Top Analysts Will Receive Prize Money and Opportunity to Work at GDA

Summer 2021 Investment Competition

Submissions due: June 30 , 2021


GDA Capital is running a global investment analyst competition. This is your chance to get paid for a great investment idea and maybe even get a job in the process.
The criteria are as follows:
  • The investment must be in the cryptocurrency/blockchain space.
  • The proposed investment must have sufficient liquidity for a $200K position, with a 6-month holding period.
  • Must be a publicly accessible investment opportunity.
  • The submitting party must not be a related party to the firm.
  • Submit your case as a 5-10 page PDF by June 30th in order to be considered


So if you’ve got an idea you’ve been sitting on, now is the time to put on your analyst’s hat and outline exactly why you think it’s going to perform well in the next 6 months. 

1st place

$5,000 & Job Offer with GDA

2nd Place

$3,500 & Interview with GDA

3rd Place

$1,500 & Interview with GDA

What is GDA Capital

GDA (Global Digital Assets) Capital provides digital asset companies with access to growth capital, as well as connecting institutional capital with opportunities in the digital asset space.. As the capital markets arm of the GDA Group of Companies, GDA Capital specializes in serving financial technology, blockchain, and digital asset companies. The GDA executive team has a world-leading track record of experience executing for Fortune 500 companies, governments, and venture projects still in the incubation stage. GDA Capital has experience that spans the entire blockchain industry. This includes venture capital, capital markets, trading, blockchain technology, and token development.

What You Need to Do

Submit a 5-10 page investment case for a cryptocurrency or blockchain investment that meets the above criteria.

You can include charts, quotes, tweets, graphs and anything that will strengthen your case. We want to know why you’d buy it, why you expect it to go up, and what your price target is.

Our talented team of judges, comprised of our Head of Capital Markets, Head of Research, and Chief Operating Officer will judge your pitches and select the best one based on the strength of the research, quality of writing, and creativity.

Submit your investment proposal by June 30th and we’ll be sure to respond with feedback.

The blockchain world moves fast, so we will judge this as soon as we can and announce a winner in the following week.

If you have any further questions about the conditions of the competition, please email us here.

Research Guidelines

The research thesis must be structured likeso:
  1. Summary
  2. Tokenomics of Project
  3. Strengths/Weakness
  4. Differentiating Factors
  5. Catalyst
  6. Price Target
  7. Downside Scenarios
Formal requirements:
  • Submission must be applicant’s original work.
  • 5-10 pages
  • Submitted in PDF format

Ready to Submit?

Email your case to and we will respond within 24 hours to confirm your submission.