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TSX Venture 50 is a ranking of the top performers on TSX Venture Exchange over the last year. The ranking is composed of 10 companies from each of 5 industry sectors, selected based on 3 equally weighted criteria. The companies on this year's Venture 50 have demonstrated their ability to access capital for growth and scale up their business for success. Be sure to check out tsx.com/venture50 on Feb 24, 2021 for this year’s complete list.

TSX Venture Exchange presents Canada's Top Public Venture Capitalist competition. Individuals are invited to participate in a stock trading simulation contest featuring companies from this year’s TSX Venture 50.

Participants have the opportunity to take home a number of cash prizes and the honour of being named Canada’s Top Public Venture Capitalist. Prizes will be given to the individuals with the highest portfolio return for each prize category being offered, subject to the contest rules.

Trading begins at 9:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 and ends at 4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

What’s up for grabs?

1. Weekly Prizes: CDN $500 cash prizes

There are six (6) weekly prizes (each a “Weekly Prize”) available to be won during the trading period, each consisting of CDN $500 cash. Weekly Prizes will be awarded to the registrant with the largest percentage gain over a week in their account. Weekly Prizes will be determined based on a registrant’s account value on Monday morning before market open.

2. Runner Up Prize: CDN $2000 cash

There is one (1) Runner-up prize of CDN $2000 cash for the Registrant with the second highest account value at the end of the trading period.

3. Top Investor Prize: CDN $5000 cash

There is one (1) Top Investor Prize available of CDN $5000 cash for the registrant with the highest account value at the end of the trading period.

How to Play

Begin by registering online, complete and submit the entry form located at v50.stocktrak.com. Each person who registers for the Contest is limited to one (1) entry in the Contest. The trading period begins at 9:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 and ends at 4:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 28th, 2021. Each Registrant to the Contest will be given an initial balance of CDN $50,000 of notional fantasy funds in their Contest portfolio account. The ‘’Account’’ is what game officials will use to determine a Registrant’s success in the challenge and to determine if a Registrant is eligible for a prize. Registrants can execute notional transactions only in 2021 TSX Venture 50 Stocks as of the end of the Registration Period. There is a maximum position of $25,000 in any one the 2021 TSX Venture 50 Stocks. For full details please review the complete contest rules.

The Names of the Grand-prize winner and Runner up will be published on the Contest Website homepage by 5:00 pm EST on May 14, 2021.

Good Luck and have fun!

Click here for the full contest rules