About Us

SPIFFY is one of the University of Maine Foundation’s most successful entrepreneurial activities. It was established in 1993 with an original investment of $200,000 and has been managed by students ever since. Today, SPIFFY has over 80 undergraduate members that manage an equity-based portfolio worth ~$4,000,000. SPIFFY is open to undergraduate students of all years and studies. SPIFFY meets every Wednesday in DPC 205.

Mission Statement

  1. To responsibly manage the funds entrusted by the University of Maine Foundation
    in accordance with the set investment strategy, and the University of Maine Foundation investment guidelines.
  2. To provide the experience of making investment decisions as a part of a portfolio management team, and the development of member’s financial expertise by means of hands-on trading and educational programs.

Key Values

  • Honesty
  • Diligence
  • Focus
  • Effective Communication