Mr. Hart has over twenty years of capital markets experience. Mr. Hart’s experience has centered upon small-cap technology companies with markets caps between $50mm - $1B. Mr. Hart previously led HCI investment strategies in direct placements (PIPEs, Registered Directs and Reverse Mergers) from the beginning of 2006 thru April 2011. For all of 2003 – 2005, Mr. Hart was with Siar Capital, a small-cap opportunistic family fund that appreciated assets from $50mm to $200mm in three years through performance and no additional provided capital. Highlighted investments at Siar Capital included the sale of PracticeWorks (PRWK) to Eastman Kodak (EK) for $400mm in cash and the restructuring of TurboChef Technologies (OVEN) at a $25mm valuation. OVEN had been awarded a market cap of $500mm+ in the subsequent years and was eventually sold to Middleby (MIDD) for $100mm in 2008. Previously, Mr. Hart worked as an Analyst and Business Development at Cross Border Exchange, SG Cowen, Commonwealth Associates and Balestra Capital. Mr. Hart received his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business, concentrating on Finance. He holds a BA from University of Michigan.