General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 28, 2010

Small Cap Stock Investing In Fast-growing Industries – Ryan Jacob – Jacob Asset Management

Ryan Jacob is the Chairman and CIO of Jacob Asset Management, and he is the Chief Portfolio Manager of the Jacob Internet Fund and the Jacob Small Cap Growth Fund. From December 1997 to June 1999, Mr. Jacob was the Portfolio Manager of the $650 million Internet Fund. Previously, Mr. Jacob was the Director of Research for "The IPO Value Monitor," which provided fundamental research to institutional investors on new equity offerings. Mr. Jacob was also a Partner at Horizon Asset Management, Inc., a New York-based investment advisory firm. Prior to joining Horizon, Mr. Jacob held positions at Bankers Trust Company, Mellon Financial Corporation and Shearson Lehman Brothers in their investment advisory groups. Mr. Jacob earned a B.S. in finance from Drexel University. Profile
TWST: Why don't you begin with an overview of the firm and then tell us about why did you start a small cap growth fund?

Mr. Jacob: Jacob Funds was started with the Jacob Internet Fund a little over