Capitalize for Kids Investment and Fundraising Challenge

| September 11, 2018
Submitted by Chris Gaspic for Student Experience - Academic and Career and Professional Development

Capitalize for Kids Investment and Fundraising Challenge

This is your chance to compete against students across Canada in the ultimate charity portfolio management competition. Build your portfolio on the most advanced trading simulator available. Enter for free and fundraise for kids’ mental health. Top performers will win big prizes and exclusive professional opportunities. If your portfolio has the greatest return at the end of the competition, you could be eligible for our biggest prize ever.

GRAND PRIZE:
$10,000
Cash credit applied to a CIBC Investor’s Edge Account.
Video/In Person meeting with CIBC Executive.

RUNNER-UP:
$2,500 Cash credit applied to a CIBC Investor’s Edge Account.
Video/In Person meeting with CIBC Executive.


FUNDRAISING PERKS

PERK ONE
When you raise $250 you will receive a $10 Tim Hortons Gift Card.

PERK TWO
When you raise $500 you will receive an additional $25 Tim Hortons Gift Card.

PERK THREE
When you raise over $500 you will also be entered into a random draw for our fundraising prize: $1,000 Cash credit applied to a CIBC Investor’s Edge Account.

Please note: to be eligible for the grand prize and runner-up prize, you must meet the minimum fundraising requirement of $250.


How it Works:

You need to register by September 28 (sign up for free) and set up your fundraising page. To be eligible for any prizes, you must fundraise a minimum of $250 for kids’ mental health. You will also receive awesome perks when you hit key fundraising levels. The fundraising deadline is February 28, 2019.

Between, October 1, 2018 and March 29, 2019, you will use $1 million in virtual currency to build the ultimate portfolio. Buy and sell stocks on our virtual trading platform powered by IRESS.

Register Here!

About Capitalize for Kids

Kids are reaching out and asking for help like never before. Mental health service providers are struggling to keep up with demand and wait lists are getting longer. That’s why we’re helping them make the most of their resources. We provide pro-bono consulting and fund improvements that make these great organizations even better.

To date, we have raised over $5 million to solve the toughest challenges in children’s brain and mental health.

 

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