Howard Lindzon is co-founder and CEO of StockTwits® – a social network for traders and investors to share real-time ideas and information. StockTwits was named “one of the top 10 most innovative companies in web” by FastCompany and one of the “50 best websites” by Time magazine.
Mr. Lindzon has more than twenty years experience in the financial community acting in both an entrepreneurial and investing capacity. With a unique vision for starting and successfully managing innovative companies, he is a General Partner of Social Leverage a holding company that invests in early stage web businesses. Howard continues to manage a hedge fund (Lindzon Capital Partners) he started in 1998.
He created Wallstrip, and more than 400 original web video shows, which was purchased by CBS Corp. in 2007. He is an active angel with many success angel investments including: Rent.com, (purchased by Ebay), Golfnow.com (purchased by Comcast), and Lifelock NASD: LOCK . Mr. Lindzon’s new media and internet investments include: Buddy Media, TubeMogul, Betaworks, Ticketfly, Assistly, GoInstant and Tweetdeck.
Mr. Lindzon received an MBA at Arizona State University and an MIM from The American Graduate School of International Management.
Ivaylo Ivanov has been successfully trading equities and options for twelve years. He manages his own and some clients’ money.
He is a founder of MarketWisdom.com, where we provide a 14-day free trial to swing trades, momentum investing, market education and mentoring.
Mr. Ivanov is the Author of Amazon Kindle Bestsellers: The Next Apple – How To Own The Best Performing Stocks In Any Given Year (2015), The 5 Secrets To Highly Profitable Swing Trading(2014), “The StockTwits Edge – 40 Actionable Setups from Real Market Pros” (Wiley, 2011).
Mr. Ivanov developed the algorithm behind the SL50 list, which finds and ranks hot momentum stocks likely to outperform the market over 1-6-month basis.
Ivanov’s work is regularly featured in WSJ, Bloomberg, Yahoo Finance, Reuters, CNN Money, UT San Diego, Traders Magazine, Business Insider, Abnormal Returns, Real Clear Markets, Reformed Broker.
He earned his MBA and MS Finance from Webster University in Saint Louis, Missouri.