Cannabis is the new tech, say former Yahoo CEO

January 24, 2019

Cannabis today is like tech 20 years ago, former Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz told CNBC’s “Squawk Alley” in an interview Thursday after disclosing she had invested in Caliva, a California-based cannabis company.

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Former 49ers QB Montana Invests in San Jose-Based Marijuana Brand

January 24, 2019

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana knows an opportunity when he sees one, and one of the largest growing industries is cannabis.

Betting On California: Caliva Raises $75M To Invest In Largest Global Cannabis Market

January 24, 2019

California's most trusted cannabis brand builds war chest to fund production and expansion with investments from California legends Carol Bartz and Joe Montana.

Former Yahoo CEO And Super Bowl MVP Invest $75 Million In California Startup For ‘Cannabis Curious’

January 24, 2019

On Thursday, San Jose-based cannabis marketplace, Caliva closed $75 million in funding from investors that include former Yahoo and Autodesk CEO, Carol Bartz, and three-time Super Bowl MVP, Joe Montana.

Football great Joe Montana looking to score with marijuana

January 24, 2019

Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, looking to hit pay dirt in the legal marijuana industry, is part of a $75 million investment in a pot operator, it was announced Thursday.


Caliva Raises $75M in First Funding

January 24, 2019

Caliva, a San Jose, Calif.-based vertically integrated cannabis company, closed its $75M first round of funding.

Caliva closes $75M funding round with ex-Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz and NFL great Joe Montana as investors

January 24, 2019

Caliva, the privately held California cannabis company, said Thursday that it has closed its first round of funding at an oversubscribed amount of $75 million.

Caliva Lures Gig Workers from Uber, Lyft, DoorDash to Cannabis Industry

December 16, 2018

Caliva, a Silicon Valley-based marijuana company, is waging an extensive recruitment campaign to hire drivers from popular ride-hailing and delivery companies, including Uber, Lyft, and DoorDash.

Marijuana delivery draws gig workers with steady pay, more zen customers

November 28, 2018

Jennifer Rodriguez works two jobs to afford living in the Bay Area. After dropping off her three children at school, she spends most mornings shuttling Uber passengers.Then the Hayward mother starts a shift delivering marijuana.


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NFL Great Joe Montana Makes Investment in California Weed Brand

January 24, 2019

Joe Montana, the former Hall of Fame quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, is betting on the newest California gold rush: cannabis.


A popular California marijuana brand just raised $75 million in funding from Super Bowl MVP Joe Montana and a former Yahoo CEO

January 24, 2019

Caliva, a popular California-based marijuana brand and dispensary, closed a $75 million funding round on Thursday. Investors in the round include Carol Bartz, Yahoo's former CEO, and NFL quarterback Joe Montana, a three-time Super Bowl MVP.


Caliva Raises $75M to Invest in California

January 24, 2019

The California cannabis brand is building a war chest to fund production and expansion with investments from California legends Carol Bartz and Joe Montana.

California Cannabis Company Caliva Raises $75 Million

January 24, 2019

Caliva, one of the largest vertically integrated cannabis companies in California, has closed its first round of funding at an over-subscribed amount of $75M.

49ers legend Joe Montana invests in San Jose-based cannabis business

January 24, 2019

Caliva, the ex-QB's new partner, has already raised $75 million in fundings

Caliva: Ultra Quality Vape Oil Cartridge Review: Cali OG/Pillow Talk

January 7, 2019

Covering the ultra-high end world of the cannabis biz is an exciting thing for a journalist. There are so many different facets of the business to focus on. The humble cannabis plant itself is so diverse, offering multiple uses from one seed.


California Cannabis Company Caliva Is Poaching Über Drivers And Executives

December 16, 2018

It is that polarizing time of year again: the holiday season. While the privileged “1%” are receiving holiday bonuses, many more Americans face the grim realities of being downsized. Still others still are missing out on spending the holiday season with their families as they work in service industries hustling hard to earn extra income to carry them into the new year.

San Jose Pot Dispensary Booming Ahead of Likely Shortage

July 3, 2018

Weed watchers say Northern California could be seeing a marijuana shortage in the next few weeks due to new regulations that create new challenges and a run on the current crop.

First recreational marijuana shops open in California

January 1, 2018

While most of the Bay Area was still sound asleep, thousands of polite, cheerful and suddenly law-abiding marijuana customers awoke before dawn on New Year’s Day to stand in line for the state’s first-ever legal sales of a long-demonized plant.

$4B Brave New World: Updates on the launch of California’s recreational marijuana market

January 1, 2018

Marijuana Business Daily reporter John Schroyer is on the ground in Berkeley, California, and will post live updates throughout New Year’s Day from the longest-operating medical cannabis dispensary in the country – Berkeley Patients Group (BPG).

California’s Legal Cannabis Sales Begin: Leafly’s Full Coverage

New Year’s Day marked the beginning of adult-use cannabis sales in California, a milestone that ushered in a new era of regulated legalization in America’s most populous state. Leafly reporters fanned out across the state to cover the festivities, and editors will be updating this page throughout the launch of legal sales.