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Valuations: Why Revenues Matter...But Only Sometimes

One of the black box mysteries I am often asked about is valuation of a company during an investment. As I've been preparing for a presentation I’m,...

CBD: Hemp vs. Marijuana - The Data on how CBD is selling in Dispensaries

The CBD sector is growing at an exponential rate. If you've walked an industry trade show recently, you've certainly noticed an increasing array of,...

Where to Start a Cannabis Business

Good conversation today with an entrepreneur looking to get into the cannabis industry with a new startup. The first question of the conversation was,...

Valuation Magic: 4 Dollar Shave Club Data Points

Unilever purchased Dollar Shave Club for an even one billion dollars. Let's look at four metric from publicly available data (WSJ - paywall) on the,...

Is Yahoo! a Pig in Lipstick or a Unicorn in Disguise?

I hold some Yahoo! stock so I've been keeping a close eye on the "auction" process currently underway. Despite the hype I still tend to believe in the,...

Investor Impact of Ohio Legalizing Medical marijuana

Ohio Legalized Medical Marijuana:

The nation's 7th largest state, Ohio, just legalized medical marijuana. Not only did they legalize it, they legalized,...