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Pipster’s first trading challenge for students has now ended.
For info about your strategy report scroll down to How does it work?

Bull Run


A grand prize worth £1000 or 2 months’ work experience at Finatext UK Ltd.

Prizes awarded to best overall trader, most improved trader and best university + runner-up prizes

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Who can participate?

The Bull Run is open to 18+ year-old students from Hult International Business School, Imperial College, LIBF and Queen Mary University of London.

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  • As the Winning score calculator demonstrates, your trading data is only 60% of your score. 30% depends on your strategy report which needs to be submitted via email before midnight on 16th December 2018.
    The strategy report template is available to download as a Word document or copy from a Google doc. You will need to fill out and export as a PDF. We suggest you include your name and trading handle in the PDF filename so that it judges know whose report they’re marking.
    If you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to ask on the Bull Run community channel or email bullrun@getpipster.com.
60% Trading data

  • 50% profitability
  • 15% strategy
  • 30% risk management
  • 5% trading frequency
  • 30% Strategy Report
  • 10% Community Participation

The Best University will be determined by the overall score of its students. For more information, read the full Terms and Conditions.

There are 9 prizes to be won in total:

  • ONE Grand Prize PER UNIVERSITY worth £1000 (Conditioned in winners’ eligibility to open a live Pipster trading account. Read more here) OR two months’ work experience at Finatext UK Ltd.
  • FOUR Runner-up prizes for most improved traders PER UNIVERSITY.
  • ONE Prize for top trading university.
  • Winners will be offered a two month work experience opportunity with Pipster team or £1000 credited to their live trading account (conditional to winner passing all FCA required verification checks including ID and AML). Work experience may be extended if interns do an exemplary job.
  • Top university wins the Pipster Bull Run 2018 trophy.

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