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November 2, 2023, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Carlton Union Building (CUB), Stetson Room # 230
131 E. Minnesota Avenue, DeLand FL 32723
Team #1: Super Micro Computer, Inc. (SMCI)
- Jose Valcourt
- Rachel Zaremba
- Alec Small
Team #2: Alphabet, Inc. (GOOGL)
- Cameron Spence
- Beatriz Vossen
- Braden Hill
Team #3: Palantir Technologies, Inc. (PLTR)
- Sugeeth Sathish
- Georgia Goering
- Alonso Tang
Team #4: Cadence Design Systems, Inc.(CDNS)
- Devin Shaffer
- Isabella Thomsen
- Jonathan Gonzalez
Team #5: Baidu, Inc. (BIDU)
- Isaac Choate
- Matt Cooper
- Jadyn Prinz
|6 p.m. – 6:20 p.m.||Appetizers and refreshments will be available|
|6:20 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.||Director, Dr. Matt Hurst, will introduce the students|
|6:35 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.||Team #1 will present their stock recommendations|
|6:45 p.m. – 6:50 p.m.||Q&A|
|6:50 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.||Team #2 will present their stock recommendations|
|7:00 p.m. – 7:05 p.m.||Q&A|
|7:05 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.||Team #3 will present their stock recommendations|
|7:15 p.m. – 7:20 p.m.||Q&A|
|7:20 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.||Team #4 will present their stock recommendations|
|7:30 p.m. – 7:35 p.m.||Q&A|
|7:35 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.||Team #5 will present their stock recommendations|
|7:45 p.m. – 7:50 p.m.||Q&A|
|7:50 p.m. – 8:10 p.m.||Judging|
|8:15 p.m.||Winners announced|
The Stetson University Roland George Investments Program's Annual Showcase is a highly-anticipated event that brings together students, faculty, industry professionals, and investors to witness the culmination of rigorous research and analysis by talented students. This showcase, held annually, provides a platform for five exceptional students teams to present their compelling stock recommendations for publicly traded companies.
The event takes place in a vibrant and dynamic setting, creating an atmosphere charged with excitement and anticipation. With state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and a captivating stage setup, the showcase offers an engaging and immersive experience for all attendees.
The showcase kicks off with an introduction to the Roland George Investments Program, emphasizing its commitment to fostering a real-world understanding of finance and investment strategies among students. Following this, an overview of the selection process and the rigorous training that presenting students have undergone is presented.
Each student takes the stage to present their well-researched and meticulously prepared stock recommendations for specific publicly traded companies. The presentations are characterized by a high level of professionalism, eloquence, and confidence, as the students articulate their investment thesis, backed by relevant financial data, industry trends, and market analysis.
The recommendations span a diverse range of industries and sectors, showcasing the students' comprehensive understanding of the global market. Whether in technology, healthcare, finance, or energy, the students' pitches demonstrate a deep knowledge of the chosen companies and their potential for growth and profitability.
Following each presentation, a distinguished panel of judges, consisting of industry experts, faculty members, and seasoned investors, provide valuable feedback and engage in constructive dialogues with the presenters. This interactive session enriches the student's learning experience and offers valuable insights to the audience.
Throughout the event, ample networking opportunities are available, allowing attendees to connect with students, faculty, and professionals from the finance and investment industry. This fosters meaningful conversations, mentorship opportunities, and potential collaborations.
The Stetson University Roland George Investments Program's Annual Showcase not only celebrates the students' hard work and dedication but also underscores the program's commitment to nurturing future investment professionals. It reflects the program's core values of excellence, innovation, and analytical thinking while providing a platform for students to gain practical experience in the world of finance and investment.
Ms. Tabitha Hammonds
Finance Department & Roland George Investments Program (RGIP)