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

  • 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