Third Annual Student Challenge Announced
All proceeds donated to charities of the winners’ choosing
NEW YORK – October 3, 2017 – Portfolios with Purpose ("PwP") today announced that registration is open for its third annual Portfolios with Purpose Student Challenge Fantasy Stock Competition (“Student Challenge”). The deadline to register is October 29th and the challenge begins on October 30th .
The PwP Student Challenge sponsored by CITI has high school and college students competing over the course of an academic year to produce the highest returns on a $1 million fantasy stock portfolio. 100% of all entry fee donations go directly to charity. Winners from the best performing high schools and colleges will be announced in April 2018. PwP hosted its first Campus Challenge in 2015 with 14 teams of students from some of the nation’s finest academic institutions. Today, 1,000 students representing over 50 colleges and high schools across the country are poised to compete.
“On the heels of its remarkable success over the past few years, we are thrilled to be hosting the third annual PwP Student Challenge,” said Stacey Duran, Founder and CEO of PwP. “We hope that the competition continues to grow in the years to come. The Student Challenge not only gives students the opportunity to apply their knowledge of financial markets in a friendly, competitive setting, it exposes our next generation of investors to the value of charity and philanthropy.”
“The PwP Student Challenge is a brand enhancer for Citi,” said Bill Fisse, Managing Director, HR Global Campus Strategy & Program Management, Citi. “We’re proud to sponsor this great cause.”
Visit www.portfolioswithpurpose.org and follow prompts to register for the student challenge. Registration is $20. To learn more about how to get involved, please contact Christina Castro at Christina@PortfoliosWithPurpose.org or Daisy Mellet at Daisy@PortfoliosWithPurpose.org.
About Portfolios with Purpose
Founded in 2011, Portfolios with Purpose is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit institution that hosts fantasy stock-picking contests that merge the thrill of investing with the joy of giving. Our platform unites a global individuals are able to pool the resources of the group to make a significant impact on important charities; especially those that are small, underfunded, and under-the-radar.