Founded by students enthusiastic about the stock market in October 2014, the association is legally registered under the name "Börsenverein der Studenten und Alumni der ESB Business School an der Hochschule Reutlingen e.V.". Operating under the name Investment Club ESB Business School, the objective is, among other things, to provide interested students with useful capital and financial market knowledge.
Basics as well as in-depth knowledge in the field of stock exchange and capital investment are imparted. As a practical supplement to university courses, members have access to workshops, seminars, lectures, excursions and regulars' tables on topics relevant to the financial markets. Special emphasis is placed on offering our members the opportunity to get in touch with companies from the financial sector.
The association expands the range of diverse student initiatives at ESB Business School and offers interested students a platform for engagement and exchange in the field of finance.
The Investment Club ESB Business School aims to provide interested students with useful capital and financial market knowledge. In doing so, the club would like to address both fundamentals and in-depth expertise in the areas of stock exchange and capital investment. As a practical supplement to university courses, the association organizes workshops, seminars, lectures, excursions and regulars' tables on topics relevant to the financial markets for its members. Members should have the opportunity to get in contact with companies from the financial sector.
For the achievement of the goals our executive committee steps in.
Quote: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." — Benjamin Franklin
Interest: International Investor & Entrepreneur with Interest in M&A and Private Equity
Goal with the ESB Investment Club: Building a finance hub in Reutlingen, assembling students to contribute to our unique ESB community and aspiring students to do things in the world of Finance, they thought they could not have done before.
Quote: “You cannot control the waves, but you can learn how to surf.” – Jon Kabat-Zinn
Interest: Discovering high potential small-cap stocks and always on the lookout for new areas to be disrupted
Goal with the ESB Investment Club: Shaping unique projects to advance students’ knowledge in the field of finance, establishing long-term and successful fundamental structures for next generation students and leveraging students’ entrance to the financial sector.
Head of Acquisition
Quote: “I made my first investment at age eleven. I was wasting my life until then” – Warren E. Buffett
Interest: To build a successful and sensibly diversified long-term portfolio
Goal with the ESB Investment Club: The organization of exciting keynotes with speakers who provide students with practical knowledge and thus take away the fear of investing at a young age.
Ricardo León Badillo
Co-Head of Acquisition
Quote: “Don’t look for the needle in the haystack. Just buy the haystack! - John Bogle”
Interest: Developing and implementing (sustainable) investment strategies, manage risks and remaining resilient.
Goal with the ESB Investment Club: Showing people that investing doesn’t need to be complicated and requite a lot of time. Building a community within our environment, connecting, and cooperating with exciting corporations to build a bright future.
Head of IT
Quote: “The purpose of education is to replace an empty mind with an open one.” Malcolm S. Forbes
Interest: To build a diversified portfolio and while doing that learn about new business models in the tech industry
Goal with the ESB Investment Club: Show all Faculties how important finical knowledge is - even if they don´t want to invest: teach them to be independent and able to make finical decisions by themselves.
Head of Student Fund
Quote: “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” – Warren E. Buffett
Interest: Value Investing focused endeavors in Asset Management and Private Equity
Goal with the ESB Investment Club: Designing and implementing our ESB Capital funds to create a community of highly ambitious and particularly in investment management interested students that can connect, learn and grow together.
Head of Finance & Legal
Quote: “Successful investing is about managing risk, not avoiding it” - Benjamin Graham
Interest: Constant growth of a capital investment, future- secure and sustainable investing
Goal with the ESB Investment Club: Giving students from all faculties the opportunity to expand their knowledge about finances.
Head of Marketing
Chief of Advertisement
Quote: “The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing “- Walt Disney
Interest: Self-development, Learning of Social Skills, Gaining experience in investing
Goal of the ESB Investment Club: To give as many people as possible from all backgrounds the chance to learn something essential for their future and within everyone's reach.
Head of Relations
Quote: “I would rather earn 1% off a 100 people's efforts than 100% of my own efforts.” -John D Rockefeller
Interest: M&A and Private Equity
Head of Branding
Quote: “An Investment in Knowledge always pays the best interest” - Benjamin Franklin
Interest: Career-growth, self-development, long-term sustainable investment strategies, corporate finance