For 2nd year in a row, Major Cannabis Edibles Producer Wana Brands seems on the Inc. 5000



Boulder, Colo. (August 14, 2019) – Wana Brands has after once more ranked on the annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s quickest-increasing private providers. The business has earned the rank of #1536 and comes in #9 for providers primarily based in Boulder. 

“There is a perception that the cannabis sector is printing funds. But the reality is that you have to have a sturdy constitution and be capable to deal with a lot of uncertainty to be prosperous in this sector,” stated Nancy Whiteman, Founder &amp CEO, Wana Brands. “We have worked actually difficult more than the previous decade to create a dependable and tasty cannabis edible practical experience that our buyers can count on. Possessing Wana Brands incorporated on the Inc. 5000 for the twond year in a row is recognition of the company’s explosive development. With Wana’s expansion into California and the launch of our Wellness line this Fall, we anticipate to climb even larger on the list in 2020.”

Intrigued by Colorado’s then-emerging cannabis sector and a distinctive chance to make a solution-primarily based organization, Nancy Whiteman launched Wana Brands in 2010 with significantly less than $60,000, focusing on edibles at a time when couple of other individuals have been carrying out the very same. In significantly less than a decade, Wana Brands has turn into the No. 1 infused-edible business in the U.S., grossing $18 million in 2018 with a presence in seven states and plans to be in 14 by the finish of 2020.  

The Inc. ranking is the most current accolade for the company’s efforts. The business ranked 1087 on the 2018 Inc. 5000. Earlier this month, Wana Brands was listed as a Top rated 100 Cannabis Firm by Green Entrepreneur. In April, Wana became the very first business to be named the Cannabis Manufacturer of the Year in the Colorado Manufacturer Awards presented by CompanyWeek. Wana has been named 1 of the Top rated 50 Organizations to Function for by MG Magazine (2018), has been the recipient of the NCIA’s Excellence in Innovation Award for Infused Solutions and Extractions (2018) and The Cannabist People’s Selection Awards for Most effective Edible (2017). 

Wana Brands is 1 of only a handful of infused-solution providers that is owned and run by a lady. Heralded as “The Queen of Legal Weed” by Inc. (May perhaps 2017) and “The Martha Stewart of Edibles” by Entrepreneur (Jan. 2019), Whiteman is 1 of just six girls incorporated in this year’s Higher Occasions 100, and she was listed No. three in this year’s Cannabis Business enterprise Executive’s Top rated Females in Cannabis list, also.

Not only have the providers on the 2019 Inc. 5000 (which are listed on the internet at been incredibly competitive inside their markets, but the list as a complete shows staggering development compared with prior lists. The 2019 Inc. 5000 accomplished an astounding 3-year typical development of 454 %, and a median price of 157 %. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate income was $237.7 billion in 2018, accounting for 1,216,308 jobs more than the previous 3 years.

Total outcomes of the Inc. 5000, such as business profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by sector, area, and other criteria, can be discovered at

“The providers on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so lots of various paths to accomplishment,” stated Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can comply with or investment you can take that will assure this sort of spectacular development. But what they have in frequent is persistence and seizing possibilities.”

The Inc. 5000 list represents a distinctive appear at the most prosperous providers inside the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent tiny corporations. Microsoft, Dell, Domino’s Pizza, Pandora, Timberland, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and lots of other effectively-identified names gained their very first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000. 

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Wana Brands: Improve Your Life.

Integrated in the 2018 Inc. 5000 list at #1087 and boasting a 3-year development price of 455%, Wana Brands is the No. 1 edibles brand in the United States, with extra units and dollars sold than any other brand, according to BDS Analytics 2018 Brand Share Report. Wana leads the sector in good quality, consistency and potency, supplying a variety of various possibilities that allow buyers to make the precise cannabis practical experience they want. Wana items offer you diverse solution types such as edibles, vapes and extended release capsules, 4 various CBD/THC ratios as effectively as a range of various dosages, onset occasions and duration of effects. The portfolio is developed so items can be made use of singly or in mixture to address precise well being, wellness and recreational requires.Wana items are readily available in Colorado, Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Arizona, Nevada and Oregon dispensaries, with California and Florida (as regulations permit) amongst the states imminently coming on the internet. Wana Brands expects to expand internationally to Canada by 2020. For extra details or to subscribe to Wana’s e-newsletter, pay a visit to Stick to Wana on Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube,Pinterest and Facebook.

Extra about Inc. and the Inc. 5000


The 2019 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage income development when comparing 2015 and 2018. To qualify, providers will have to have been founded and creating income by March 31, 2015. They had to be U.S.-primarily based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2018. (Given that then, a quantity of providers on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum income expected for 2015 is $100,000 the minimum for 2018 is $two million. As often, Inc. reserves the ideal to decline applicants for subjective motives. Organizations on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September situation. They represent the leading tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be discovered at 

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