The Cannabis Industry Isn’t Fully Prospering Yet but It’s on the Precipice

Though social channels aren’t helping, influencers are picking up the slack

A large graph made out of cannabis leaves
The industry is finding ways to persist despite limitations on social media. Getty Images

I often imagine what it was like to be the team that created Apple during the time when they were working out of a garage. There was a point in time when only they could visualize the technology that would one day change numerous lives through consumer product inventions. Most consumers had no idea what was coming.

Matthew Nordgren is CEO and founder of Arcadian Fund and Arcadian Capital Management, a venture fund/private equity strategy focused on the ancillary service providing companies in and around the cannabis and hemp industries.