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Cannabis Startup Business Incubator

We, coachconnect and invest in confident founders with big ideas of success.


By fostering a strong ecosystem of networks and resources, the Cannabis Start-Up Incubator helps startups in and around take their ideas to the next level.


10-years of experience successfully planning and launching award-winning clients in the medical cannabis,  recreational and hemp sectors licensing over 100 operations from Alaska to Florida.


Experience Matters

Cannabis Start-Up Incubator™ is a network featuring prominent nationally recognized cannabis leaders, advocates, medical professionals, scientist, cultivators, extractors, attorneys and entrepreneurs that provides cannabis and hemp startups the experience and tools needed to enable rapid, exponential growth and success.


Founded by KC Stark, we seek entrepreneurs who possess unique, disruptive ideas and aim to convert these ideas into thriving local businesses.


Contact us today and see how we can help you achieve your goals.

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Let’s Work Together

The team at Cannabis Startup Incubator™ is ready to help prepare your business for the next level of cannabis legalization.


Coming from a wide array of backgrounds, every single member is knowledgeable, well-connected and eager to turn your idea into a thriving business.

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Sharon Ward Cannabis Advocate



Coined by the media as the "Steve Jobs of Weed" Kansas City native KC Stark regularly consults, advocates, and educates legislatures and cannabis entrepreneurs. His 10-year record includes award-winning cannabis clients across the nation. With local roots and national reach, his experience has helped many businesses overcome historical obstacles and achieve local and national acclaim. KC Stark was recently selected as one of the "Top 100 People To Know" in the cannabis industry.


Community Ambassador 

An innovative leader who has been critical to the success of our endeavors, we are privileged to have Sharon Ward as a part of our Kansas City team. We are always impressed with the knowledge and skill that she contributes to our team and our great city. Her personal experience with cannabis has been life saving. Sharon Ward works to improve, educate and elevate the Kansas City communities and is a proud local ambassador for positive cannabis impacts for our city and state.


Legal Counsel

Joani Harshman, Esq. mastered her law degree at the University of Missouri, Kansas City, graduating in the top third of her class. Her extensive experience in criminal defense has been a valuable asset to advocates and businesses navigating the cannabis & hemp laws. Joani Harshman is dedicated to insuring a viable and accessible markets for local entrepreneurs. Work side by side with legal counsel as your prepare your businesses for absolute compliance in accordance with Amendment 2.

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Diaya Roth Cannabis Financial Analyst


Cannabis Consumer 

Larisa E. Bolivar, M.A., has over 18 years of cannabis related experience and is a recognized trailblazer and pioneer in the cannabis industry.  Noted by the Washington Post as “one of the city’s [Denver] most well-known proponents of decriminalizing marijuana nationally,” Ms. Bolivar has a long history in the cannabis space as an activist, advocate, policy-worker and entrepreneur.  In addition to overseeing the daily legislative updates she also directs operations for the Cannabis Consumers Coalition. Larisa Bolivar was recently selected as one of the "Top 100 People To Know" in the cannabis industry.


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Culinary Arts

Eddie Jackson regularly consults with team members as well as partners to review long term goals. Our portfolio companies have come to rely on Eddie Jackson, who has experience of turning a plant into a solution to solve a business problem and create opportunities. He owns and operates licensed cannabis extraction facilities and also is renowned for his culinary arts. Think cannabis jalapeno strawberry jam. Stay tuned for upcoming classes on extraction, chemistry and culinary arts. Learn how to best prepare your medical marijuana infused product facilities.


Financial Analyst

"Waste not. Want not." It's an ancient principle that applies in every business handbook. With that said, Diaya's Roth's experience ranges from start-ups to corporate giants. With 20+ years financial analytics and business forecasting, her talents offers critical and valuable financial insights for planing, building and expanding your cannabis businesses. By monitoring key performance indicators, trends, cause of variances, competitors activities as well as operating efficiency-on time delivery, quality control times, and labor usage. Learn how to best prepare your financials for your medical marijuana business applications. 


Thank you for visiting Cannabis Start Up Incubator ™. To find out more, contact our experienced team of cannabis professionals.

300 E 39th St
KC, MO, 64111