Amanda Ostrowitz, attorney, co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer of CannaRegs Ltd, winner of last fall’s Marijuana Tech Startup Competition, has announced that it will launch its web-accessible database of medical, retail and hemp regulations in late May 2015.
In the past few weeks we have seen some massive volatility in the most active cannabis stocks. At the same time we have seen broad market indexes like the NASDAQ and the S&P 500 hit new record highs, begging the question of whether the cannabis stocks are just following general momentum.
Buyers and sellers in the legal cannabis industry may think they have a handle on market pricing, but legalized cannabis is still a fledgling industry with supply and demand in constant flux.
Stocks started out with a positive bias, but the early bullishness waned as the day continued. Cannabis stocks started the week dragging. Apparently, they had a case of the Mondays.
DENVER — The convention floor at Denver Airport’s Crowne Plaza this sunny Tuesday afternoon in April could be the trade show for any well-established industry.
Cannabis stocks struggled on this Friday trading session. Volumes were low, profit taking in recent high flyers, and poor trading behavior to cap out the week.
Kevin Harrington, a serial entrepreneur and “Shark Tank” investor celebrity, made his first foray into the cannabis industry on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at the Marijuana Investor Summit.
Cannabis stocks traded lightly with a positive bias. The 4/20 holiday is now behind us, 10ks are done, so cannabis traders and investors are looking toward the next potential catalyst. In the coming weeks, we will get a look at 10Qs for Q1.
It has been said that all good things must come to an end, and so too must the Marijuana Investor Summit. Entrepreneurs, investors, and exhibitors came together over the course of three days to share ideas and techniques to make our industry stronger.
As the crowds die down and the tourists begin to dwindle in Denver, the power players of the marijuana industry have been working hard at the Marijuana Investor Summit, networking, educating, and building a better industry. Even though day one was massively successful, day two had no trouble exceeding expectations in both breadth and scope.
The inception of the recreational marijuana market has caused medical sales to decrease significantly in Colorado, according to a new report published by GreenWave Advisors.
Ever since the SEC cracked down on marijuana-related investments in 2014, potential investors have been painfully aware of the need to conduct adequate due diligence on the early-stage companies that come courting.
Away from all of the 4/20 celebrations and madness, the movers and shakers of the marijuana industry, and those that aspire to be, have gathered for a different kind of event: Marijuana Investor Summit.
The idea of funding a startup can seem daunting regardless of the field a company chooses to enter. Emerging entrepreneurs in the legal marijuana industry can improve their prospects by becoming well versed in their funding options before pursuing a particular path to capital.
Back in January, ebbu LLC’s Dooma Wendschuh was embarking on a journey to raise $9 million in venture capital funding.
The pitch meeting is perhaps one of the most intriguing environments for private investments to take place because it forces creators to face kings of capital, where an array of interpersonal interactions can make or break a deal.
More than 115 early-stage startups applied for one of 10 spots within CanopyBoulder’s spring business accelerator program for the legal cannabis industry.
Every industry is only as strong as the connection between the capital needed to grow and maintain it, and the companies themselves, who allocate that capital to expand new markets, lower costs, add services and improve product offerings.
News flow was very light in the cannabis sector, which is not very surprising given the day of the week. As a result, volumes were very low and prices mixed.
The cannabis sector welcomed the successful introduction of MassRoots (OTCQB: MSRT), with shares traded comfortably above $1 with great volume.
The conference circuit is starting to heat up again as several public companies will be attending and speaking at conferences around the country for the remainder of the month.
If one were to ask what health and food safety have to do with cannabis, the answer is a lot! Hemp is a vital part of the cannabis industry.
MassRoots, which will begin trading on or around April 9, 2015, under the ticker MSRT, is set to be the first public cannabis company with a revenue model and a customer acquisition strategy built entirely around social media platforms.
Through her teaching position at the Art Center College of Design, Ophelia Chong is intimately familiar with marijuana’s quiet yet omnipresent role in the creative arts world.
One of the best parts of being a cannabis investor is being able to witness history in the making on a daily basis. This time it is the announcement of the first cannabis tech IPO with MassRoots (OTC Pink: MSRT) preparing to come online this month.
This week, Mass Roots—a sort-of Facebook for weed lovers—will be one of the first canna-businesses to go public.
Part incubator and part back-end business services provider, Common Bond Collaborative is a company based out of Tampa, Florida, aimed at helping entrepreneurs with great ideas build their businesses and connect with the right investors.
Public stock investors in the cannabis industry are largely relegated to the over-the-counter marketplace. This is much different from stocks trading on an exchange, and far less expensive for companies to access.
The cannabis companies to watch are the ones who will be building out product lines and establishing messages that address women.
Find out why investors and cannabis companies are converging on The Marijuana Investor Summit in April in Denver. Avoid the mistakes that most rookie cannabis investors make and understand where the market is heading before the masses.
The latest innovation in cannabis tourism and travel is carving out a niche among vacation and travel accommodation rental websites by offering access to cannabis-friendly lodging worldwide.
Cannabis stocks ended the first quarter of the year in the red as many companies continue to experience selling pressures and poor liquidity.
As one of the fastest growing sectors in America, legal cannabis and its ancillary markets are attracting investors eager to take part in the “green rush,” and opportunities for partnerships to blossom abound.
Considering an investment in the cannabis industry? Consider this a brief starting guide to making responsible choices. It may help you determine if considering an investment in the cannabis industry is right for you.
Bud Genius Inc. (RIGH 0.0003 0.00%), a leading laboratory for cannabis testing and a branding specialist, recently announced that it signed a letter of intent to acquire Evergreen Licensing, the exclusive licensor of Tommy Chong marijuana, hemp, and cannabis-related products.
Calling all cannabis CEOs: the market is kindly asking for you to stop with press releases that recap industry updates.
Applying traditional marketing techniques in the emerging cannabis industry makes some new business owners cringe. In a marketplace that evolved quickly and is accustomed to relying on word-of-mouth as a primary marketing strategy, tactical brand building can seem daunting.
Cannabis stocks were under pressure today. News flow was light and so was the overall interest. Friday, anyone?
Medical marijuana is a legal industry in Israel, estimated to be worth $40 million. It has benefitted greatly from 50 years of research and development at academic institutions like the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Cannabis stocks just kind of bumped along again today. It is interesting how the collective consciousness of some investors can operate on the same wave length.
Founded by AJ Gentile, CEO, and Gene Gentile, his brother, Speed Weed delivers quality medical marijuana to the patients in the Los Angeles area at little to no extra cost for the consumer.
District Grower’s building in Southeast, Washington, D.C., is incognito by design—it shares walls with an auto body shop and has no sign indicating what goes on behind its weathered brick facade.
Wow, the low levels people will reach when trying to manipulate an OTC Pink name are truly fantastic. One brand in particular has been pump-pump-pumping away for weeks.
Does anyone recall the taper tantrum from a couple of years ago? In the midst of the massive Fed money printing, there was a brief period where the markets really struggled from fear of the Fed ending quantitative easing.
Cannabis traders hit the snooze button today as volumes were very slow to get going. Remember, low liquidity generally leads to wide bid/ask spreads and potentially larger % changes.
The recent proposal of the CARERS Act and statements from President Barack Obama have spawned a lot of interest and momentum in cannabis stocks, and it is especially noticeable after such a languid period last year.
Cannabis stocks have not enjoyed the broad market enthusiasm, which is not surprising, but it remains disappointing.
The appeal of LED (light-emitting diode) indoor growing lamps has always been to reduce energy costs. An indoor grow set-up with only four cannabis plants can suck as much electricity as 29 refrigerators.
Consumers who struggle with frequent toothaches now have a cannabis alternative to treat inflammation. AXIM Biotech (OTCQB: AXIM) has introduced Oraximax, the first ever Cannabigerol-based product line.
Cannabis stocks are still working through their own issues. We saw several ridiculous press releases again that amounted to mostly nothing of value.