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Pay Close Attention To This Marijuana Millionaire’s Weed Venture Capital Fund

A “high” tech startup boom could grow around the pot plant, as legalization efforts gain momentum. And Emerald Ocean Capital is going to help fund it.<p>Before medical marijuana, before Colorado and Washington’s legalization initiatives, there was only the underground weed economy. There was no such …

10 Eye-Opening Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

These books reveal the truth of how organizations really work, and it's not pretty.<p>As anyone who reads this column knows, I'm a huge proponent of positive thinking. However, positive thinking is delusional unless it's based upon a clear understanding of how the business world really works.<p>Put …

Books

These Are Wall Street's Must-Read Books of the Summer

As things slow down a bit on Wall Street during the summer months, many of its best and brightest will find more time in their schedules to read. We …

9 brilliant business books you can read in an afternoon

However, starting a new book can seem daunting and overly time-consuming. The good news is there are several short business books loaded with powerful information about selling, managing, and investing.<p>We compiled a list of the best business books with less than 150 pages that you can start and …

10 Ways to Invest That Don't Involve the Stock Market

Five years into a bull market in stocks that has brought predictable, double-digit returns to tens of millions of investors probably seems like a bad time to bring this topic up.<p>But now is actually the perfect time to explore ways to invest that don't involve the stock market. After all, sooner or …

Investing

4 Big Opportunities in Artificial Intelligence

Google's acquisition of DeepMind is yet another sign the future of artificial intelligence is here. Check out some of the big ideas AI startups are pursuing.<p>The potential for artificial intelligence has, for decades, been mostly relegated to the larger-than-life imaginations of Hollywood directors. …

Artificial Intelligence