Co-founder and CEO of Stocktwits.com and Founder of Social Leverage
Howard Lindzon has over twenty years experience in the financial community acting in both an entrepreneurial and investing capacity. Mr. Lindzon spent the last ten years managing his hedge fund, Lindzon Capital Partners, and is Partner and Principal of Knight's Bridge Capital, a private equity firm based in Toronto.
Mr. Lindzon has tremendous insight into new media and is a very active angel investor in the financial and internet business sectors, invested and involved with over 30 companies. He sold his startup videoblog Wallstrip to CBS Corp. and has made many successful angel investments including: Rent.com, (sold to Ebay in 2005 for $415 million), Golfnow.com (purchased by Comcast in June 2008), Lifelock (lead investors include Bessemer Venture Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers), and Internet Brands (NASDAQ).
Mr. Lindzon's new media and internet business investments include: MyTrade.com (purchased by Think or Swim in December 2008, NASD SWIM), Limos.com (sold December 2008), Covestor.com, Blogtalkradio.com, Foodzie, and Tweetdeck, to name a few. Mr. Lindzon is actively involved in his latest venture, Stocktwits, an open, community-powered investment idea and information service built on the twitter platform.
Mr. Lindzon received an MBA at Arizona State University and an MIM from The American Graduate School of International Management.