General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 24, 2009

Small & Micro-cap Growth Investing – Travis Prentice – Eudaimonia Asset Management, Llc

Prentice, Travis
Travis Prentice is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of EAM Investors, LLC, a firm he co-founded in 2007. In addition, he is Portfolio Manager for the firm’s U.S. Small Cap Growth and U.S. Micro Cap investment strategies. Earlier, Mr. Prentice was a Partner, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager with Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management where he led portfolio management responsibilities for their Micro and Ultra Micro Cap investment strategies and a had a senior role in the firm’s U.S. Micro/Emerging Growth team. He has 22 years of institutional investment experience specializing in small- and micro-cap equities. He received an MBA from San Diego State University and a B.A. from the University of Arizona, where he majored in both economics and psychology. Profile
TWST: Tell us about the name Eudaimonia.

Mr. Prentice: It's a classical Greek word coined by Aristotle. The literal

translation is "good spirit," but what it really says is that the path to