Howard Gostfrand has been involved in the financial industry for over 23 years, and through it, developed strong, lasting ties with the investment community. As President and Founder of American Capital Ventures (ACV), Mr. Gostfrand has worked closely with over 175 public companies of various market capitalizations and diversified industries both domestic and international. His expertise lies in consulting and guiding micro- and small-cap companies to reach their full valuation through implemented corporate strategy, investor outreach and financial marketing initiatives.
Prior to founding ACV, he was a retail stock broker focused on small-cap companies, having worked in New York City and South Florida. Mr. Gostfrand also founded Virtual Trading, Inc., a day trading firm which was then acquired by a publicly traded brokerage firm. Mr. Gostfrand has been a guest speaker at industry events and interviewed as an expert for Investor Relations specific financial publications. He is a member of the ‘Young Presidents Club of Mount Sinai Hospital’ in Miami Beach and involved in several charities. Mr. Gostfrand holds a B.S. in Marketing Management from Boston University. He is married with two children.