- To provide an excellent hands-on learning experience to students in equity research, investments in the market and portfolio management
- To give a holistic view of how the markets operate, understand its risks, and take appropriate actions
- To develop decision-making capabilities under risky and critical situations
- To develop leadership qualities by undertaking responsible positions and work for the growth of the firm
To be known as the best SMIF (Student Managed Investment Fund) in India
Learning: Continuous learning & development is the fundamental bedrock of everything we do at Samnidhy. As an organization, we strive to be a better version of what we were yesterday.
Leadership: Acute leadership attitude is something which binds us together and propagates us towards prosperity.
Growth: What drives us every day is our motive towards our employees’ growth & development and our investors’ value creation.
Samnidhy is TAPMI’s StudentManaged Investment Fund (SMIF) registered with the Registrar of Karnataka. We are a student-driven firm, governed by the Board of Directors under the guidance of an advisory team comprising of Prof. Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director, TAPMI, Prof. Vishwanathan Iyer, Dean Academics, TAPMI and Ms Shibani Sircar Kurian, Senior EVP, Fund Manager & Head-Equity research at Kotak Mutual Fund. Samnidhy stands for fostering fortunes, not only monetarily, but also by giving students a unique learning opportunity. We stand firm on our values of Learning, Leadership, and Growth and strive for all our stakeholders’ continuous development.
Samnidhy offers an excellent hands-on learning experience to its employees. The team gets to dabble in the markets with real money, which provides them with unparalleled exposure over two years. Regular brainstorming sessions within the team and mentorship sessions with seasoned professionals from the industry give us a flavour of what it takes to be a successful finance professional. From analyzing stock fundamentals, identifying investment opportunities, managing a portfolio of INR 13 lakhs, to coordinating external engagements & branding initiatives, Samnidhy ensures a holistic experience. Samnidhy engages a talented pool of 52 equity analysts, 16 marketing associates, and 2 HR executives to drive the organization towards its goal of becoming the number #1 SMIF in India.
The student fraternity of TAPMI invests with us through our annual NFO. Aligned with the institute’s mission, “To excel in post-graduate management education, research and practice“, we have planned various activities that run throughout the year, including but not limited to, investor education series, weekly newsletters, company analysis and updates, earnings analysis and panel discussions with the analysts.
The key activities organized by us,
1. FinED – Financial Education Series
FinEd is Samnidhy’s industry interaction webinar series. We host seasoned finance & investment professionals from the industry who share their insights & perspectives on various topics. These interactions help us keep abreast of recent market developments, understand the industry best practices, and benchmark our internal processes against them that equip us with actionable insights to work on. At Samnidhy, it is a constant endeavour to benefit from industry stalwarts’ expertise and leverage these insights to adapt and improvise continuously.
2. SharED – Sharing Education Series
We collaborate with other institutes and organize workshops to enable the participants to increase their financial understanding and awareness. This allows them to make informed decisions while investing in the real world.
3. Investor Initiatives:
At Samnidhy, we take pride in providing quality learning to our investors. We disseminate knowledge through the Ed. Video series launched exclusively for our investors. Curated and delivered by Samnidhians, we ensure that our investors are up to date with the recent trends and the basic understanding of investing. We facilitate open platforms where the investors can interact with our analyst team to brainstorm and discuss market trends, business & economic updates, and investment strategies.
4. Social Media Engagement:
We publish weekly Newsletters, Company Analysis, Guess the Term, and Quizzes to keep our audiences engaged and updated.
Our Newsletters provide recent highlights, updates, and crisp analysis of the 12 sectors by our analyst team. An analysis of some large companies, chosen by the audience, is released over our social media handles. We encourage the audience’s active involvement by conducting weekly quizzes based on the respective week’s analysis. Through the ‘Guess the Term’ initiative, we educate our followers by posting a financial riddle every week and encourage them to participate.
Senior Marketing Associates
Junior Marketing Associates
Junior HR Associates
I have been in touch with Samnidhy team for over a year now (2 batches) and must say the amount of knowledge of these guys’ markets is incredible at a student stage. The seriousness and maturity with which they take their work are amazing, and it’s always a pleasure to interact with the team.
It was a lovely experience interacting with the team of Samnidhy. I was particularly impressed by the quality and depth of the questions asked by the team. Also, the ability to own quality businesses was very much evident in the portfolio of Samnidhy. I liked the team eagerness to learn about the market and its intricacies, and their disciplined teamwork impressed me the most.
Being a Junior Marketing Associate at Samnidhy has taught me how to overcome barriers, work in a team and collectively launch new initiatives. I can honestly say that this has been a great learning opportunity as this role requires cross-functionality, and it helps you grow.
As a Marketing Associate, Samnidhy provides a platform for marketing enthusiasts to experience an original investor’s engagement in an asset management company. Also, it provides an opportunity to learn how to design a digital marketing strategy for an organization.
The team comprises of people specialized in various skills required to build a perfect market engagement team. There is a great integration between various departments in Samnidhy, and everyone collaborates to the greater good of Samnidhy.
Learning, fun and a bunch of friends for a lifetime. Samnidhy was like a cherry on the top of my college life where I nurtured my understanding of market and economics, partnered with corporates and institutions, and most important of all had priceless discussions with the team of talented and creative individuals
Even the Big Bull can’t make it alone. I feel investors needs to be like a pack of wolves. When together be notoriously smart when alone learn from others.
Samnidhy for me, has been more than just an association. I truly cherish each moment spent. It’s an institution of learning, growing, acting, and executing every single time.
Seniors have been an all along wonderful person to work with. Samnidhy is a place where you invest in learning and creating a relationship, trust, and a new beginning of continuous peer learning.
Samnidhy has been a unique experience for me and for anyone who gets excited to create wealth. It’s not a usual committee or a club, but an organizational team with a guiding investment philosophy. Exposure to such place while pursuing MBA has given me opportunities to experience a capsule of an Asset Management Company
In a first of its kind across B-Schools in India, Samnidhy provides the ideal platform for all budding D-street enthusiasts to showcase their expertise, polish their skills, and benefit from peer-learning. The initiative aims to bring together like-minded individuals, who, along with the pooled resources of esteemed faculty and experts from the industry, discuss various investment prospects.
This unique exposure has helped me acquire new and master existing skills which will assist me in carving a career in Stock Analysis. Moreover, the continual connection with the market ensures that I stay on top of the latest happenings in the domestic and international circuit. All in all, Samnidhy garners a lot of credit for its ingenuity and should be leveraged by every finance enthusiast there is.
Starting your MBA Journey on a virtual platform is not an easy task and may dampen your spirits and motivation towards learning.
However, Samnidhy provided me with the practical experience in this virtual journey that enhanced my learnings in understanding the markets and understanding business as a whole.
Samnidhy helped me in linking my theoretical concepts and putting them into practice.
Aristotle had said, for the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them. This is exactly what Samnidhy is, a unique platform to practically learn and grow.
Samnidhy provides a platform to showcase and enhance your financial acumen. Through my journey in Samnidhy, I had great exposure to the financial world. Starting with the basics of finance to advance level industry analysis, Samnidhy helped me to understand the business world in a more refined way. As an analyst, I got the opportunity to learn in and out of the banking industry, which, in a way, helped me crack my summers as well as final job interviews.
Journey at Samnidhy is a pure analogy to “know how to show how” of the fund management. It helped me to apply my theoretical knowledge to test and get the best out of it. Learning here has helped me to manage my investment portfolio better.
To all the newbies in the financial world, Samnidhy is something I can vouch for a great head start!
Samnidhy is not just an organisation but also a family where each one helps the other grow in terms of knowledge and experience. Samnidhy is a place of transformation from learning to teaching, from hard work to success and from an individual to a group of friends.
“If you want to learn to swim, jump into the water. On dry land no frame of mind is ever going to help you”-Bruce Lee
Samnidhy has allowed me to have a glimpse into the life of an equity analyst. I had only recently started investing in the stock markets, and Samnidhy has helped show me the right direction and instil a sense of discipline. The senior analyst team has left no stone unturned in mentoring the junior analysts. The journey so far has been rigorous, yet it has been a fulfilling experience.
Samnidhy has created a whole new dimension in my learning, a dimension that has the potential to take me to places. It has been three months since I joined Samnidhy and it has already helped me learn a lot. The people here have always motivated me to become better and do the best work I can do. As a fresher, I can proudly say that Samnidhy is a family where I get a lot to learn from everyone. It has expanded my knowledge and will further help me reach new heights.
Samnidhy, a Student managed investment fund (SMIF), is for the students, students, and the students of TAPMI. It works as a full-fledged investment firm. Samnidhy provides a unique opportunity to students of TAPMI to have hands-on experience of analysing various sectors, companies, and managing a portfolio. The investors of Samnidhy are provided with returns and the opportunity to learn about the stock markets and how to do sectoral and company analysis.
Working in Samnidhy as an Equity Analyst has helped me understand how to analyse a company before investing in it and how a portfolio is created in a professionally managed fund. The knowledge has not only helped me in my academics in TAPMI but has also helped me manage my finances better. If you are a stock market enthusiast, who wants to learn about investing and portfolio management, then Samnidhy is the place to be.