Student Investment and Venture Fund celebration

Thursday, April 26, 2018

On March 22, we celebrated five years of the Student Investment Fund and the launch of the Student Venture Fund. We had over 100 people in attendance at the Toronto Region Board of Trade and heard from Faculty, Students, and Alumni.

Thank you to our guest speakers – Doug Peers, Dean, Faculty of Arts, Anish Chopra (MAcc ’94), Chair SIF Advisory Board and SVF Board Member, Ian Gutwinski (MAcc ’12), SIF portfolio leader from inaugural team,Tim Jackson, Chair of the SVF, Joanne Shoveller, Vice President, Advancement, and Jim Barnett, SAF Interim Director. 7

We also had the opportunity to hear from a panel of students from the Student Investment Fund – CFM Student Nicholas Achkarian, Rebecca Yao, Krishna Murali, Brent Small, and Anqi Wang and from the Student Venture Fund – Aniket Patel, Jacqueline Sue, Nicole Troster, and Dominic Lau.

A special thank you to our faculty members – Andrew Ecclestone, Garvin Blair, Ranjini Jha, Mark Arnason, and Frank Hayes for leading the Student Investment Fund and the Student Venture Fund.


Photos from the event are available on our Flickr page. Stories from the event can be viewed the recently launched SAF Alumni Instagram.

Student investment fund pannel

Student investment fund pannel

CFM Student Nicholas Achkarian (pictured left) on the Student Investment Fund panel. 

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