SumZero, Inc. said it has launched the FactSet Top Idea Tournament, a full-year contest open exclusively to research professionals working at hedge funds, mutual funds, and private equity funds.
SumZero said it is partnering with FactSet (NYSE: FDS), a provider of financial data and analytics to investment professionals worldwide, in hosting this large-scale research challenge.
Winners of the FactSet Top Idea Tournament will receive cash prizes worth USD160,000, speaking slots and tickets to premier investor conferences, appearances on CNBC, and access to FactSet products. The top cash prize available to a single idea is USD56,000. Individuals can enter multiple ideas and can capture multiple prizes. One individual can take home the entire USD160,000 cash purse.
SumZero is a community of investment professionals working at hedge funds, mutual funds, and private equity funds. With more than 10,000 pre-screened professionals collaborating on a fully-transparent platform, SumZero fosters the sharing of many thousands of proprietary investment reports every year and offers several ancillary services in support of that effort. These free services include capital introduction services, buyside career placement services, media placement, and more. Learn more at sumzero.com.