• The gold standard these days comes from an investor network called Arcview Group, which pegged legal weed sales in America at $2.4 billion last year.

    Chris Roberts – SF Weekly

  • 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

  • July 2017
  • July 24, 2017

    Pot entrepreneurs court Texas investors in cannabis ‘green rush’

    “It was California-based Arcview Group’s 24th cannabis industry investor pitch forum, and the business plans promised dazzling returns investing in everything from seed and soil to smoke, vapor, edibles and oils.”

  • July 20, 2017

    “It should be treated like every other vegetable or plant out there”: Cannabis entrepreneurs talk about their dream scenarios

    “Around 200 investors gathered at the Eaton Centre Marriott earlier this week for two days of pitches from the executives of fledgling marijuana businesses from across the continent. The event, hosted by the Arcview Group, a cannabis investment network, aimed to connect these aspirants with high-net-worth backers interested in getting a piece of the probably-soon-to-be-legal recreational pot business.”

  • July 18, 2017

    Toronto hosts Dragons’ Den-style pitch session for pot companies

    “Dozens of companies hoping to cash in on the ‘green rush’ expected when Canada legalizes recreational marijuana have a chance to enter a high pressure pitch competition in Toronto for those looking to score new money.  Over the next two days, the Arcview Group, which represents hundreds of angel investors, will entertain big ideas from pot entrepreneurs looking for seed capital at a downtown hotel.”

  • June 2017
  • June 21, 2017

    In the investor community, cannabis is smoking hot

    “’I moved from SaaS [software as a service] to grass. This is your second chance. Here comes the next wave,’ said Sullivan, who is part of the 650-member Arcview Group, an angel investment consortium whose sole focus is cannabis investing.”

  • June 13, 2017

    Women Increasingly Are Cannabis Entrepreneurs and Customers

    “Arcview Group CEO Troy Drayton told the Times it’s “definitely a trend” and that older women who were making marijuana-based products for loved ones are now moving into selling their products.”

  • June 9, 2017

    The State of Finance in the Legal Cannabis Industry

    “Normally you get a startup business and a little money is coming in from somewhere, and then you start banking, [obtain a] line of credit from [a] bank, get a credit card and grow the business that way. In cannabis, the banking stuff is off the table. Money comes from friends and family usually, and then you jump into the angel game with groups like the ArcView Network and their members.”

  • June 4, 2017

    Will the Marijuana Industry Really Be Bigger Than the NFL by 2020?

    “Arcview’s data showed that the industry increased revenue last year by 30%. If that same level of growth were achieved over the next few years, the U.S. marijuana industry would make a little over $19 billion by 2020 — ahead of where the NFL needs to be to stay on pace for its revenue goal.”

  • June 1, 2017

    5 Big Investors Diving Deep into the Marijuana Industry

    “These guys grew up in the marijuana reform movement. Partner Steve DeAngelo, head of the Harborside Health Center in Oakland, has been actively trying to free the weed since the 1980s, while partner Troy Dayton earned his spurs as a movement activist in his days with Students for Sensible Drug Policy.”

  • May 2017
  • May 26, 2017

    Here Are The Top 5 Financial Leaders In The Cannabis Industry

    Companies like Mass Roots, Eaze, MJ Freeway and Medicine Man came to Arcview for their early capital. They vet and present companies that are looking for investment with people wanting to invest. Their investment members get access to a private portal to evaluate and collaborate on deals. With over 625 members, they have funded 141 companies and invested $115 million.

  • May 25, 2017

    Older Women and Medical Marijuana: A New Growth Industry

    “It’s definitely a trend,” said Troy Dayton, the chief executive and a co-founder of the Arcview Group…“A lot of women have this family recipe, or they were making a certain kind of tincture for a loved one who was suffering. Now that pot is legal, they’re like, ‘Wow, that thing you were making for Grandma could be a real product.’”

  • Apr 2017
  • April 11, 2017

    Cannabis Payroll And Compliance Firm ‘Wurk’ Bags Another $2M In Seed Round

    Dayton commented, “If Wurk can get the growing number of dispensaries and cultivation centers to unplug whatever they were hobbling together before to run their businesses, all you have to do is look at the industry growth curve and extrapolate. They will be able to build a business that is long-term sustainable and delivers great returns.”

  • April 12, 2017

    Cannabis Industry Attracts More Mainstream Investors as Business Grows

    In addition to running Harborside, DeAngelo is the president and co-founder of the Arcview Group, a cannabis-focused investor network that also operates as a research group that works to connect entrepreneurs with cash-ready investors.“Arcview was born seven years ago out of my friendship with Troy Dayton,” DeAngelo says. “We had been approached by various cannabis entrepreneurs who needed help with financing, so we created Arcview as a way of bridging that community with the investor community.”

  • April 6, 2017

    What Marijuana Legalization in Canada Could Mean for the United States

    Some Canadian companies are already investing in the U.S. marijuana market and looking to license products that have become popular here, says Troy Dayton, CEO of Arcview Group, which runs a network of investors and publishes an annual report on the size of the legal marijuana industry. Assuming legalization comes to pass, “it’s the Canadian companies that have the best shot of building the biggest portfolios of U.S. companies,” he says.

  • April 1, 2017

    The way people buy legal marijuana will change in 2019 — here’s what to expect

    Recreational cannabis spending is expected to outpace medical marijuana sales for the first time in 2019, according to a comprehensive new report from Arcview Market Research.

  • Mar 2017
  • March 23, 2017

    U.S. Cannabis Industry Expected to Maintain Growth Despite Trump

    Legalized pot in North America will continue to grow at a compound annual rate of 27 percent through 2021, according to an Arcview Market Research report released Thursday. The momentum of the past few years won’t be stopped by the Trump Administration, said Chief Executive Officer Troy Dayton.

  • March 23, 2017

    The marijuana industry could reach $22 billion in revenue by 2021 ― even if Trump cracks down

    There’s a looming question that hangs over the legal marijuana industry: What changes will President Trump- and attorney general Jeff Sessions – make ? A new report from cannabis market researcher The Arcview Group suggests the budding industry may be more resilient than some initially thought.

  • Feb 2017
  • February 9, 2017

    Cannabis shops that look like Apple stores

    Canada’s Business News Network talks to Arcview CEO Troy Dayton about upscaling of cannabis retail stores and the impact that has on the industry.

  • February 7, 2017

    Why green is the new gold in California

    “That stigma, may not last too long in this booming business. That became clear to me when I attended an Arcview Group conference in Los Angeles. It felt like an early Techcrunch for weed.”

  • Jan 2017
  • January 18, 2017

    People in the US and Canada spent over $53 billion on marijuana in 2016

    People in North America spent $53.3 billion on legal, medical, and illicit marijuana in 2016. That’s more cash than Americans blow in a year at McDonald’s and Starbucks combined. According to a new report from Arcview Market Research, a leading publisher of marijuana market research, the black market is losing ground to its legal counterpart as consumers spend more money each year on legal cannabis.

  • January 12, 2017

    Pot Industry Exhales (a Little) After Trump’s Attorney General Pick Testifies

    “Troy Dayton, co-founder of the Arcview Group, an Oakland, Calif.-based cannabis industry investment firm, went further, saying by email that the senator ‘left the door open but indicated it would be a low priority. That’s a huge victory considering [Sessions’] previous inflammatory statements about this topic.'”

  • January 3, 2017

    How Much Money Does Weed Make Every Year? North American Marijuana Sales Hit $6.7B In 2016

    Proponents of legalizing and regulating recreational marijuana received some good news Tuesday, as a new market research study pegged the total value of legal North American sales of the drug in 2016 at $6.7 billion…The study was conducted by ArcView Market Research, which, it may be worth noting, estimated in February that U.S. sales in 2016 would reach $6.7 billion, nearly $1 billion less than the actual total.

  • January 3, 2017

    The legal weed market is growing as fast as broadband internet in the 2000s

    In the case of the cannabis boom, Arcview CEO Troy Dayton credits legalization with reeling in the stigma against the plant and bringing new users to the market…”So when you look at the global market, the world has never seen something that will have such consistent growth over such a long period of time as the cannabis industry,” Dayton said.

  • January 3, 2017

    Marijuana Sales Totaled $6.7 Billion In 2016

    “You will not find another multi-billion dollar market growing at a 25% compound annual growth rate anywhere in the world that is not already filled with multi-national companies and institutional investors,” said Troy Dayton, Chief Executive Officer of Arcview Market Research. “That’s part of what makes the cannabis industry such a unique opportunity for investors and entrepreneurs.”

  • Dec 2016
  • December 9, 2016

    Florida Medical Marijuana Sales Could Rival Colorado By 2020

    “Troy Dayton of The Arcview Group said, ‘The opportunity for good jobs, tax money and wealth creation created by Amendment 2 passing cannot be understated. And, thankfully, seriously ill patients will no longer need to go to high school parking lots or drug dealers to get their medicine.’ Dayton also noted that cannabis entrepreneurs are pretty excited at their prospects in the state.”

  • Nov 2016
  • November 30, 2016

    Investors Hoping To Ride High On Trailblazing Marijuana Company

    “Legalization of cannabis is one of greatest business opportunities of our time, and it’s still early enough to see huge growth,” said Arcview CEO Troy Dayton.

  • November 19, 2016

    America’s cannabis industry prepares for new highs

    “About three-fifths of America’s population lives in states that now allow cannabis use in some form…Last year legal sales reached $6bn, according to the Arcview Group, an investment and market-research firm. By 2020 Arcview expects legal sales to be more than three times higher.”

  • November 4, 2016

    Legal pot is still a tough deal for investors

    “We are already seeing an enormous amount of interest from investors and entrepreneurs who recognize the unique scale of the opportunity presented by cannabis legalization,” said Troy Dayton, the Arcview Group’s CEO. Oakland, Calif.-based Arcview is an investment network that has made $84 million in marijuana-related investments since 2013.

  • Oct 2016
  • October 24, 2016

    Election May Be a Turning Point for Legal Marijuana

    “This is the vote heard round the world,” said Arcview’s chief executive, Troy Dayton. “What we’ve seen before has been tiny compared to what we are going to see in California.”

  • October 21, 2016

    The next big billion-dollar cannabis markets investors are rushing to

    The Arcview Investor Network…has put $84 million into 130 companies in the cannabis sector since 2013, with most of those investments coming in the past 1.5 years.

  • October 5, 2016

    Cannabis entrepreneurs pitch to investors

    CNN covers the Arcview Investor Forum in Brooklyn, NY Sep 12-13

  • Sep 2016
  • September 16, 2016

    Wall Street Thinks It’s High Time to Monetize Pot

    “Here at the Investor Pitch Forum this week, hosted by the cannabis industry investment and research firm The Arcview Group, some 200 investors Arcview described as “high net worth” met with dozens of companies looking to cash in on the promising new market of legal recreational marijuana.”

  • September 14, 2016

    Cannabis investors and entrepreneurs meet in Brooklyn for Shark Tank-style pitches

    The alternative world of cannabis investing continues to move closer to the mainstream: This week it came to New York, far from the industry’s cutting edge in California and Colorado. On Monday and Tuesday, the Oakland, Calif.-based ArcView Group, a cannabis-focused angel investment network, brought its ‘investor pitch forum’ to the city for the first time since 2013.

  • Aug 2016
  • August 25, 2016

    If California Legalizes Marijuana, It Would Be a $6 Billion Industry, Report Says

    Legalizing recreational marijuana in California could create a $6.46-billion market for legal use of the drug by 2020, according to a new report. The projection, from the Arcview Market Research, comes in advance of a November vote on legalization in the state. Legal marijuana sales would be expected to hit $1.6 in the first year of legalization.

  • August 23, 2016

    Calif. pot sales could top $6.5B if recreational use OK’d: Report

    California’s legal marijuana market could grow by nearly $4 billion over the next four years…The state’s current medical marijuana market reached $2.7 billion last year. If voters approve the November ballot initiative, total medical and recreational sales could top $6.5 billion annually by 2020, according to analysis released Tuesday by New Frontier and Arcview Market Research.

  • August 11, 2016

    Factbox: Cannabis industry reacts to DEA decision on marijuana

    “This market is still poised to grow at a 32 percent compound annual growth rate over the coming years because voters understand that cannabis is clearly a medicine that doctors and patients should be able to have as a treatment option…TROY DAYTON, CEO of ARCVIEW GROUP, which links investors to cannabis businesses”

  • Jul 2016
  • July 14, 2016

    Ricky Williams Take the High Road

    “In May, Williams traveled to Portland for the Arcview Investor Forum, where he listened to cannabis-related pitches. He went as an investor, entertaining dozens of ideas for everything from genetic sequencing research to regenerative organic farming techniques. “To say that conference changed everything is an understatement,” he says.”

  • July 12, 2016

    California’s high on its billion-dollar ‘green rush’

    “If adult-use legalization passes in November, there’s going to be a massive increase to the size of the California market,” predicts Troy Dayton, chief executive of The ArcView Group, a research firm that specializes in cannabis.

  • July 7, 2016

    Silicon Valley Investors Are Finally Getting Marijuana Religion

    “If we do well in November, there will be a massive increase in the amount of investment, the quality of the teams and the sophistication of the business models going forward,” says Troy Dayton, chief executive officer of Arcview Group, an Oakland-based firm whose 550 investor members have poured $76 million into 121 cannabis companies. “It’s not every day a multi-billion dollar industry gets started.”

  • Jun 2016
  • June 30, 2016

    There’s a new gold rush in California as investors prep for pot legalization vote

    Pot speculators are hoping to capitalize on a new gold rush in California… “The rush is on for sure,” said Troy Dayton, CEO of ArcView Group, a cannabis investment and research firm based in Oakland, California.

  • June 29, 2016

    Modern Day Marijuana Moguls Have Actor Tommy Chong To Thank

    Arcview Market Research projects demand for cannabis in legal markets will surpass $22 billion by 2020. ArcView CEO Troy Dayton says the growth presents an opportunity for a select group of celebrities.

  • June 27, 2016

    The Smartest Way To Invest In Cannabis

    A great way to learn about the emerging cannabis industry and invest in it would be to join the Arcview Investor Network. Arcview is a national organization focused on research and investment in the cannabis industry. The investor network is an organized Angel group that explores investment opportunities in the industry.

  • June 25, 2016

    Growing medical marijuana could mean big business in Maryland. Here’s who wants in.

    Applicants are “betting on the idea that the law will be expanded,” said Troy Dayton, chief executive of San Francisco-based Arcview Group, which researches marijuana-market potential. “The few people who get [licenses] are going to do really well.”

  • Apr 2016
  • April 21, 2016

    Venture Capitalists Jumping Onto Budding Marijuana Investment Train

    CEO and Co-founder of venture capital and private equity firm The Arcview Group Troy Dayton forecast that the marijuana industry will grow from a $7.1 billion market this year to a $22.8 billion by 2020.

  • April 20, 2016

    Legal marijuana sales tripled in 2015

    Maggie Lake interviews Troy Dayton, CEO of The Arcview Group, a cannabis industry research firm, about what’s next in the business of weed.

  • April 20, 2016

    7 Most Powerful People in America’s Marijuana Industry

    Speaking to Fortune earlier this year, Dayton noted that the expected spread of legal marijuana to more U.S. states should send revenue growth in the industry soaring while attracting more major investors. Arcview’s latest report on the legal marijuana market estimated the industry will hit $6.7 billion in total U.S. sales this year and could reach $21.8 billion by 2020.

  • April 19, 2016

    Legal U.S. Marijuana Market Will Grow To $7.1 Billion In 2016: Report

    “The size of the market for legal marijuana in the United States is projected to grow to $7.1 billion in 2016, according to a report by New Frontier and Arcview Market Research. That represents 26% growth over the previous year, driven largely by adult recreational sales of marijuana, the researchers found.”

  • April 11, 2016

    In California, Marijuana Is Smelling More Like Big Business

    “People are definitely salivating over the California market,” said Troy Dayton, chief executive of the Arcview Group, a research firm in the Bay Area that specializes in marijuana.

  • Mar 2016
  • March 27, 2016

    Legal marijuana could be a $1.1 billion industry in Mass. by 2020

    If Massachusetts voters approve an expected ballot measure this fall legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, the state could become home to a $1.1 billion cannabis industry by 2020, according to a report. The research, released last week by the marijuana data and investment firms Arcview Market Research and New Frontier , predicts the advent of legal marijuana would make Massachusetts a thriving hub of “canna-tourism” in the Northeast.

  • March 20, 2016

    Legal marijuana sales forecast to hit $23B in 4 years

    The industry is only expected to grow in 2016, particularly if California voters this fall decide to legalize recreational use, according to the newly released 4th Edition State of Legal Marijuana Markets Report from from Arcview Market Research and New Frontier, a cannabis-focused data-analysis firm.

  • Feb 2016
  • February 11, 2016

    Colorado’s Legal Marijuana Industry Is Worth $1 Billion

    A recent report from Arcview Market Research predicted that the legal cannabis market will grow by 25% this year to reach $6.7 billion in total U.S. sales, and that the total could approach $22 billion in sales by 2020.

  • February 5, 2016

    Legal U.S. Marijuana Sales Soared to $5.4B in 2015

    Watch Arcview CEO Troy Dayton on NBC Nightly News

  • February 4, 2016

    Edible Weed May Be Half of the $5.4 Billion Pot Business

    Marijuana is legal for adult recreational use in Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, and the District of Columbia and for medical purposes in 23 states, the District of Columbia, and Guam. U.S. sales of legal cannabis reached $5.4 billion in 2015, up from $4.6 billion the year before, according to Arcview Market Research.

  • February 4, 2016

    Legal Marijuana Sales Hit $5.4 Billion in 2015, Report Says

    Troy Dayton, chief executive officer of Arcview Group…agreed more people with Wall Street backgrounds are looking to invest in cannabis. They generally have more money to invest than early backers of the industry. New York’s legalization of medical marijuana is expected to build interest even though it has limited profit potential, he said. “It certainly legitimizes cannabis in the financial capital of the world and that will get investors interested in the market most of all,” Dayton said.

  • February 3, 2016

    Legal marijuana sales netted $5.4 billion in 2015, on track to hit $20 billion by decade’s end

    The $5.4 billion spent on legal medical and recreational marijuana last year is around $500 million more than what was brought in during 2014, making 2015 “a watershed year for the legal cannabis market,” according to the executive summary of report released on Monday by Arcview Market Research and New Frontier Data, two marijuana industry market research groups.

  • February 3, 2016

    The Marijuana Industry Is Now a Force to Be Reckoned With

    “Many in the business and financial sector have taken a ‘wait and see’ approach to the legal cannabis industry,” says Troy Dayton, CEO of The Arcview Group. “The new data confirms what pioneer investors and entrepreneurs suspected. Legalization of cannabis is one of greatest business opportunities of our time and it’s still early enough to see huge growth.”

  • February 3, 2016

    Tech start-ups hope for marijuana sales growth

    Legal marijuana sales grew to $5.4 billion in 2015, up from $4.6 billion in the prior year, and sales are expected to grow by 25 percent to about $6.7 billion this year, according to research firm Arcview’s latest marijuana market report.

  • February 3, 2016

    U.S. legal marijuana sales were $5.4B in 2015, higher than Trump’s net worth and several times the cost of the Space Shuttle

    Analysts from Arcview Market Research and New Frontier Data unveiled their annual report on the size of the legal pot market Monday, showing a 17% increase over 2014.

  • February 2, 2016

    Cashing In On Legal Cannabusiness

    Arcview, which is based in Oakland, California, where recreational marijuana remains illegal, produces the most widely cited reports on legal marijuana markets, which are expanding sharply because of shifts in popular opinion and the growing number of states that have decriminalized usage. “Investors, regulators, and business operators are our biggest audience,” Arcview CEO Troy Dayton told Foreign Policy.

  • February 2, 2016

    Americans spent more on legal weed than on Cheetos and Funyuns combined last year

    A 30 percent annual growth would put the legal marijuana industry at something like $22 billion in annual revenue by 2020, according to Arcview. Arcview is encouraging investors to jump in: “Legalization of cannabis is one of greatest business opportunities of our time, and it’s still early enough to see huge growth,” the group writes in the introduction to its report on new marijuana sales estimates.

  • February 1, 2016

    Women cash in on the marijuana boom

    Medical or recreational marijuana is legal in 23 states and the District of Columbia. As legalization has increased, so have sales. In 2013, the industry was at $1.8 billion. In 2015, it was estimated at $5.4 billion (accounting for evolving business models), according to the Arcview Group, a cannabis-focused investment and research firm.

  • February 1, 2016

    Annual Pot Sales Blaze to $5.4 Billion, With Many Highs Ahead, Study Finds

    State-legal sales of marijuana jumped nearly 20 percent to $5.4 billion last year, according to a market analysis report released Monday, which projects average annual growth of 30 percent through 2020. “It shows the legal cannabis industry is to be taken seriously,” says Troy Dayton, CEO of the Arcview Group, a prominent cannabis investor network that commissioned the report.

  • February 1, 2016

    Marijuana sales hit record growth in 2015, says D.C.-based New Frontier Financials

    Recreational, or adult, sales of marijuana increased 184 percent in the states that have legalized it, according to a new analysis of legal marijuana markets by D.C.-based New Frontier Financials and Arcview Market Research.

  • February 1, 2016

    U.S. Legal Adult-Use Marijuana Sales Grow 184% in One Year

    “Many in the business and financial sector have taken a ‘wait and see’ approach to the legal cannabis industry. The new data confirms what pioneer investors and entrepreneurs suspected. Legalization of cannabis is one of greatest business opportunities of our time and it’s still early enough to see huge growth,” said Arcview Group CEO Troy Dayton.

  • February 1, 2016

    Legal US pot sales soar to $5.4B in 2015: Report

    Legal U.S. pot sales soared to $5.4 billion for 2015, up 17.4 percent from $4.6 billion in 2014, according to data released Monday by the Arcview Group, which tracks the cannabis markets…”You won’t find another industry growing at that kind of clip,” said Troy Dayton, chief executive of the Arcview Group.

  • February 1, 2016

    Legal Marijuana Sales Could Hit $6.7 Billion In 2016

    Arcview expects the legal pot market to show a compound annual growth rate of nearly 30% over the next few years. “I think that we are going to see in 2016 this next wave of investors, the next wave of business operators, and people who’ve sort of been watching or dipping their toe in, really starting to swing for the fences and take it really seriously,” Arcview CEO Troy Dayton said in an interview.

  • Jan 2016
  • January 13, 2016

    Wall Street investors see budding opportunity in U.S. cannabis

    Troy Dayton, chief executive officer of Arcview Group…agreed more people with Wall Street backgrounds are looking to invest in cannabis. They generally have more money to invest than early backers of the industry. New York’s legalization of medical marijuana is expected to build interest even though it has limited profit potential, he said. “It certainly legitimizes cannabis in the financial capital of the world and that will get investors interested in the market most of all,” Dayton said.

  • Nov 2015
  • November 25, 2015

    The inevitable legalization of pot sets off a new California Gold Rush

    The amounts of money are staggering. Troy Dayton of the Arcview Group, which has invested $57 million to date in cannabis businesses, expects industry revenue to leap from $2.7 billion in 2014 to perhaps $11 billion by 2019.

  • November 17, 2015

    Silicon Valley’s Unlikely New Frontier

    Part of the allure is the scope of growth for legal cannabis. This year, the size of the market for legal cannabis in the U.S. is expected to expand by nearly 86%, on top of a 74% jump to $2.7 billion in 2014, according to marijuana investment and research firm The Arcview Group.

  • November 11, 2015

    Silicon Valley Tries to Alter Your Perception of Cannabis

    The Arcview Group, a company that connects investors to cannabis businesses, estimates the American legal cannabis industry generated $2.4 billion in sales in 2014, up 74 percent from 2013. Legalization will lead to continued growth of at least double-digit percentage points for the rest of the decade, according to Troy Dayton, the chief executive of the Arcview Group. “This is already the fastest-growing industry in America, and when these new markets come online, the impact will be huge,” Mr. Dayton said.

  • November 9, 2015

    Celebrities, investors continue to grow the marijuana industry

    Celebrities, business people and investors are in town Monday and Tuesday to take part in a special forum on the marijuana industry…The Arcview Group hosted the forum that brought about two dozen marijuana-related companies together with hundreds of potential investors.

  • Oct 2015
  • October 29, 2015

    As marijuana legalization grows, nonprofits becoming more comfortable accepting pot donations

    Enter the highly profitable legal marijuana industry, which was worth $2.7 billion in 2014, according to industry investment and research firm The Arcview Group. But the industry’s profitability, and the charities’ need for contributions, is only one reason nonprofits and pot businesses have developed relationships.

  • October 23, 2015

    Ohio’s Weed War: Corporations, Activists Clash Over Legal Pot

    ‘New people come into the picture primarily motivated by money, not by a sense of injustice,’ says Troy Dayton, a decades-long activist and CEO of the Oakland-based Arcview Group, the country’s largest marijuana-investor group. “And thus you have the problem. I’ve seen the movement fight over a wide range of things. But I’ve never seen something quite like what’s happening in Ohio.’

  • October 21, 2015

    Pot industry sees high times on horizon with Trudeau victory

    As CEO of Oakland-based Arcview Group, Troy Dayton matches marijuana producers with investors looking to take advantage of decriminalization in 23 American states and the District of Columbia. His financiers have put $54 million US into 81 companies in the past three years alone. “You have an industry that’s really dominated in the early phases by people who have some sort of cultural connection and care about the outcome and the impact it can have,” he says. But the scent of money is almost as powerful — and just as intoxicating — as marijuana. “It’s really interesting to see these two very different business cultures work with each other and build really interesting new corporate cultures,” says Dayton.

  • Sept 2015
  • September 29, 2015

    ‘Shark Tank’ Pitch Fest for Pot Firms Hits Downtown

    A ‘Shark Tank’ type pitch fest for marijuana businesses opened at the L.A. Hotel Downtown Tuesday, attracting a number of budding local entrepreneurs. The two-day event, hosted by Oakland marijuana investment firm Arcview Group, will give 25 cannabis-related companies the chance to pitch more than 200 high-net-worth investors for funding.

  • September 22, 2015

    Willie Nelson’s new pot brand ‘Willie’s Reserve’ just scored private equity funding

    The market for legal marijuana sales is also growing — especially with more states expected to vote to legalize the drug in some form in coming years — and it could reach nearly $11 billion in annual revenue by 2019, according to cannabis industry research firm The Arcview Group. As such, celebrities ranging from Nelson and Snoop Dogg to singer Melissa Etheridge and comedian Tommy Chong have embarked on business ventures that look to cash in on the growing industry.

  • August 2015
  • August 31, 2015

    Investors are pitching in millions for pot but are the returns high?

    Fusion Network’s full episode on the Arcview Group!

  • August 20, 2015

    Women in Weed: How Legal Marijuana Could Be the First Billion-Dollar Industry Not Dominated by Men

    By 2019, the pot sold in all states and districts with legalization is projected to reach nearly $11 billion yearly, according to estimates by Arcview Market Research, an Oakland, California-based pot-focused investor network and market research company.

  • July 2015
  • July 4, 2015

    Silicon Valley meets Bob Marley

    The legal cannabis business is the “fastest-growing new industry around”, says Troy Dayton, the chief executive of Arcview, a network of cannabis investors, predicting sales of $3.5 billion this year (not including related products such as vaping devices), up from $2.7 billion last year and $1.55 billion in 2013. This is not like the early days of the internet, where new consumers have to be convinced to buy; legalisation will simply bring lots of existing cannabis-users into the legal market, says Steve DeAngelo, the co-founder of Arcview—and one of the few attending the meeting who looked like a throwback to pre-legalisation days, though he is clearly also a very sharp businessman.

  • June 2015
  • June 7, 2015

    Investors finally seeing marijuana’s high market potential

    “There is going to be a massive, massive market,’ says Troy Dayton, CEO of Arcview…The prospect that the roadblocks will disappear appeals to pioneers, says Dayton. Competition meanwhile is limited. As he puts it, ‘The opportunity to be a market leader is wide open.’”

  • May 2015
  • May 7, 2015

    Meet the 26 Visionaries Shaping the Digital Landscape

    Troy Dayton and Steve DeAngelo help USA Today’s audience best understand the market potential for cannabis while also introducing Vapexhale and Sasquatch glass to their readers. “Arcview President Stephen DeAngelo, a pioneer in California’s medical cannabis movement, estimates it could grow to $100 billion to $200 billion a year if national prohibition ends.”

  • April 2015
  • April 29, 2015

    Marijuana entrepreneurs to vie for investor dollars in ‘Shark Tank’-style event this week

    “Unlike some cannabis-related business events that still carry the whiff of the illicit pot culture many entrepreneurs have been trying to escape, Thursday’s event was full of suits, business plans and the quickly recited elevator pitches of a typical pitch event.”

  • March 21, 2015

    Meet The First Potrepreneurs At this Startup Boost Camp For The Billion-Dollar Weed Biz

    “Canopy says it received more than 115 applications for this first class. It’s looking to raise $5 million to fund an expansion into San Francisco next year. The companies it selected for Boulder reflect widespread industry hopes that it can expand beyond the core demographic of young male potheads. “One of our guiding themes from an investment point of view is, we see the strongest potential for market expansion [in] what I would call the everyday consumer.” Rea says. “Folks who are parents, folks who are grandparents. We want 35-year-old professional women to be a target demographic for some of our companies.””

  • April 20, 2015

    Marijuana Legalization 2015: Meet The 20 Most Influential People In Cannabis

    “Troy Dayton and Stephen DeAngelo know what it takes to get investors and business owners talking marijuana – and shaking hands. As co-founders of the Arcview Group, an investor network and research firm launched in 2010 and based in Oakland, California, CEO Dayton and DeAngelo, the president, help marijuana entrepreneurs find venture capital. On Green Street, knowing how to get high is an asset, not a liability.”

  • April 15, 2015

    VC: Legal Marijuana Market Is “Surging” Towards $100 Billion

    “The gold standard these days comes from an investor network called Arcview Group, which pegged legal weed sales in America at $2.4 billion last year.”

  • March 2015
  • March 31, 2015

    Inside the Cannabis New-Money Dating Game

    ““I would just like to ask for your help in making Arcview and the industry not just another old boys’ network,” said Dayton, whose company was a sponsor of the event. “We have an opportunity to build a new kind of industry, and there’s a lot of ways to do that, but it starts with ensuring that the women that are here today feel welcomed and treated as the pioneering businesspeople that they are so that more and more women join this industry and this industry looks like America.””

  • March 30, 2015

    Women’s marijuana event ‘a Tupperware party for cannabis’

    ““2014 was the year where the cannabis industry went from being an interesting cocktail conversation to something any serious business person has given a fleeting thought,” said Troy Dayton, cofounder of The Arcview Group… “This isn’t like the tech boom, social media boom, or organic foods,” Dayton said. “Those industries had to convince people to use the product. Here, the market already exists.””

  • March 9, 2015

    Pot startups cash in on wave of legalization

    “The wave of pot legalization hasn’t just been a boon for growers. A slew of other businesses are jumping on the bandwagon as well.”

  • March 3, 2015

    Washington, DC, Is Already Trying to Cash In on the Legal Marijuana Industry

    “”There’s no stopping [legalization],” she told me. “You’re either going to make a million dollars off it, or you’re going to sit on your couch eating Cheetos and wondering if you could have.””

  • February
  • February 17, 2015

    Vermont Could Be Next State To Legalize Recreational Marijuana

    “Legal marijuana is the fastest-growing industry in the U.S., according to a recent report from industry analysts Arcview Group. Their recent report predicts that over the next five years, 14 more states will legalize recreational marijuana. Along with Vermont, at least nine more states are expected to consider recreational marijuana legalization by 2016.”

  • February 13, 2015

    Apple’s ban on marijuana social networking app goes up in smoke

    “Apple’s decision also comes after MassRoots mounted a public campaign looking to convince the company to change its policies on marijuana-themed software. The social network said Friday that thousands of users sent Apple emails asking it to lift the ban on MassRoots. The app’s creators also sent Apple CEO Tim Cook a letter co-signed by the National Cannabis Industry Association as well as by pot-focused investment firm Arcview Group and a few dozen marijuana businesses. The letter suggested that “strong regulations are more effective than prohibitionist policies.””

  • February 13, 2015

    D.C. entrepreneur to discuss her ‘Bloomberg for marijuana’ idea on Fox Business Network

    “According to a study from The Arcview Group, an Oakland, California-based cannabis industry investment and research firm, the U.S. market for legal cannabis grew 74 percent in 2014 to $2.7 billion, and could someday be bigger than the organic foods market.”

  • February 12, 2015

    Big Pot Security Detail: Marijuana Security Industry Draws Military Vets

    “Legal marijuana is one of the fastest-growing industries in the United States. The market grew 74 percent last year to $2.7 billion, up from $1.5 billion in 2013, according data from Arcview, and could be worth between $20 billion and $35 billion within the next five years, by some estimates.”

  • February 9, 2015

    As US marijuana legalization spreads, Mexican ‘mota’ takes a dive

    “According to a new report by The Arcview Group, a cannabis industry investment and research firm based in California, legal marijuana sales rocketed 74 percent in 2014 to a new high of $2.7 billion. And with more states legalizing weed — Alaska, Oregon and Washington, DC, voted to join the legal stoners in November — it predicts this growth pace could continue for several more years straight.”

  • February 9, 2015

    Gourmet cannabis could become a multibillion-dollar food business

    “It’s possible that Whole Foods could be the Whole Foods of cannabis, said Troy Dayton, CEO of the Arcview Group. When asked on a panel if Whole Foods would ever sell cannabis, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey reportedly said only if the plant were legal to use and the local community approved.”

  • February 9, 2015

    CanopyBoulder raises $1.2M for cannabis startup accelerator

    “CanopyBoulder, which launched late last year in partnership with investment hub The Arcview Group, was formed in the image of Techstars: a mentor-driven, couple-month program to advance startups via business development work and seed funding. CanopyBoulder’s focus will be on ancillary businesses such as those developing software, technology, nutrients and support services for the industry.”

  • February 2, 2015

    The Conference Where Guys in Suits Pitch Marijuana Start-Ups to Other Guys in Suits

    “Although most of nation’s $40 billion marijuana industry is still illicit, the legal part is growing fast. According to Arcview’s annual report, “The State of Legal Marijuana Markets,” legal cannabis sales will grow 32 percent in 2015 to $3.5 billion. By 2019, it predicts, sales will triple again.”

  • January 2015
  • January 30, 2015

    Tech investors move into the marijuana market

    “Troy Dayton and Steve DeAngelo help USA Today’s audience best understand the market potential for cannabis while also introducing Vapexhale and Sasquatch glass to their readers. “Arcview President Stephen DeAngelo, a pioneer in California’s medical cannabis movement, estimates it could grow to $100 billion to $200 billion a year if national prohibition ends.””

  • January 29, 2015

    Cannabis: America’s Fastest Growing Industry

    Forbes was on site with us at our investor forum, last month, in San Francisco. This video features Arcview’s CEO Troy Dayton and Arcview’s president and the executive director of Harborside Health Center Oakland, Steve DeAngelo. Hear also from investor member Emily Paxhia of Poseidon Asset Management, LLC and company members Dooma Wendschuh of Ebbu, and Isaac Dietrich of MassRoots.

  • January 29, 2015

    How pot startups are rewriting the playbook for Silicon Valley disruption

    ““The industry nationwide is in the midst of what I call a ‘green tsunami,’” Steve DeAngelo told me on the phone. “There is an explosion of real business interest in this sector. It’s inevitable that people who are primarily interested in business are going to get interested in the business of cannabis. Nothing is mainstream in America until it is mainstream commerce.””

  • January 28, 2015

    Even pot investors are wary of companies that farm marijuana—but that’s changing

    “Takes a look at ancillary vs non ancillary investments and speaks with Emily Paxhia of Poseidon Asset Management and Frank Marino of MJIC Fund to get a better understanding. “We do a tremendous amount of due diligence, but when it comes to companies that touch the plant, it’s almost eight times that,” Emily Paxhia, founding partner at Poseidon Asset Management, tells Quartz.”

  • January 27, 2015

    Pitching Marijuana Startups Brings New Meaning to High Tech

    “It’s one of the many things that can happen when two of the fastest growing industries in America come together, as is taking place this week in San Francisco, where several dozen entrepreneurs are pitching 200 or so investors, Shark Tank style.”

  • January 27, 2015

    Twitch.TV’s Justin Kan talks cannabis investing

    Highlights our keynote speaker, Justin Kan, from Monday. “Cannabis is a $40 billion national market with few players, and “is any investor’s dream,” he said. “There’s this massive opportunity to have first-mover advantage.”

  • January 26, 2015

    Report Predicts 18 States Will Legalize Pot by 2020

    “A new report predicts that 18 U.S. states will have legalized recreational marijuana in the next five years, a huge increase from the four states that currently have or are in the process of creating legal markets for pot. The report, set to be released in February from Arcview Market Research, a firm that pairs investors with marijuana-related businesses, was sponsored by marijuana-industry groups and has a prolegalization tone.”

  • January 26, 2015

    Study Shows 74% Growth In Cannabis Industry In 2014

    Takes a look at the numbers released in the executive summary for Arcview Market Research’s third report and with support from President Obama, the bright future ahead.

  • January 26, 2015

    Venture Capitalists Venturing Into New Territory – Pot

    This video recap follows entrepreneur, Josh Hill of Nectar Leaf around during the investor speed dating. ABC also spends time with Jack Abbot of Intelligent Light Source. “We’re what you would call an ancillary industry. And if you go back to the gold rush, people said who made money in the gold rush? It was the guys selling the picks and shovels, not so much the guys selling the gold,” explained Jack Abbott.

  • January 26, 2015

    Legal Marijuana Is The Fastest-Growing Industry In The U.S.

    “Researchers from The Arcview Group, a cannabis industry investment and research firm based in Oakland, California, found that the U.S. market for legal cannabis grew 74 percent in 2014 to $2.7 billion, up from $1.5 billion in 2013.”

  • January 26, 2015

    Posh pot investors gather at Fairmont Hotel

    “Arcview Group co-founder Troy Dayton opened the event at 9 a.m. in the Fairmont Hotel’s banquet hall, stating the event represents the convergence of three red-hot trends: tech, investment and legal cannabis at a global epicenter for all tree.”

  • January 13, 2015

    Marijuana investing tops $100 million in two years

    “Oakland’s Stephen DeAngelo, co-founder of angel investment network The Arcview Group, also reports $17 million in deals with 34 companies since 2010. Arcview conducts a members-only Shark Tank-like event called “Arc Tank” at the Fairmont Hotel Jan. 25 – 27. “If you’ve ever considered making a play in this industry, now may be the time to make your move,” Arc View writes.”

  • January 8, 2015

    Legal pot sales could top $10 billion by 2018

    “Among the several thousand who attended: Filmmaker and talk-show host Ricki Lake, working on a documentary called “Weed the People,” about the potential benefits of cannabis as a cancer treatment; and bootstrapping entrepreneurs such as Jill St. Thomas of Colorado, purveying her “Mad Hatter” line of cannabis-infused coffees, teas and “mocktails,” and Gracen Hook of Washington, trolling for investors for what he called the first pot-themed resort with a “five-star restaurant, a spa conducive to cannabis tourism and a 40-room hotel.”

  • December
  • December 31, 2014

    3 Developments to Watch in 2015: Changing of the Guard, New Markets & Business Accelerator

    “The high-profile investment network Arcview Group has teamed up with the Colorado company CanopyBoulder to offer a 12-week accelerator program to mentor entrepreneurs on how to properly operate a cannabis business. In exchange, CanopyBoulder and Arcview will take a 9.5% ownership stake in each company.”

  • December 26, 2014

    Cannabis firms spreading the green around to other Colorado industries

    “Those supporting the industry face a different kind of payoff than those opening a dispensary or raising crops, Arcview CEO Troy Dayton said. Their reward is more uncertain and takes longer to achieve. But it could prove much larger as more states legalize. “Colorado is one of the key places for innovation in this space, and you will see more and more companies coming out of Colorado on the ancillary side,” Dayton predicts.”

  • December 21, 2014

    Weed Blog Award Winners 2014

    Marijuana CEO of the year, Troy Dayton – Troy is the CEO of Arcview Group, which has been everywhere in the media this last year it seems like. He fought hard for reform for many years, and I’m glad to see him and his company doing well and bridging the gap between entrepreneurs and investors.

  • December 19, 2014

    Investing in marijuana still a risky business

    “Troy Dayton, CEO of Arcview group, says “Mark Twain had a great quote, he said, ‘When there’s a gold rush going on, it’s a good time to be in the pick and shovel business.’ And that’s exactly what’s happening now.””

  • December 19, 2014

    Venture Investors Light Up Cannabis Startups

    ““It’s a less mature space, and you’ve got some stigma to get over, but I think that the bow has broken on the talent problem — we’re entering into a space where we’re starting to see some more really quality teams going after this,” says Troy Dayton CEO of cannabis investor network Arcview Group.””

  • December 16, 2014

    Legal cannabis: A business resource guide

    “”The Arcview Group is a venture capital network that deals exclusively in cannabis-related deals. Their investor members meet multiple times a year to evaluate pitches by entrepreneurs with big ideas that need funding. My good friend Troy Dayton started up Arcview years before there were any legal marijuana markets and has become one of the most connected people in the industry. (He’s also a panelist on Marijuana Today.) If you are either an investor looking to put your money to work in the legal marijuana industry or a cannabis entrepreneur looking for funding, the Arcview Group needs to be one of your first stops.””

  • December 4, 2014

    The Future of Marijuana, Medical and Otherwise

    “”A combination of profit motive and social consciousness is one of the blossoming marijuana industry’s chief characteristics. “This industry is getting birthed [by] people who really care,” says Troy Dayton, president and CEO of the Arcview Investor Network, a group that matches cannabis entrepreneurs with investors. Dayton sees it as combining “the best ideals of activism with the best ideals of business. Hopefully we’re building not just a new industry, but a new kind of industry.””

  • November
  • November 24, 2014

    The hottest pot store in San Francisco

    “”Sparc really stands out as a leader in the space,” said Keith McCarty, CEO of Eaze. “They exceeded our expectations around quality assurance and the professionalism of their member services.””

  • 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

    The 100 Most Influential People in the Cannabis Industry

    “Cannabis Business Executive released their list of the cannabis industry’s 100 most influential people. Arcview President Stephen DeAngelo comes in at #4, Arcview CEO Troy Dayton comes in at #13, and Arcview partner company Cannasure’s Director Patrick McManamon comes in at #63. Congrats to the 24 other Arcview members or people who have graced Arcview’s stage at least once and made this list.”

  • 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.”