Is Hawaii a Startup Paradise?
By KingsCrowd on March 2, 2022
Note from Early Investing’s editors: There’s been a lot of buzz about how Silicon Valley may be losing its throne as a startup hub. Factors such as sky-high living expenses in California, the rise of remote work and online startup investing are changing the entrepreneurial and venture capital landscape. But where will the “next” Silicon Valley be? Our friends at KingsCrowd recently examined how online crowdfunding broke down across state lines in 2021. And…
Nothing Is Immune to Disruption – Including Breakfast
By Vin Narayanan on November 16, 2019
No industry is safe from disruption. Even milk and orange juice are in trouble.
News Fix: Who Watches the Watchers?
By Vin Narayanan on November 2, 2019
In the news this week: Colleges become legal battlegrounds for cannabis, China praises blockchain and the Fix ponders who watches the watchers.
Recreational Marijuana Legalization Would Create Seven Times More Cannabis Jobs in Florida
By Allison Brickell on October 21, 2019
A new study shows legal recreational marijuana in Florida could dramatically increase the number of cannabis jobs in the state. Here’s how close the state is to legalization.
News Fix: FDA Warns Curaleaf About Health Claims
By Vin Narayanan on July 27, 2019
In the news this week, the FDA sends Curaleaf a warning letter, Toyota invests in Didi and Steven Mnuchin is still salty about bitcoin.
News Fix: Don’t Get Spooked by the Fed
By Allison Brickell on July 13, 2019
In the news this week, bitcoin takes a dive after the Fed voices concerns over Libra, Trump trash-talks crypto on Twitter, and Facebook doesn’t go for India.
Cannabis Report: MedMen Expanding Into Florida
By Early Investing on June 20, 2019
This week in weed, MedMen begins its ambitious Florida expansion, Texas takes a big step forward and New York stumbles in its attempt to legalize recreational marijuana before the end of its legislative session.
News Fix: Uber IPOs and Crypto Markets Barely React to Binance Hack
By Vin Narayanan on May 11, 2019
This week, the Fix reports on Uber’s IPO, the Binance hack and medical marijuana fights in Florida.
News Fix: Software Startups Take Over, Florida Moves Closer to Legalizing Smokable Medical Marijuana
By Vin Narayanan on February 16, 2019
In this week’s News Fix, software is taking over the startup world, J.P. Morgan unveils its own cryptocurrency and Comcast tries to connect with startups.
Cannabis Report: Florida Aims for Business-Friendly Industry; California’s Legal Market Struggles; A New IPO
By Early Investing on January 31, 2019
In this week’s Cannabis Report, a new cannabis company joins the Canadian Securities Exchange, Florida aims to ease up industry requirements and California’s legal market suffocates under heavy taxes.
Cannabis Report: Florida Governor to Broaden Marijuana Market, Rhode Island Considers Legalization
By Allison Brickell on January 17, 2019
In the first Cannabis Report of 2019, Canopy Growth Corp. is off to a strong start, Florida is changing its tune and Rhode Island is feeling the domino effect.
Florida’s Medical Marijuana Market Grows
By Allison Brickell on January 14, 2019
Florida’s medical marijuana market has seen substantial growth over a nine-month span and will likely continue in 2019.