Archive: First Stage Investor

In order to succeed, cannabis investors need to learn a very important lesson about industry regulations.

Airdrop Alert: Althea

By Vin Narayanan on August 6, 2019

Today’s airdrop, Althea, wants to bring you a decentralized internet service that’s faster, cheaper and better than what traditional internet service providers can provide.

How the Fed Has Given Up

By Adam Sharp on August 1, 2019

The Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the first time in 11 years this week. Here’s how investors should handle it.

20/20 GeneSystems Is on the Verge of a Big Upswing

By Andy Gordon on July 29, 2019

20/20 GeneSystems is expanding its marketing efforts and is on the verge of major revenue growth.

Cannabis Report: Curaleaf Grows by Acquisition

By Early Investing on July 25, 2019

Curaleaf is growing the only way it can. And it’s nothing to sniff at.

Airdrop Alert: Fesschain

By Allison Brickell on July 23, 2019

Today’s airdrop is Fesschain, a multilayered blockchain platform that integrates artificial intelligence to create a better electronic settlement system.

Arbit Poll: Who Should Be Allowed to Innovate?

By Early Investing on July 22, 2019

Congress doesn’t trust Facebook to innovate payment services. But if big tech can’t innovate, then who can?
This week, legislators had the opportunity to make progress on key issues surrounding Facebook’s innovative Libra proposal. But too many politicians wasted it.
Bakkt is a week away from testing its bitcoin futures contracts. And it’s clear the service will be launching very soon.
Canopy Growth's earnings report wasn’t exactly full of surprises, but its stock price still had a strong reaction. Here’s why.

Airdrop Alert: Rally

By Vin Narayanan on July 9, 2019

This week’s airdrop is Rally, a social media rewards system that wants you - not social media companies - to earn money for your data.

Magic Instruments Update and Handling Failure

By Andy Gordon on July 1, 2019

Startup investors need to invest in as many startups as possible, especially when dealing with failure.

Airdrop Alert: Divi and MyCointainer

By Andy Gordon on June 25, 2019

This week’s airdrop is a partnership between Divi and MyCointainer. Both are striving to make the overall crypto experience easier.
When Facebook announced its Libra cryptocurrency, everyone started to freak out about Facebook taking over the world. In reality, it’s getting help from some friends.

Cannabis Report: MedMen Expanding Into Florida

By Early Investing on June 20, 2019

This week in weed, MedMen begins its ambitious Florida expansion, Texas takes a big step forward and New York stumbles in its attempt to legalize recreational marijuana before the end of its legislative session.

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.