Howard Lindzon is presenting at Stocktoberfest 2016 on Oct 13, 2016  


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General Partner @
43 Investments in 36 Companies
San Diego

Person Details


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 recently 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 the Managing Partner of Social Leverage, a holding company that invests in early stage web businesses. Howard continues to manage a hedge fund 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:, (purchased by Ebay in 2005 for $415 million), (purchased by Comcast in June 2008), and Lifelock (lead investors include Bessemer Venture Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers). Mr. Lindzon's new media and internet business investments also include:,, Buddy Media, Ticketfly, Assistly, and Tweetdeck.

Mr. Lindzon received an MBA at Arizona State University and an MIM from The American Graduate School of International Management.

Jobs (6)




General Partner


Jul, 2016
Co-founder and CEO

Board & Advisor Roles (4)

DateInvested InRoundDetails
Jul, 2016$2M / Venture (Lead)
Jan, 2016$6M / Series APersonal Investment
Dec, 2015undisclosed amount / Angel
May, 2015$2.45M / Seed
May, 2015$50M / Series B
May, 2015$2.2M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2015$2.8M / Seed
Feb, 2015$1.7M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2015$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2014$2.3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2014$13M / Series APersonal Investment
Jun, 2014$2.65M / Seed
Jan, 2014$713.21k / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2013$3M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2013undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2012$500k / SeedPersonal Investment
Oct, 2012$2.5M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2012$8.5M / VenturePersonal Investment
Sep, 2012$1.9M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jul, 2012$1.4M / SeedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2012$2.7M / VenturePersonal Investment
Jan, 2012$2M / Angel (Lead)Personal Investment
Jan, 2012$150k / SeedPersonal Investment
Jun, 2011$450k / SeedPersonal Investment
Apr, 2011$12M / Series BPersonal Investment
Mar, 2011$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2011$8.5M / Series BPersonal Investment
Dec, 2010$1.2M / SeedPersonal Investment
May, 2010$3.5M / Series BPersonal Investment
May, 2010$3M / Series APersonal Investment
Apr, 2010$1.5M / Series APersonal Investment
Mar, 2010$1.94M / Series BPersonal Investment
Mar, 2010$20M / Series BPersonal Investment
Apr, 2009undisclosed amount / UndisclosedPersonal Investment
Mar, 2009$2M / Series APersonal Investment
Feb, 2009undisclosed amount / SeedPersonal Investment
Jan, 2009$300k / SeedPersonal Investment
Dec, 2008$1M / SeedPersonal Investment
Sep, 2008undisclosed amount / AngelPersonal Investment
Sep, 2008$250k / SeedPersonal Investment

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Stocktoberfest 2016

October 13, 2016 - October 15, 2016

9:00am - 5:00pm

Hotel del Coronado, 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado, California, United States

Stocktoberfest is a conference about investing for profit and joy. Meet & mingle with the world's top traders, investors, and fintech CEOs!

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