Oakland conference focuses on budding relationship between cannabis and Bay Area tech

"We have seen a proliferation of businesses and we have seen check sizes go up, but it's not exploding yet," said Nico Richardson, principal at Privateer Holdings, a Seattle-based private equities firm focused on the cannabis industry. "There's still a cap that exists and it's really driven by the patchwork of regulations in different states and the inability of businesses to scale market to market."

Read more in the San Francisco Business Times