Would You Invest in Jay-Z’s $10 Million Minority-Based Cannabis Investment Fund?

In order to help get more black entrepreneurs into the cannabis industry – Jay Z has launched a fund worth $ 10 million dollars to invest in minority cannabis businesses. He recently was interviewed on the Wall Street Journal where he said; “We were the ones most negatively affected by…

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Corona beer brewer extends pot bet with $3.8 billion investment

By Eric Pfanner, Kristine Owram and Jen Skerritt Constellation Brands is spending C$ 5 billion ($ 3.8 billion) to boost its stake in Canadian cannabis grower Canopy Growth Corp., betting legalization of the drug will continue to gain traction in the U.S. and around the world. Constellation, the brewer of…

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BDS Analytics, a Boulder-based cannabis data leader, lands $3.5 million investment

Boulder’s BDS Analytics, a leading data repository for the cannabis industry, just landed a cash infusion to fuel its ambitions of national and international expansion. BDS received $ 3.5 million to build up its sales and development workforce in Michigan, New England and Canada -places that have legalized recreational marijuana…

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Beer and spirits giant sets its sights on cannabis, with massive $200M investment

Published: Oct 30, 2017, 8:17 am • Updated: Oct 30, 2017, 9:49 am By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff Constellation Brands, the alcohol goliath that two years ago acquired craft beer darling Ballast Point Brewing Co., is putting its money toward another emerging sector — cannabis-based beverages. The Victor, N.Y.-based…

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Eaze accelerating marijuana delivery tech with $27 million investment

Published: Sep 14, 2017, 12:40 pm • Updated: Sep 14, 2017, 1:41 pm By Alicia Wallace, The Cannabist Staff A tech company focused on cannabis delivery is going full-throttle in California. Eaze, a San Francisco-based firm that developed software to facilitate marijuana delivery sales, hauled in $ 27 million in…

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