The Capitalize for Kids Student Challenge is back and better than ever! Register now to participate in the ultimate student portfolio management competition for charity. Compete with students across Canada and prove that you're Canada's top student investor.
As the Lead Sponsor, CIBC Investor's Edge is providing exclusive access to professional benefits and prizes like up to $2,000 in cash, mentorship, and resume screens. You'll also gain access to interviews with our partners at RBC, EY, OMERS, Ontario Teachers' and more!
To bring you the best-simulated trading experience, Capitalize for Kids has partnered with IRESS - a leading provider of technology to major financial institutions and brokerages around the world.
The competition is free to enter. All we ask is that participants commit to raising money from friends and family for children's mental health. Proceeds from the 2017 challenge will fund capacity-building projects at Kids Help Phone. This will ensure that when a young person reaches out, there's always a counsellor ready to answer.
Registration closes Sept 30th.
ABOUT THE STUDENT CHALLENGE
The Capitalize for Kids Student Challenge presented by CIBC Investor's Edge is the ultimate portfolio management competition. Students sign up to compete for cash prizes and exclusive professional benefits. The competition takes place during the Fall school semester on a professional grade trading platform which is powered by IRESS. While registration is free, participants are equipped with online fundraising tools and asked to raise money for charity. All money raised from the Student Challenge will fund capacity building at Kids help Phone.
ABOUT CAPITALIZE FOR KIDS
Capitalize for Kids engages Canada's finance community in solving the toughest challenges in children's brain and mental health. Since 2014, the organization has raised a combined $5 million through its two major initiatives – the Capitalize for Kids Investors Conference and the Capitalize for Kids Student Challenge. By providing funding and pro-bono consulting services to researchers and service providers, they are helping more kids get access to better care. Beneficiaries include SickKids, Kids Help Phone, and the George Hull Centre.