Howard Lindzon

Founder & General Partner, Social Leverage

Howard is the Founder and General Partner at Social Leverage Howard was born in Toronto, lived in Phoenix for 20 years and now in Coronado, CA with the Mrs. (19 years, 16.2 Canadian years), two awesome kids and two dachshunds (Bagel and Lindzee). Schools Howard attended and even graduated from include—University of Western Ontario, Arizona State University, American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird). Howard has more than 20 years experience in the financial community acting in both an entrepreneurial and investing capacity. With a unique vision for starting, managing, and successfully advising innovative companies, Lindzon is the public face of the Social Leverage entities. He started and managed a hedge fund for 18 years (Lindzon Capital Partners) He make early stage investments through Social Leverage. Lindzon cofounded StockTwits, named “one of the top 10 most innovative companies in web” by Fast Company and one of the “50 best websites” by Time (where he invented the “cashtag”). Currently he is a Chairman at StockTwits after 5 years as CEO. Previously, In the summer of 2006 he created more than 300 original videos on Wallstrip, in May 2007 Wallstrip was acquired by $CBS. He moved out west to play golf, but now rarely do. His hobbies include driving His kids around and staying awake.