Who is eligible to contest?
Singaporeans and PRs who is of age between 18 and 35 years.

What are the submission materials?
  1. Portfolio allocation
  2. Supporting documents to reinforce your portfolio selection
    (Chartings, news articles, dividends, bonus and rights issues, stock splits, consolidations, corporate takeovers and reconstructions etc.)

When is the submission deadline?
All submissions need to be uploaded before 15 July, 5pm. Only complete set of submission will be considered.

For submission link, please click here

Am I allowed to submit more than 1 portfolio?
No. Each contestant is only allowed 1 set of submission. All submissions sent to ShareInvestor are final and no revisions will be entertained.

Is there a minimum or maximum number of stocks that I can include in my portfolio?
Yes. There is a minimum of 2 stocks and maximum of 8 stocks.

What is the value of the portfolio?
You can build your portfolio, not exceeding SGD $50,000. You may choose not to utilise the full amount of SGD $50,000.

What are the stocks that I can include in my portfolio?
You can only select SGX listed stocks. You are not allowed to include Warrant, ETF, indices and ADR as part of your portfolio.

You may refer to this link for the list of SGX listed stocks.

What is the buy in price for my stock?
You may indicate the lowest intra-day price between 6 – 10 July as the buy-in price for each of your stock.

What is the target return for my portfolio?
We are looking at a portfolio that targets to generate a minimum projected gain of 8% per annum, based on the initial capital of SGD $50,000. * Exclude trading commissions & fees.

Am I allowed to do short selling?
No, there should not be any short selling on your portfolio.

What are the Judging Criteria for Preliminary Round?
Your portfolio will be judged based on the following:

  • Profitability of portfolio (from buy in day - 30 July closing price) _20%
  • Analysis of portfolio (with supporting documents) _40%
  • Long term (6 -12 months) potential gain _ 40%
** Long term potential gain will be based on projected returns

How will I be informed for the preliminary round?
Shortlisted contestants will receive both a call and an email from the INVEST Fair team to inform them on their shortlisting, before 21 July 2015. All shortlisted contestants are required to make a presentation in person at SPH News Centre on 3 Aug 2015 (Monday), between 10am – 4pm, or at such other venue, date and time designated by ShareInvestor. Each presenter will be given 20 minutes.

How many contestants will be selected for the Finals?
Only 4 contestants will be selected for the Finals on 15 August 2015, at INVEST Fair 2015, Suntec City Convention Centre, Hall 403 – 404.

Do I have to pay to enter into this contest?
Entry to the contest is free.

How will I receive the cash prize of SGD $10,000?
A cheque, addressing to the winner will be mailed out by 31 August 2015.

Will my portfolio be made public?
Yes. The winning portfolio will be published on INVEST Fair website and other marketing materials as ShareInvestor deems fit.

Submission Terms & Conditions
  • The INVEST Idol is organised by ShareInvestor Pte Ltd, 82 Genting Lane, #03-01 Media Centre Annex Singapore 349567
  • By participating in INVEST Idol, the contestants agree to be bound by and to comply with the terms in the FAQ, these terms and conditions and any amendments hereto (collectively, the “T&Cs”), which shall be final and binding in all respects on each contestant. Non-compliance with any of the T&Cs may disqualify a contestant at any stage of INVEST Idol.
  • Employees of ShareInvestor group of companies and their immediate family members (including spouses, children, parents, brothers and sisters), full-time or part-time brokers, remisiers and educators are not eligible to enter and participate in INVEST Idol.
  • Shortlisted contestants and finalists may be required to sign a written statement confirming their eligibility and/or to produce their NRIC for purposes of confirming their identities.
  • ShareInvestor may, in its sole and absolute discretion, reject any submissions which is incomplete or fail to meet the requirements of ShareInvestor set out herein or in the FAQ or if there is any suggestion of plagiarism or if any contestant is found to be or suspected of tampering with, cheating or abusing any aspect of INVEST Idol. All decisions by ShareInvestor are final.
  • ShareInvestor reserves the right to change any of the T&Cs or the prize/s and/ or to discontinue INVEST Idol at any time without prior notice to the contestants. Notice of such changes or discontinuance may be given by ShareInvestor via email. Such change or notice shall take effect from the date specified in the email. If, for any reason, INVEST Idol is not capable of running as planned, ShareInvestor reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend INVEST Idol with or without any prior notice. For the avoidance of doubt, cancellation, termination or suspension by ShareInvestor of INVEST Idol shall not entitle any contestant to any claim or compensation against ShareInvestor or any other party for any and all loss or damage suffered or incurred by the contestant howsoever arising.
  • By participating in INVEST Idol, each contestant agrees that:

    1. any and all personal data submitted may be collected, used and/or disclosed to ShareInvestor and its related corporations (collectively “the Group”) and their respective service providers for the purposes of contacting the contestant via any form of communication, including using the contestant’s Singapore telephone numbers regardless of any registration of the same with the Singapore Do Not Call Registry, to send the contestant marketing information on products and services offered by the Group or other parties, or in relation to which the contestant has otherwise provided the Group with consent;
    2. the Group may collect, use, disclose and share amongst themselves and their respective service providers, the contestant’s personal data, including the photographs or audio-video or other recordings of these contestants (“Material”) for publicity and/or use in advertisements across all media, including, without limitation, in the Group’s publications, presentations, promotional materials on their websites, in its original or edited format, and whether to promote INVEST Idol or otherwise without further notification, remuneration or compensation;
    3. the copyright and all other intellectual property rights in and to all Material shall vest solely and absolutely in ShareInvestor Pte Ltd without further compensation; and
    4. the irrevocably grants and assigns to ShareInvestor Pte Ltd at no cost payable to the contestants, all intellectual property rights in their submissions in relation to any medium so that ShareInvestor Pte Ltd shall have full discretion to deal with such submissions.
  • ShareInvestor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in INVEST Idol or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions in INVEST Idol.
  • ShareInvestor assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries.
  • ShareInvestor shall not be liable for any loss (including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss), damage, personal injury or death in connection with INVEST Idol, or any prize, except any liability that cannot be excluded by law (in which case that liability is limited to the minimum allowable by law). Except to the extent that they may not be excluded by law, no representations, warranties, terms or conditions that are not expressly stated in the T&Cs apply to INVEST Idol.
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