We’re guided by our values
Who we are
Backbone is the first and only fully configurable supply chain management platform. Our supply chain mesh approach helps companies embed and enable resilience during times of volatility.
We built Backbone to help cannabis operators succeed in an increasingly challenging industry: strict regulation & compliance, rapidly shifting supply & demand, increased competition, and lack of transparency.
By the numbers
Total biomass tracked
Production runs in 2021
How we got here
How we got here
Long-time cannabis operator, meets Silicon Valley tech veterans in Humboldt, California. Their mission: understand the hurdles impacting cannabis operators.
The team interviews a dozen operators, manufacturers, cultivators, and dispensary owners to learn about their biggest challenges. Backbone is founded to help cannabis and hemp operators track every nuance of their supply chain and optimize manufacturing processes.
8 team members
Backbone team builds robust supply chain software for the most complex and regulated supply chain in the world: cannabis
6 new team members
Backbone offers solutions that help operators react to global supply chain volatility caused by global Covid pandemic. Backbone onboards customers in California, Colorado, Tennessee, Texas, Oregon, Michigan, the U.K and Canada. The first global cannabis brand, Cookies, selects Backbone to manage supply chain through international expansion. 1.6 Million kg of materials processed, 65,000 production runs, 226 Software Updates
42 new team members!
Backbone onboards operators in industries across the global supply mesh including agriculture and pharmaceuticals Backbone processes 100K METRC events and hits one million Metrc tags passing through their system, effectively saving cannabis operators thousands of hours
10 new team members so far!
Employees love working at Backbone.
"I have been impressed by the great leadership and a clear vision at Backbone. I see the value in the work I’m doing and I have plenty of work to keep me busy. I was nervous about making such a big change: new team, new industry, new technology but I’m given the space to push myself and try new things without fear of failure"
Most importantly, we’ve got a diverse team of experts to support your process as you grow
The Backbone team consists of engineers, product managers, and savvy problem solvers from Oracle NetSuite, Sage Intacct, and Intuit, and seasoned Humboldt County cannabis operators with decades of experience. We are building a custom experience for you.