Junior Achievement of Central Ontario Opens the Market

TORONTO, Nov. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Winners of the TMX JA Alumni Innovation Challenge and Jane Eisbrenner, President & CEO, Junior Achievement, Central Ontario joined Jean Desgagne, President and CEO, Global Enterprise Services, TMX Group to open the market. The JA Alumni Innovation Challenge is a two-night event where participants address evolving issues facing TMX Group and the capital markets industry in three areas: big data, social media and technology. Held at the eXplore TMX Innovation Lab, the teams must create a business plan and digital strategy with the potential to generate $1 million within three years. The winning team ThinkAhead created a mobile platform that would assist millennials as they learn about capital markets, investing and ultimately launching and listing on TSX. JA Central Ontario provides financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness programs to students. Their programs help students make informed financial decisions, develop career plans and express their innovative spirit. For more information please visit: https://www.tmx.com/newsroom/press-releases?id=479

SOURCE TMX Group Limited

Image with caption: "Winners of the TMX JA Alumni Innovation Challenge and Jane Eisbrenner, President & CEO, Junior Achievement, Central Ontario joined Jean Desgagne, President and CEO, Global Enterprise Services, TMX Group to open the market. The JA Alumni Innovation Challenge is a two-night event where participants address evolving issues facing TMX Group and the capital markets industry in three areas: big data, social media and technology. Held at the eXplore TMX Innovation Lab, the teams must create a business plan and digital strategy with the potential to generate $1 million within three years. The winning team ThinkAhead created a mobile platform that would assist millennials as they learn about capital markets, investing and ultimately launching and listing on TSX. JA Central Ontario provides financial literacy, entrepreneurship and work readiness programs to students. Their programs help students make informed financial decisions, develop career plans and express their innovative spirit. For more information please visit https://www.tmx.com/newsroom/press-releases?id=479 (CNW Group/TMX Group Limited)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20161122_C8809_PHOTO_EN_824269.jpg


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