Eaze’s e-commerce platform is meant to feel familiar.
Scrolling horizontally and vertically through product pictures is practically Netflixian. Refining results with tag-based filtering borders on the Amazonic. And when a click of a button turns results into ordered products hitching a ride to a front door, it’s a little Uberish.
Eaze’s software facilitates medical marijuana deliveries in California by connecting patients to dispensaries that sell and then deliver the products.
The burgeoning San Francisco-based startup — which hauled in $27 million in investment capital on Thursday — is among a growing class of tech companies and marijuana industry insiders who predict that dispensaries will go the way of Blockbuster Video as the Golden State begins legal recreational marijuana sales in 2018.