The maiden edition of the Young Investors Stock Pitch Competition came to a close on 27th November, 2020 with Pharmacy Students from KNUST taking away to ultimate prize.
A Stock Pitch Competition is a summary of a potential investment idea into a company listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange. The participants pitched a buy, sell or hold position on a company of their choosing and presented their findings to a panel of judges who selected the best.
Over 150 students across the various tertiary institutions in Ghana were part of a training program embarked on by the Young Investors Network. Out of this number, the students formed 19 Teams who participated in the competition from which the winners were chosen.
The competition attracted students from Ashesi University, University of Ghana, KNUST, Accra Technical University, University of Cape Coast and Takoradi Technical University.
The winners, Gerald Anim Acheampong, Bright Antwi and Emmanuel Boamah are students studying Pharmacy at the KNUST. The second position was taken by Charis Borquaye and Obed Bright Nyame Antwi, the former studies Construction Technology and Management at the KNUST and Obed studies Mining and Engineering also at KNUST. The third place went to Godwin Kojo Odoom a former Psychology student of the University of Ghana and Williams Obeng BSC. Administration, also from the University of Ghana. In that order, the winning teams were The Traders, Wealth Knights and TK Research.