Scholars Win Stock Pitch Competition at Ohio State University
A team of Michigan State University Financial Markets Institute Scholars took first-place honors at a stock pitch competition at Ohio State University. The event was sponsored by Buckeye Capital Investors on April 1, 2016. Jamie Carlstedt, Thomas Chadwick, Michael Metz and Palmer Pawlusiak pitched KAR Auction Services. The students all participate in the Security Analysis class taught by Prof. Stephen Schiestel in which they manage a multi-million dollar fund on behalf of the Michigan State University Foundation. They were aided in their preparation by FMI advisory board member Alec McAree. A team from the University of Michigan took second place.
About the Michigan State University Foundation
Established in 1973 as an independent non-profit, the Michigan State University Foundation is committed to the commercialization of cutting-edge technologies invented by MSU faculty, staff, and students. The MSU Foundation’s overarching goal is to support research, innovation, and entrepreneurship at the University. Additionally, the MSU Foundation operates Spartan Innovations, Red Cedar Ventures, Michigan Rise, and the University Corporate Research Park. More information on the organization’s notable achievements, services, leadership, and history are available at www.msufoundation.org.