Christopher Donaldson, who is pursuing his MBA at Boston University, wants to bring artificial intelligence into the marijuana industry to help with quality control and to build bridges between testing facilities and growers.
It’s a goal he’s now closer to after winning the fourth annual, and first virtual, Boston University Cannabis Startup Competition.
Sponsored by the BU alumni-founders of Green Lion Partners, the startup competition looks to create opportunities for current students and alumni entrepreneurs who are developing innovative ancillary companies within the cannabis industry.
At the competition, Donaldson presented EROWTH, a machine learning company with a goal of building quality control and prediction models primarily for growers and testing labs.
“We’re trying to help build bridges and communications between testing facilities, growers and machines just so there’s more transparency, people have more data