategic investment groups to invest with us.
- Identify Leaders. Identify leaders, advisors, officers and directors to place in our portfolio companies as well as PNTV. Marijuana Accelerator is used to identify ventures focused on seed to sale solutions and new technology.
Marijuana and Media Strategy
While developing WeedTV.com, the PNTV team realized they could implement a vertical strategy to utilize their media platform (WeedTV.com) to drive business and awareness to their cannabis products (Green Leaf Farms). Through the audience and reach of WeedTV.com, they will build brand value and cross market their own marijuana products, as well as generate revenues by marketing other companies' products and services.