Firsthand Capital Management, Inc. was founded in 1994 by Kevin Landis, a technology investor, and was known as SiVest Group, Inc. prior to January 1, 2012. The shop is currently based in San Jose, California.
Firsthand is a boutique investment manager that specializes in technology sector investing. It is the investment adviser to Firsthand Funds, a series of no-load mutual funds in the technology sector, and it advises institutional investors and high net-worth individuals. Firsthand Funds added an alternative energy fund to its offerings in 2007.
Kevin Landis Chief Investment Officer, FirstHand Funds
Greg Sheppard Director of Research, Firsthand Investments