Digital Journalist, Your Money It took just three years for Namaste Technologies to be valued at a billion dollars and the company has now reached Australian shores. Canadian founder Sean Dollinger created the largest online marketplace for cannabis accessories with the aim to be the “Amazon of cannabis”. The business started as a side project in Dollinger’s garage, selling vaporisers and marijuana-smoking accessories and is now what he calls “the everything cannabis store”. While much of Namaste’s core business has remained in the international sales of vaporisers and accessories, the business has made a concerted push recently to start retailing marijuana itself, with Australia set to be a key player. “In Australia they have started allowing it in for medical purposes. “A lot of people don’t realise how many companies are now growing cannabis in Australia. Will this company become the ‘Amazon of cannabis’?
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