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Youth Financial Summit

Compete. Learn. Network.

Saturday, February 26th, 2022

The Youth Financial Summit was the first-ever all inclusive event for young finance enthusiasts. Hosted virtually, the event allowed participants to learn from esteemed professionals, test their skills against students from around the world, and network with like-minded individuals.


Enriching Day


Networking Event


Speaker Events



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YFS Spring 2022 Recap

The first Youth Financial Summit on February 26th, 2022 had an incredible turn out with students across the world tuning in and participating. We had over 150 unique participants from over 20 countries and 6 continents. The summit was a holistic event, allowing participants to learn from the likes of Howard Marks and Avanidhar Subrahmanyam while allowing them to put their skills to the test and earn thousands in prizes.

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All times in Pacific Standard Time.

10am –  Opening Ceremony 

10:30am – Portfolio Construction Competition Explanation

10:45am – Portfolio Construction Competition Work Period

12:15pm – Lunch Break / Portfolio Construction Live Judging

1:30pm – Professor Presentation 

2:30pm – Quiz Bowl Explanation

2:45pm  – Quiz Bowl Filter Test 

3:30pm – Guest Speaker Seminar

4:30pm – Quizbowl Live Competition 

5:30pm – Networking Event

6:00pm – Closing Ceremony

Portfolio Construction

Strategically allocate assets to create an investment strategy that best balances risk and rewards. Strategies are tested on a stock market visualizer to determine the winner by most gains.

Professor Presentation - Avanidhar Subrahmanyam

Learn from distinguished UCLA Professor, Avanidhar Subrahmanyam about investing through a psychological sense.

Quiz Bowl

The first-ever Quiz Bowl style finance competition. Rapid-fire questions test competitors’ knowledge on a wide-variety of personal finance and investing concepts. 

Guest Speaker Seminar - Howard Marks

Hear from and ask questions to billionaire, renowned investor and Co-Founder of Oaktree Capital, Howard Marks. The Q&A will cover Mr. Marks’ early life, how he developed an interest in finance, his early career, the journey to build Oaktree Capital, his insights on hot topics, and advice for youth.

Networking Event

Network with like-minded finance enthusiasts through speed networking. Participants are able to network with one another through brief exchanges.

Sponsored by...

Youth Fund

Portfolio Construction Competition Prizes

All prizes are Visa gift cards sent out by email.

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2nd Place

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Professor Presentation

Avanidhar Subrahmanyam

Distinguished Professor of Finance at the University of California Los Angeles

Professor of Finance Avanidhar Subrahmanyam is an expert in stock market activity and behavioral finance. He is known for his pathbreaking research in the use of psychological principles to explain stock price movements and has published numerous articles in leading peer-reviewed finance and economics journals.

His scholarly efforts have been recognized through numerous awards and accolades.

Subrahmanyam has served as a consultant to the Nasdaq Stock Market, the National Stock Exchange in Mumbai, India, San Jose Mercury News and Irwin/McGraw-Hill. He is a UCLA Anderson Inspirational 100 alumnus.

Quiz Bowl Explained

The is first-ever Quiz Bowl style finance competition. Competitors will answer rapid-fire questions that test their knowledge on a wide-variety of personal finance and investing concepts as well as on major financial events, developments and personalities. 

Participate individually or in a team of up to 4.

Stage 1: Written Test

Every competitor will take a written filter test. The test will be comprised of 60 multiple choice questions on a variety of financial concepts that are to be answered within 30 minutes.

The top 4 preforming teams (or individuals) will move on to the live rounds.

Stage 2: Live Rounds

There will be 3 live rounds, two for the semi-final round and one for the final round.

Each semi-final round will include 30 multiple choice questions that will test competitor’s ability to think and act in a fast-paced environment.

The final round will be Jeopardy style with questions ranging in difficulty and will include both head-to-head and group answering.

Quiz Bowl Prizes

All prizes are Visa gift cards sent out by email.

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2nd Place

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3rd Place

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4th Place

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5th Place

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6th Place

Guest Speaker Seminar

Howard Marks

Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Oaktree Capital Management

Howard Stanley Marks is an American investor and writer. He is the co-founder and co-chairman of Oaktree Capital Management, the largest investor in distressed securities worldwide. In 2020, with a net worth of $2.1 billion, Marks was ranked No. 391 on the Forbes 400 rankings of the wealthiest Americans.

Mr. Marks is renowned for his insightful assessments of market opportunity and risk. After four decades spent ascending to the top of the investment management profession, he is today sought out by the world’s leading investors, including the likes of Warren Buffet. Mr. Marks is admired in the investment community for his “memos”, which detail his investment strategies and insight into the economy .

Prior to the formation of Oaktree in 1995, Mr. Marks led the groups at The TCW Group, Inc. He was also Chief Investment Officer for Domestic Fixed Income at TCW, the Vice President and senior portfolio manager at Citicorp Investment Management, and Citicorp’s Director of Research. Mr. Marks holds a B.S.Ec. degree cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a major in finance and an M.B.A. in accounting and marketing from the Booth School of Business of the University of Chicago.


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4 – Attend 2 out of the 5 events during the summit.

Events include portfolio construction competition, professor presentation, quiz bowl, speaker event, and the networking event. Attendance will be checked at the time of the event.

The winner will be picked during the closing ceremony.

Note: Finatic chapter members receive double the entries into the raffle. 

Referral Competition

The participant with the most number of referrals will win an Apple HomePod Mini.

To refer someone, they must indicate your name on the registration form as the referrer.

The winner is the person with the most number of referrals (person whose name has been included the most in the registration form).

The winner will be announced during the closing ceremony.