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AIDVP Investment Research Competition 2022

The annual AIDVP Investment Research Competition is a free, online investment research competition
for high school students (Group 1), undergraduate students (Group 2), and graduate students (Group 3).
Students work in teams of 3 to 5 members, to build investment research skills.

What is the competition about?

This annual investment research competition provides students with hands-on mentoring and intensive
training in fundamental-driven and consulting-oriented investment research, leveraging the AI insights,
and the stock sentiment models on our QuiverTrees platform by AIDVP. Working in teams, students gain
real-world experience as they assume the role of research analysts and are judged on their ability to
value a stock, write investment research notes, and present their final research to industry experts.

Students conduct in-depth analysis on a single company and produce investment research notes. The
winning teams are chosen based on the thoroughness of its analysis and knowledge of 1 industry and
up to 3 companies within the selected industry, rather than whether their predictions of the stock price
are correct. We are looking for the best analysis, not the best stock.

Why you should join?

Benefits of Participation

  • Investment research training provided by expert team at AIDVP
  • Augment classroom learning
  • Practice investment research and exposure to industry experts
  • Potential career opportunities for students
  • Networking with professionals, peers from other schools, and others in the community

How can you apply?

Are you up to the challenge? Form your team and get the opportunity to compete against your peers
from other schools. Apply below.  At least one of your team members needs to have an iOS device

Register today to secure your team's spot.

Judges of Final Presentations

Alek Auxier

Portfolio Manager, Isola Investments

David Dai

Vice President, Investment Banking, SMBC Nikko Securities America

Shane Nelson

Vice President, Investment Banking, Baird

Tony Zhang

Portfolio Manager, Zacks Investment

Patrick fang

Portfolio Manager, Tao Value Fund

Key Dates.

March 31, 2022

Registration opens. All teams must create their club on the QuiverTrees app to post-investment research notes to be eligible. Click download to download QuiverTrees.

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August 31, 2022

Registration closes; industry analysis notes due

September 6, 2022

Online kickoff training meeting. Weekly investment research note. Futu moomoo paper trading simulation starts.

Simulation Instruction

November 28, 2022

Final investment research presentation due; paper trading simulation ends

December 1, 2022

Online final presentation

December 16, 2022

Winning teams per group announced


  • All students on teams that submit both deliverables will receive complimentary subscription access to our AI NLP machine insights and stock sentiment models for 1 year.
  • Each student member of the top 3 teams will receive an investment research internship opportunity at AIDVP or companies of supporters.
  • $1,000 prize for the winning team per group (High school group, undergraduate group and graduate group).


No prize substitutions are permitted except at the sole discretion of AIDVP, in which case a prize (or portion of the prize) of equal or greater value may be awarded. Prize(s) are not redeemable for cash. Contest and prizes void where prohibited.

Digital Experience

QuiverTrees How-To Instructions

Jumpstart your competition preparation

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