Archive: marijuana

Best of 2018: Cannabis

By Allison Brickell on December 29, 2018

Today we’re ending our top reads of 2018 series with the joys of cannabis investing.

Our Top Reads of 2018

By Allison Brickell on December 27, 2018

We’re looking back at our favorite First Stage Investor reads of 2018. Topics include crypto, cannabis and startups.

2019 Investing Goals

By Allison Brickell on December 20, 2018

In this month’s poll, we’re asking about investment goals, future bitcoin prices and more.

Politicians Don’t Know Best

By Vin Narayanan on December 17, 2018

Politicians don’t know best - but they are all too willing to override voters’ rights.
It’s the end of the year, but the markets aren’t slowing down. Adam Sharp shares the stories he’s watching this week, along with some analysis.

Pot Production in the Golden State

By Allison Brickell on December 10, 2018

As the California marijuana market continues to grow, certain regions are emerging as the dominant producers.

News Fix: DARPA Eyes the Blockchain

By Vin Narayanan on December 8, 2018

In today’s News Fix, DARPA is turning toward the blockchain, institutions keep investing in crypto, and both crypto and cannabis have a busy week.
In today’s Cannabis Report, we’re covering Michigan legalizing recreational marijuana and New Jersey taking steps toward legalization.

Updates From Vegas: First Stage Investor Cannabis Report

By Allison Brickell on December 3, 2018

The First Stage Investor team provides an inside look at MJBizCon, a massive marijuana business conference in Las Vegas.

The Passion Driving Cannabis Entrepreneurs

By Adam Sharp on November 30, 2018

Just before Thanksgiving, Adam attended the largest U.S. cannabis industry conference. Speaking with all these entrepreneurs reinforced his belief that cannabis could be the most transformative industry of this century.

Mailbag: Marijuana Business, Crypto Market Rebound

By Early Investing on November 25, 2018

In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing Team digs into the marijuana business and a potential crypto market rebound.

Mailbag: Decriminalizing Marijuana, Bitcoin Halving

By Early Investing on November 18, 2018

In this week’s Mailbag, the Early Investing Team answers questions about marijuana decriminalization and bitcoin halving.

Digging Into the Marijuana Business in Vegas

By Vin Narayanan on November 17, 2018

Half of the Early Investing Team traveled to MJBizCon this week... and it’s one of the most exciting conferences they’ve ever been to.

Cyber Monday, Criminal Evidence and More

By Allison Brickell on November 15, 2018

Back in October, we polled First Stage Investor members about 5G technology, recreational marijuana, climate change and bitcoin futures. Here’s what we learned...

News Fix: Not All Political Victories Are Created Equal

By Vin Narayanan on November 10, 2018

It’s been a good week for the legal marijuana industry. But before we get too excited, we need to remember that not all political victories (or defeats) are created equal.

Survey Finds 62% of Americans Approve of Marijuana Legalization

By Allison Brickell on October 15, 2018

According to a new Pew Research Center survey, a full 62% of Americans say marijuana use should be legalized. This is good news for cannabis investors.