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An attempt to inject insightful capitalists into the economy

  • Published at 10:20 pm May 21st, 2018
  • Last updated at 10:35 pm May 21st, 2018
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ASOI JV, a real estate consultancy firm, has organized Capitalizer 2018 – an Intra-BUP investment strategy based finance competition and the flagship event of Bangladesh University of Professionals Finance Society (BUPFS).

The competition evaluated the skills of participants by walking a fine line between quantitative analysis and qualitative reasoning to strategize the issuing if an Initial Public Offering (IPO).

The first edition of Capitalizer kicked off with an online round where 110 teams from different departments of BUP registered.

After two rounds of challenges, six remaining teams advanced to the Grand Finale of the competition.

The Grand Finale took place on May 11, 2018 at the Bijoy Auditorium of BUP with Brigadier Farooque, Dean, Faculty of Business Studies (FBS) as chief guest while Md Imrez Chowdhury, Director of ASOI JV was the Special Guest. 

Team Kacchi without Elachi, a promising team from the department of management emerged as the champions of Capitalizer 2018 and won Tk50,000 as the cash prize. Team Acedia from the department of BBA (general), and Fourth Echelon from the same department, were declared first runners-up and second runners-up respectively. The first runners-up bagged Tk30,000, and the second runners-up was awarded Tk20,000. 

Winning team Kachchi without Elaichi consisted of members Jaber Bin Noor, Arham Tamkeen, Fahmeed Anis, and Sadia Afroze Noor.