Stephen Kann has more than 25 years of experience in corporate finance, buy and sell-side equity research, operations, marketing, consulting and has been a founder, advisor, agent, banker, and investor in dozens of companies over the years. This breadth and depth of experience gives him a uniquely integrated perspective on the issues and challenges—as well as the opportunities—of the companies he covers.
Steve is a recognized expert in microcap stocks. His experience includes more than $300 million in corporate finance transactions in the microcap/small cap space, including private placements, PIPEs, reverse mergers, IPOs and M&A. He is a published author and analyst, and was the co-founder and Editor of BullMarket.com’s Bull Market MicroCap Review, a subscription investment newsletter that provided commentary and analysis on under-followed microcap stocks. It was one of the best-performing such newsletters in the country during the time of its publication in 2003-2004. He was also an analyst specializing in microcap stocks for independent research firm, Think 20/20, where his recommendations averaged annual returns of over 100%. Steve has provided clients with top-tier advisory work and some of his joint-venture partners have included America Online, Metrocall (now USA Mobility), Ralph Edwards Productions (creator of classic TV shows Truth or Consequences and This Is Your Life), and many others.
Steve began his career as a top-producing retail stockbroker before rising through the ranks on the transactional side of the business, which culminated in Managing Director positions at multiple boutique investment banking firms since 2001, as well as nomination to the Board of Directors of the National Investment Banking Association in 2004. Steve holds a B.A. from George Mason University in Virginia, which he attended on a baseball scholarship.