Micro Cap Words of Wisdom Part 1

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Oil & Gas, Mining, and Biotech are challenging industries for micro cap investors.  Many investors (me included) are often blinded by the potential resource in the ground or drug that is in development.  In many cases the key to stock price appreciation is managements ability to market the company and the stock while also attracting funding on favorable terms.  These qualitative determinants of success means it’s usually much less painful to scale into these investments over time once management has proved their worth.  In micro cap you bet on the jockey, just make sure they are the right jockey.

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Ian Cassel

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Ian is a full-time microcap investor. He is the founder of MicroCapClub, CIO of Intelligent Fanatics Capital Management, and co-founder of IntelligentFanatics.com. Ian started investing as a teenager and learned from losing his money over and over again. Microcap companies are the smallest public companies that exist, representing 48% of all public companies in North America. Berkshire Hathaway, Wal-Mart, Amgen, Netflix, and many others started as small microcap companies. Ian’s belief is the key to outsized returns is finding great companies early because all great companies started as small companies.

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