The 2022 Duke FINTECH Trading Competition is complete! We are proud to congratulate the following winners:

  • 1st Place $3,000 Prize: Hoppity of Harvard University
  • 2nd Place $2,000 Prize: bubbles of Texas A&M University
  • 3rd Place $1,250 Prize: Dennishhh of Vanderbilt University
  • 4th Place $750 Prize: James Liao of Washington University in St. Louis
  • 5th Place $500 Prize: Nonfortissimus of UNC Chapel Hill

Prizes will be awarded in weightings of 1/3 ZEN cryptocurrency and 2/3 USD.

Congratulations to all who participated and thanks again to our generous sponsors! Be sure to check them out using the links in the sidebar.


The Duke FINTECH Trading Competition is a free competition hosted by the FINTECH Program at Duke University.

The Competition is open to any currently enrolled graduate or undergraduate student so long as they have an email address with a .edu extension.

Participating students are issued $1 million in simulated currency within a paper trading account provided by Interactive Brokers. Students will have the opportunity to trade equities, fixed income, derivatives, ETFs, cryptocurrencies, and more, all based on real-time streaming market data using the same user interface and features utilized by professional traders.

The FINTECH program at Duke is inclusive and welcoming. Participation is welcome and encouraged, so please help spread the word! Standings for the top 10 traders will be posted here and updated daily as data become available. This site will continue to grow as new features are brought onboard so be sure to check back often for updates!!!