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Cannabis Goes Legit

Although you would have expected it to come from the tobacco industry, the Fortune 500 is now getting deep into marijuana. Constellation Brands, the purveyor of wines and Corona Beer, according to the Wall Street Journal, “will spend 5.08 billion … Continue reading

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Institutional Investors Want To Get Rid of Dual Class Stock

For all you entrepreneurs that want to maintain control of your company by using two classes of stock (voting or super-voting shares for you, non-voting or low-voting shares for your investors), take notice. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding the Truth

Where the government controls the press, some have turned to crowdfunding to publish the “truth.” Certain unidentified persons recently ran an Indiegogo campaign to take out full page ads in the New York Times, and today in the Washington Post, … Continue reading

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Financial Advisers Advise Against Crowdfunding

Financial advisers are advising clients not to put money into crowdfunded real estate venture Fundrise, raising concerns about liquidity, fees, control, possible conflicts of interests, projected profits and the developers’ relative inexperience. The sponsors’ response is that wealth advisers may … Continue reading

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