Ken Kam

Ken Kam
CEO and Founder, Marketocracy

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Ken Kam is the CEO and founder of Marketocracy, Inc. and Marketocracy Capital Management LLC. Marketocracy Capital Management is the registered investment advisory firm that manages the Masters 100 Fund (MOFQX). Ken founded Marketocracy to recruit a large team of portfolio managers with expertise and a passion for investing. His mission is to find the best investors in the world and then track, analyze, and evaluate their trading activity. Marketocracy has recruited over 80,000 people to manage over 65,000 model portfolios at www.marketocracy.com that compete to become the best investors.

The Masters 100 Fund combines the experience and expertise of portfolio manager Ken Kam with a unique and powerful research tool: the m100 Index, which is made up of the current ideas of the best performing virtual funds at Marketocracy. These virtual portfolios have been tracked using the same criteria as professional mutual fund managers and are the very best among the virtual funds on the site.

Prior to Marketocracy, Ken was the co-founder and CEO of Firsthand Funds and the co-portfolio manager of the Firsthand Technology Value Fund which was ranked as the #1 fund of all mutual funds in the country for the 5 year period ending September, 1999.

Ken has over 20 years of investment experience and holds a B.S. degree in Finance from Santa Clara University and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.

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Jimmy Guterman (O'Reilly Media, Inc. ), Ken Kam (Marketocracy), Steven A. Carpenter (Cake Financial), Weiting Liu (SocialPicks), Richard 'Rikki' Tahta (Covestor), Michiel de Boer (Zecco)
The stock market has long been seen as the antithesis of sharing. There is only so much money to be made, so why would you tell anyone else your good ideas? How, then, do we explain the rise of a host of new web-based services predicated on sharing information about trades and stocks? Read more.
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