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In the wake of yet another mass shooting, many Americans are outraged and terrified. While lawmakers continue to argue over gun control legislation, the effects of gun violence are being felt across the country.  That includes businesses too. The May 24 shooting in Uvalde, Texas — which left 19 children and two adults dead — has prompted thousands of Salesforce employees to push their company to cut ties with…

News Fix: Cannabis Industry Reaches New Highs

By Allison Brickell on April 20, 2022

It’s April 20, which means cannabis enthusiasts around the country are celebrating what Ronald Reagan once called “probably the most dangerous drug in the United States.” Today, that remark seems pretty outdated. A full 37 states have legalized marijuana in some form (medically or recreationally). Eighteen…
Since Russia invaded Ukraine two weeks ago, the war has taken over worldwide news headlines. From the atrocities of war to human rights catastrophes, heroic acts by Ukranians and the impact of the war on the global markets, it’s hard to keep up with all of the news.

News Fix: Global Crypto Edition

By Allison Brickell on February 2, 2022

It’s been a hectic start of the year for crypto. Now that we’ve made it to the second month of 2022, let’s dive into crypto news updates.  Market Update First, a market update. Bitcoin has been on a downward trend…

How to Play the End Game

By Adam Sharp on July 24, 2020

It’s been another crazy week in markets. There are a bunch of topics I want to discuss with you. So today we’re going to look at five stories, with brief commentary on each.   Grant Williams and Bill Fleckenstein Interview Jim Grant about “The End…

Demand for Startup WhereBy.Us Is Surging

By Andy Gordon on April 6, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has made getting reliable news and information more valuable than ever. And startup WhereBy.Us has seen an increase in business as a result.

Arbit Poll: How High Will Bitcoin Go?

By Early Investing on June 17, 2019

How high will bitcoin climb this year? We’d like to hear your thoughts.

News Fix: Robinhood Keeps Besting the Banks

By Vin Narayanan on December 15, 2018

In this week’s News Fix, we’re seeing Robinhood drive banks crazy, late-stage startups plan their IPOs and more.

Top Reads of the Week

By Adam Sharp on October 12, 2018

A quick rundown of the best reads of the week in pre-IPO startups and cryptocurrency.

Big Investors Gear Up for Bitcoin

By Vin Narayanan on July 7, 2018

Prices of bitcoin rallied this week as institutional investors began moving in, and one big company showed how serious it was about blockchain.
This week’s News Fix looks at good news for institutional investors who want to invest in cryptocurrencies, the SEC’s “fake” ICO website, the proposed blockchain phone and other news from the week that was.