From Wallstrip to StockTwits with Howard Lindzon

Download Trading Tech Talk 57: Talking StockTwits and Stocktoberfest with Howard Lindzon

CTO Interview: Today we are featuring Howard Lindzon, Founder of StockTwits, and Founder of Wallstrip.

He discusses:

  • Wallstrip and its flip to CBS
  • The genesis and evolution of StockTwits
  • Twitter pulling the rug out from under StockTwits
  • How does StockTwits generate revenue?
  • Stocktoberfest (Register today for Stocktoberfest)

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