Westlake High School Students Win First Place in Young Investors Society Global Stock Pitch Competition
The Young Investors Society (YIS) Global Stock Pitch Competition sponsored by Investor’s Business Daily was held virtually on May 21, 2020. The competition is the culmination event to showcase investment skills gained by students in the Young Investors Society program throughout the year. Westlake High School's Arjun and Abhinav competed in the West Coast Regionals along with 17 other teams vying for a position at the Global Stock Pitch Competition.
Six teams moved on to the Global Stock Pitch Finals including Westlake High School's team, and teams from across the U.S, Hong Kong and Malaysia. The students were greeted by YIS Founder, James Fletcher and Paul Smith, former President and CEO of the CFA Institute served as guest speaker for the event. The competition was live-streamed on the YIS YouTube Channel where students from around the world watched.
The 2019 Global Stock Pitch First Place winners were Arjun and Abhinav from Westlake High School who won with their amazing pitch of a manufacturing company headquartered in Santa Clara, CA.
Global Stock Pitch prizes totaling over $4,000 were sponsored by Investor’s Business Daily.
Young Investors Society currently provides financial literacy programs to over 500 high schools across the United States and chapters in Canada, Malaysia, Hong Kong, India, and Singapore.
Congratulations Arjun and Abhinav!