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Microsoft to host Excel World Championship

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Microsoft has announced the first Microsoft Excel Spreadsheet World Cup for Financial Modelling. The event was announced on its official Twitter page.

The championship will take place on 8 June. Eight leading financial modelling experts from eight countries – UK, Canada, US, South Africa, Poland, India, Australia and Malaysia – will participate. They will compete against each other in creating a financial model at speed.

The Financial Modelling World Cup will be streamed on YouTube. The hosts and judges will be financial experts and developers from Microsoft, who will not only assess the work of competitors, but will also give viewers tips and tricks on working in Excel.

Participants in the Excel World Cup: