You debate stocks via short video
We kickstart careers of top investing talents

June 25 - July 6, 2018 Register now Application Deadline: June 24

Debate stocks and kickstart your career

The three top performers of Stocks Debate Challenge 2018 will be invited for a job interview with Apex Capital Holdings, LLC, a prominent multi-strategy equity investment firm in New York City.

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Competition format

Contestants will participate in two rounds of quick video stock debates on the Micgoat app.

Leaderboard for Round 1

Rank# Name Points (Audience)
Points (Jury)
Total Points
1 James Rao -17 points 42 points 25 points
2 Ravi Kiran Goli 17 points 6 points 23 points
3 Derek Goh -15 points 20 points 5 points
4 Faizan Muhammad -17 points 20 points 3 points
5 Craig Uyeno -16 points 19 points 3 points
6 Alexander A Khan -16 points 14 points -2 points
7 Abhishek Shankar -18 points 7 points -11 points
8 Ajay Raja -26 points 13 points -13 points
9 Gerard Murphy -36 points 10 points -26 points
10 saketh l -62 points 13 points -49 points

You get 1 point for every upvote, and lose 1 point for every downvote.

Leaderboard for Round 2

Rank# Name
Points (Jury)
Total Points
1 Craig Uyeno 28 points 28 points
2 James Rao 26 points 26 points
3 Alexander A Khan 17 points 17 points
4 Derek Goh 15 points 15 points
5 Faizan Muhammad 13 points 13 points
6 Ajay Raja 10 points 10 points
7 Abhishek Shankar 8 points 8 points
8 Gerard Murphy 3 points 3 points
9 Ravi Kiran Goli 0 points 0 points
10 saketh l 0 points 0 points

Meet the jury

Keith Weissman

Keith Weissman is a Senior Analyst and Director of Research at Sibilla Capital Management...

Keith Weissman is a Senior Analyst and Director of Research at Sibilla Capital Management and a Founder of Quadrant 1. He has nearly 20 years of experience in finance in equity research and principal investment. His approach to fundamental analysis has been developed over his career having looked at investment opportunities across a variety of sectors from both the perspective of a market-oriented and private equity investor.

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Peter M. Lupoff

Peter M. Lupoff is the managing member of Lupoff Friends and Family Interests, LLC...

Peter M. Lupoff is the managing member of Lupoff Friends and Family Interests, LLC, his vehicle for direct investing, impact investing and managed outside investments, as well as other investment, research, teaching and writing activities. Peter is a Special Lecturer to select student groups at Yale School of Management (Impact Investing, Investment Research). A Fellow at think tank, World Policy Institute, Mr. Lupoff continues and expands his work on Markets, Behavioral Finance, Impact Investing, and Market Shock and Dislocation.

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Sahm Adrangi

Sahm Adrangi is the founder and managing partner of Kerrisdale Capital Management...

Sahm Adrangi is the founder and managing partner of Kerrisdale Capital Management. He is most known for short selling and publishing research. He first made a name for himself shorting Chinese companies, but has since broadened his approach to invest in longs and other sectors.

Mr. Adrangi started his financial career in credit – performing high-yield debt refinancings and post-bankruptcy refinancings at Deutsche Bank, as well as advising creditor committees in bankruptcy and out-of-court restructuring situations at Chanin Capital Partners. Subsequent to his investment banking experience, Mr. Adrangi spent several years at a multi-billion-dollar distressed debt hedge fund, Longacre Management. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Yale University.

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Micgoat

Micgoat is a free online community where individuals around the world come to debate finance, tech, politics and more via short video.

Micgoat allows people from various backgrounds and beliefs to get their voices heard and better understand different viewpoints.

Download on the App Store

Micgoat

Micgoat is a free online community where individuals around the world come to debate finance, tech, politics and more via short video.

Micgoat allows people from various backgrounds and beliefs to get their voices heard and better understand different viewpoints.

Download on the App Store

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You debate stocks via short video. We kickstart careers of top investing talents.

June 25 - July 6, 2018 Application Deadline June 24
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