I think that the future is not going to be smoking of cannabis. It's going to be all the other things.
So there's
a huge, huge boom in alternative forms of ingestion.

Celia Watson Seupel - CNBC

A survey by the research arm of ArcView Group valued the legal cannabis
market at $1.53 billion in 2013, with a projected 68% increase for 2014.

Rebecca Hiscott - Mashable

The reason there's so much opportunity in ancillary businesses is because the industry
is being underserved by traditional players,"
Dayton said. "In part, it's because they
fear the reputational risk and they fear the market is too small. But it's growing fast.

Jack Smith - LA Times

  • November
  • November 15, 2014

    Cannabis hedge funds join the green rush

    "The inventiveness of the new entrepreneurs was on full display here at the "shark tank" conference organized by the ArcView Group, a San Francisco firm that helps deep-pocketed investors find promising cannabis startups."

  • November 12, 2014

    Pot start-up rolls out accessories

    ArcView's CEO Troy Dayton joined CNBC's Power pitch as a commentator on The Bureau; a cannabis start-up with hopes for success in the industry.

  • November 11, 2014

    Marijuana Trade Show in Las Vegas

    CNN interviews ArcView President Stephen DeAngelo on the state of the cannabis industry, policy reform and investing in ArcView start-ups.

  • November 11, 2014

    Marijuana businesses vie for money from investors

    "It looked like any typical business conference except it was all centered on marijuana. The entrepreneurs were on a speed date of sorts. They have just minutes to convince investors their marijuana business is worth taking a chance on."

  • November 11, 2014

    Investors Flock to Las Vegas to hear pitches from marijuana companies

    ""If you look around this room you see everything from cannabis cultivators to cannabis retailers, people who are developing extract machinery, people who are developing software platforms, people who are launching hedge funds to invest into the industry," said Stephen DeAngelo, President of ArcView Group"

  • November 11, 2014

    Investors betting on marijuana in U.S.

    CNN was on site in Las Vegas covering our most recent Investor Forum. Follow the video link above and hear from ArcView's CEO Troy Dayton and company members Auntie Dolores and Meadow!

  • November 7, 2014

    Vegas hosts ‘marijuana shark tank’ with Ricki Lake, millionaires and politicos

    "The event is hosted by the ArcView Investor Network of billionaires and techies."

  • November 5, 2014

    Legal cannabis industry to quadruple by 2018: ArcView

    "The legal cannabis industry will quadruple by 2018. It's expected to top 10 billion in the next four years according to the ArcViewGroup."

  • October
  • October 15, 2014

    2014 Power Players

    "Troy Dayton brings together hundreds of investors and entrepreneurs annually and calculates that more than $10 million has been invested as a direct result of the ArcView pitch sessions"

  • October 8, 2014

    5 Tips for a Successful Cannabusiness Investment Pitch

    ""It’s like the perfect time to be raising capital, because there’s a lot of eager money out there,” said Troy Dayton, chief executive officer of the ArcView Group, which runs an investment network that has helped generate at least $14 million in investments into 28 companies over the past few years."

  • September
  • September 27, 2014

    Big Money Bets Weed Will Bring in the Green

    The ArcView Group was featured heavily in NBC News' coverage on the cannabis industry's first tech start-up event featuring arcview funded companies MassRoots App and CannaBuild.

  • September 19, 2014

    Marijuana Investor News Weekly Update #1

    ArcView Investor Member David Friedman discusses Canna Week in Chicago after the ArcView Group's Investor Forum.

  • September 19, 2014

    Investors gather in Chicago seeking cannabis businesses

    ""It’s just really significant for the whole industry that there’s now a Midwestern state with a legal cannabis industry. And so it’s great for us all to come here and visit and meet all the people who are the applicants,” Dayton said."

  • September 19, 2014

    Medical Marijuana Funding

    "Dayton said he started the company because he realized that business was "the most powerful platform for political change.""

  • September 12, 2014

    Investor Interest in U.S. Pot Market

    "Every dollar spent in the legal market is a dollar not going to criminals or cartels"

  • September 3, 2014

    5 Tips For Success in the Marijuana Industry

    "If you’re an accredited, large-scale investor check out venture-capital groups like the High Times Growth Fund which pairs potential investors with existing businesses,or an investment network like the ArcView Group which hosts Shark Tank–like pitch sessions where they hear from potential entrepreneurs and then connects them with investors."

  • July
  • July 30, 2014

    Businesses are racing to capitalize

    ""Hippies keep being right," Dayton told the group. "They were right about renewable energy. They were right about organic food. And they're right about cannabis.""

  • July 25, 2014

    Which State Has The Cheapest Legal Pot, Leafly Tells You

    "Combining hydroponics with Internet of things-style sensors is already big business. “Cannabis is going to be leading agriculture because there’s so much fuss paid to every bit of minutia around the plant,” Dayton says."

  • July 23, 2014

    Meet Two Clean-Cut Entrepreneurs Making Weed Go Mainstream

    "This year, the legal marijuana market in the U.S. will be worth over $2.5 billion, according to a 2013 report from Arcview Market Research. ArcView predicts the market could be worth more than $10 billion within five years."

  • July 18, 2014

    Next Gold Rush: Legal Marijuana Feeds Entrepreneurs’ Dreams

    "With marijuana now legal for medical use in 23 states and Washington, D.C., and full legalization heading to the ballot in Alaska and Oregon, the size of the noncriminal marijuana industry is expected to grow to about $2.6 billion this year from about $1.5 billion last year, according to estimates by the ArcView Group, a marijuana research and investment firm in San Francisco."

  • July 16, 2014

    Budding passion for product and profits drives cannabis boom

    "The company researches the finances and reach of the cannabis industry, but its angel investor network is the big draw."

  • July 8, 2014

    Fast Pitch startup showdown awards nearly $300,000 to social entrepreneurs

    ""The investors notice that this could be the next great American industry and are looking to make money,” he said. “But they are also looking at this as an impact investment. Many want to see the day when not a single adult is punished for marijuana and they see investing in this industry as a way to make that happen.”"

  • July 2, 2014

    Legal cannabis: The next great American industry

    ""The challenge is there is a lot of capital looking to be deployed, but in many cases investors are trying to find the right thing to invest in” say's Troy Dayton, ArcView’s chief executive officer"

  • April
  • April 21, 2014

    Is Pot-Related Marketing The Next Big Gold Rush?

    "As Robert Frichtel, president and CEO of Advanced Cannabis Solutions told Bloomberg Businessweek in January, “Everybody is running toward this as the next entrepreneurial wave—the green rush.""

  • April 8, 2014

    Cannabis Security Firm Eyes Bullet Proofing and Armed Guards Next

    ""It's a small group that have been meeting these past few years," Williams said. "We all know each other very well. We support each other. I prefer investors from ArcView Group because they care about the industry and they are involved.""

  • March
  • March 30, 2014

    Luxury Pot Accessories: This Startup Wants to Class Up the Joint

    "A survey by the research arm of ArcView Group, a network of cannabis industry investors to which RODAWG belongs, valued the legal cannabis market at $1.53 billion in 2013, with a projected 68% increase for 2014."

  • March 26, 2014

    High Times for Pot Investors

    "The ArcView Group sees 68% growth in legal cannabis markets in 2014 and is helping investors get in on the ground floor. For more on the high times ahead for the pot industry, BNN talks to Troy Dayton, CEO."

  • March 22, 2014

    Marijuana Industry Finds Unlikely New Allies in Conservatives

    ""A little more than a year ago, it would have been worthy of a headline if a sitting politician came to talk to a cannabis group," he said. "Now they are calling us, asking to speak at our events.""

  • March 17, 2014

    Marijuana Legalization Gets Lift in New York from Articulated Investors

    ""The deals that we are considering have come directly from ArcView or someone we met through ArcView," said Jake Schrader [of Articulated Investors]. "ArcView has been instrumental in getting us plugged in to the cannabis industry.""

  • March 14, 2014

    The Economy of Pot

    "The ArcView Group, a San Francisco-based investing and market research firm for high-net-worth investors, estimates the national legal market (including recreational and medical marijuana) at $1.53 billion in 2013 and expects it to grow to $2.57 billion by the end of 2014, with marijuana sales in Washington and Colorado pulling in $316 million and $802 million, respectively. ArcView says the national market could reach $10.2 billion in five years."

That was, hands down, the best business conference I've ever attended.

LINDY SNIDER

Even the skeptics in my investor group have been thoroughly impressed with the investment opportunities I have provided them from this meeting.

TRENT HARTLEY

We have secured $350,000 of the $500,000 we came to ArcView for and we will be closing out very soon based on meetings this week.

GARETT FORTUNE

ArcView and my fellow members are clearly positioned to be the dominant investors in early-stage ancillary related businesses serving the cannabis industry.

TRIPP KEBER

I made my first investment with a company just a few weeks after the conclusion of the investor meeting and expect another deal to close within a week.

ED RUDISELL

Participating in ArcView resulted in game-changing funding events.

JOSH MEZHER & GAVIN KOGAN

ArcView has a great group of people on their team and they are attracting many sophisticated investors and entrepreneurs.

LORI FERRARA

Through Arcview, ebbu has met strategic partners and potential key employees, and built a team of some of the best value-added investors in the cannabis industry.

DOOMA WENDSCHUH

I left energized, optimistic, and with a boat-load of contacts to turn my enthusiasm into a tangible opportunity.

ALAN DEGEORGE

If you are new to the cannabis industry, virtually any question you have will be thoroughly and enthusiastically answered by the experienced members you will meet.

GRACEN HOOK

ArcView is an incredible sounding board as we hone our vision, and we have connected with experienced canna-business operators from across the country.

JULIA GERMAINE

I was so impressed by the caliber of the entrepreneurs, as well as the investors, that I am already committed to co-investing in at least one company.

SEAN TRIGONY

The business and personal relationships formed out of this collaboration will undoubtedly shape the future of cannabis worldwide.

DUSTIN JOHNSON

The ArcView Group gave us an opportunity to pitch our company to top-tier investors and raise $150,000.

ISAAC DIETRICH

The ArcView conference in Boston was brimming with talent and interesting opportunities.

FRANK MARINO

I decided to invest in both companies and political efforts. I think now is the time for those who believe in freedom and American enterprise to step up to the plate and make history.

THOMAS DUNKER

UpToke is receiving a torrent of media attention and investor interest in our vaporizer because of our participation in the ArcView Investor Network.

JASON LEVIN

We are excited about the number of high-caliber colleagues with tremendous business savvy that we met at the event and look forward to growing together.

EMILY PAXHIA

One of the best perks: witnessing this historic cultural shift firsthand. That is a priceless, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Thank you.

PATRICK MORAN