The End Of The War On Drugs And The Emergence Of The Venture-Backed Cannabis Industry

When news broke that Founders Fund, the proudly contrarian venture firm helmed by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, was going to invest a major $75 million in Privateer Holdings, a company focused on pro

Privateer’s Brendan Kennedy And Founders Fund’s Geoff Lewis To Light Up The Stage At Disrupt NY

It's becoming increasingly clear that the cannabis industry will soon become a huge market opportunity for startup entrepreneurs who have the brains and the gumption to navigate a still-murky legal an

Privateer Holdings Closes $75 Million In Funding To Create The P&G Of Pot

It’s high time the cannabis industry got some attention from investors. So it’s a good thing that Privateer Holdings, a company focusing on producing, distributing, and educating consumers about l

New Funding For Privateer Highlights Marijuana’s Massive Market In The U.S.

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