We are small cap experts. Our mission is to provide our community of investors with small cap news and investment ideas. We define “small cap” as any company that has a market capitalization of $2 billion or less. Our sector focus is primarily in the areas of biotech, cannabis, technology and blockchain. We believe these fields represent the greatest opportunity for growth over the next decade, so much of our research is devoted to these core sectors.

Over the years, we’ve created a large following because of our content and stock picking track record. Our content is heavily researched, and our best investment ideas are presented in a paper-trading portfolio that’s available to our members free of charge. Since inception, the Sylva portfolio is up over 300%. Our goal is to grow our community, and the portfolio is our way of earning your trust and loyalty.

Thank you for visiting our site. We look forward to serving you.

About Ross S. Silver, RIA

Mr. Silver founded Sylva International (dba SylvaCap Media), a Registered Investment Advisor in the State of Oregon in 2016 and serves as the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Prior to founding Sylva, Mr. Silver founded Vista Partners, a fund, independent equity research firm and Registered Investment Advisor. Mr. Silver served as the Principal Analyst for Vista Partners from 2005-2016. The portfolio of companies Mr. Silver covered had a CAGR of 17% during his tenure at Vista.

Prior to starting Vista, Mr. Silver was a Research Analyst for TC Advisors, a San Francisco-based hedge fund. Before TC Advisors, Mr. Silver was a research associate for Dresdner RCM (now Allianz) covering Consumer Discretionary and Consumer Staple companies. Prior to working for Dresdner, Mr. Silver was a member of CIBC’s Technology, Media, and Telecom Investment Banking team, where he worked primarily on M&A but also on equity and debt offerings.

Mr. Silver has worked with government agencies, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Mr. Silver actively speaks at conferences & universities globally. Mr. Silver served as a Board Member for his local American Red Cross chapter and served as a member of a Bend, OR non-profit named 100 Men Who Care.

Mr. Silver holds a Series 65 securities license.

Mr. Silver enjoys writing, coaching his children’s youth sports teams and ambitiously seeks out laughter.