Author: Vin Narayanan

Carl's Jr. is testing a CBD-infused sauce in Colorado and Wall Street has caught IPO fever.
I used to think the farm life was simple. But I’ve finally accepted that farming isn’t a romantic profession - it’s a data-driven industry.
In the news this week, California is facing pot delivery troubles, Uber is getting ready to IPO and Congress is allowing a monopoly on tax preparation.

News Fix: The Fed – and the Feds – Are Confused

By Vin Narayanan on March 23, 2019

In this week's News Fix, the Fed rolls over, the FDA passes the CBD buck to Congress and startup fever is catching.

Airdrop Alert: Presearch

By Vin Narayanan on March 19, 2019

This week’s airdrop is Presearch, a company that thinks Google has too much power.
This week, investors had to carefully consider how to handle Boeing stock. And Aurora Cannabis landed a powerful new advisor.

Oregon Marijuana Sales Reflect Supply and Demand

By Vin Narayanan on March 11, 2019

Oregon’s marijuana sales are a perfect illustration of supply and demand in the market.

News Fix: Legalizing Pot Increases Snack Food Sales

By Vin Narayanan on March 9, 2019

Researchers have made it official. Legalizing pot increases snack food sales. But for some reason, food companies are ignoring the data.
This week, the News Fix is pondering how bitcoin is saving lives... and marijuana is taking the first steps toward mainstream acceptance.
This week's News Fix examines the importance of luck for startups; an Excel error hurting a stock; and the latest from SoftBank, bitcoin and ketchup.
In this week’s News Fix, software is taking over the startup world, J.P. Morgan unveils its own cryptocurrency and Comcast tries to connect with startups.

News Fix: Google and Facebook Up Their Blockchain Game

By Vin Narayanan on February 9, 2019

In this week’s News Fix, an Arizona county prosecutor has charged a cancer patient for a medical marijuana technicality, and Google and Facebook are stepping up their blockchain game.
Now that the 2018 Farm Bill has legalized hemp, the industry has staggering growth potential.
This week’s News Fix tackles the new attorney general nominee’s surprising pot views, Chipotle’s mentorship program and the most popular stock on Robinhood.
In this week’s News Fix, we’re covering crypto taxes, the need for startup lawyers and the insanity of keeping track of conflicting marijuana regulations.