The Sohn Investment Idea Contest

The Sohn Investment Idea Contest seeks to identify the most timely and actionable investment idea to be featured at the Sohn Investment Conference. Contributions to the Conference support the fight against pediatric cancer.

A distinguished group of judges – chaired by investor Joel Greenblatt and including celebrated investors Bill Ackman, David Einhorn, Seth Klarman, and Michael Price – will select the winning investment idea based on the judges’ determination of the most compelling idea with a 12-month horizon.

The winner presents the idea in a ten-minute presentation in front of approximately 3,000 people at the prestigious Sohn Investment Conference on Monday, May 4, 2015, at the Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. Sohn Conference Foundation Events

The Winner of the Sohn Investment Idea Contest

shares the stage with the world’s most savvy investors and presents his or her winning investment idea and to an audience of 3,000 people at The Sohn Investment Conference.


Please review a copy of the official contest rules here.

Congratulations to our 2015 Winners and Finalists.

Angelo Martorell, The Wharton School
Idea: IAC/InterActiveCorp

Arthur Baer, Cavendish Fund Management, LLC  Idea: PINC
Robert Buesing, Columbia Business School
Sean Murphy, Game Creek Capital  Idea: TV
Lily Miao, The Wharton School  Idea: CSU
Venkata Amarthaluru, University of Pennsylvania  Idea: GRA

Lily Miao, The Wharton School
Juliusz Sas, GSSR Co, Inc.
Rob Li, Columbia Business School
Justin Hess, Kellogg School of Management
Michael Herman, Columbia Business School
Scott Trenary, Columbia Business School

Words from the speaker

Joel Greenblatt kicked off the 2014 Sohn Investment Idea Contest, inviting fresh and insightful investment ideas to be showcased at the prestigious Sohn Investment Conference on Monday, May 5th.

Introduction To The Sohn Investment Idea Contest by Joel Greenblatt

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Contest Judges