Congratulations to This Year’s Investment Competition Semifinalists!

by Diana Drake

Where might you encounter bulls, doves, wolves, turtles, eagles, lions and even a Himalayan melange? They’re all among the teams that are storming the gates of Wharton Global Youth’s investment competition Semifinal Round.

We’re excited to announce the Top 55 Semifinalist Teams in our annual Wharton Global High School Investment Competition, which this year kicked off on Monday, September 26, 2022.

Following the close of 10 weeks of trading on the WInS stock simulator on December 2, Wharton Global Youth received nearly 1,400 final reports from student teams competing in 53 countries, making this the largest competition to-date.

After careful consideration by our internal reviewers and a group of professional asset managers from abrdn, we have identified this year’s strongest teams. The Top 55 teams advancing to the 2023 Semifinal Round of the Wharton Global High School Investment Competition are:

20.1 Ricochet: Keystone Academy, China

A.I. Buffett Investments: Shanghai American School Pudong Campus, China

AICA: Akademeia High School, Poland

Amity 7 Chakras Investments: Amity Regional High School, United States of America (U.S.) (Connecticut)

Arculus: Green Level High School, U.S. (North Carolina)

Art_of_the_stonk: Memorial High School, U.S. (Texas)

Baldwin Bulls: Baldwin School of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Beyond The Stars: Mahidol University International Demonstration School, Thailand

Blue Tide Capital: Ramaz Upper School, U.S. (New York)

Blueeagleinvestments: South Forsyth High School, U.S. (Georgia)

Buffet999: Experimental High School Attached to Beijing Normal University, China

BullsEye Investors: Amity International School, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi, India

Cascade: Rochester Adams High School, U.S. (Michigan)

Colorado22: Cherokee Trail High School, U.S. (Colorado)

Coronado_IFC: Coronado High School, U.S. (Texas)

DMV’s Finest: Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, U.S. (Virginia)

Dove Capital: Kristin School, New Zealand

Finance Wolves: UWC East Africa, Tanzania

FRESH.mInD: The Harker School, U.S. (California)

The Golden Touch: BASIS Scottsdale, U.S. (Arizona)

Green Wave Capital: Delbarton School, U.S. (New Jersey)

Haven Finance: Amity International School Saket, India

Himalayan Melange: Amity International School, Sector-44, Noida, India

Horace Mann Investment Group, Horace Mann, U.S. (New York)

island2023: Island School, Hong Kong

JADES Co.: Carmel High School, U.S. (Indiana)

K-Turtles: Cheongshim International Academy, South Korea

Lawrence Investments: Toronto French School, Canada

Major Investments: Shenzhen College of International Education, China

Maroon_Money: Scarsdale High School, U.S. (New York)

NovyPorg_1: Nový PORG, Czechia (Czech Republic)

Ocean Anchor Bankers: Julia R. Masterman, U.S. (Pennsylvania)

OMEGA Robotics: Great Neck South High School, U.S. (New York)

Pennsbury Capital: Pennsbury High School, U.S. (Pennsylvania)

Periapsis: Podar International School — Cambridge, Powai, India

Phillips Exeter Lions: Phillips Exeter Academy, U.S. (New Hampshire)

Phoenix Investments: Davidson Academy, U.S. (Nevada)

Royal Merchant Investments: Amity International School, Sector-44, Noida, India

SAMARITAN: St. George’s School, Canada

SaMudra: Amity International School Vasundhara Sector-6, India

SASEagles2: Singapore American School, Singapore

Sentinels: Sentinel Secondary School, Canada

SMS-Wharton2022: Shenzhen Middle School, China

Spartan Capital Partners: Pleasant Valley High School, U.S.(Iowa)

Spearmint Investing: The Kinkaid School, U.S. (Texas)

Super Invincible Tyrannosaurus Rex Warriors: Beijing National Day School, China

Team Name Investments: The Independent Schools Foundation Academy, Hong Kong

The Bloor Group: Bloor Collegiate Institute, Canada

Think Pink Investments: Richard Montgomery High School, U.S. (Maryland)

Touchstone Capital: Canyon Crest Academy, U.S. (California)

United Currency: United World College of South East Asia (East Campus), Singapore

Ventra Capital: Walter Payton College Prep, U.S. (Illinois)

Wonka Investments: Amity International School, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi, India

WHS Team 1: Westwood High School, U.S. (Texas)

WMSInvestClub: The Westminster Schools of Atlanta, U.S. (Georgia)

Congratulations to the 2023 Semifinalists!

And to all the thousands of competing students and advisors who joined us on this journey to learn about client objectives, strategy-building, qualitative and quantitative analysis, teamwork and more, we appreciate your energy and enthusiasm for this year’s Wharton Global High School Investment Competition. We see all your impressive hard work and hope it has helped you to grow.

Please check back with our newsroom, as well as read our monthly newsletter, to stay connected to Wharton Global Youth. You can follow the progress of the top teams as they present virtually in the Semifinals in March 2023 to determine which 10 teams will move on to the April 22 Global Finale on the Wharton School’s Philadelphia campus. It promises to be a fierce competition!