Dear Changemakers, Hult Prize is now in Curtin University Malaysia. Spend a few minutes to get to know what Hult Prize is all about and you might stand to be in the running for USD1 Million!
What is Hult Prize?
The Hult Prize is the world’s biggest engine for the launch of for good, for-profit startups emerging from university with over 2500 staff and volunteers around the world. In nearly a decade, the movement has deployed more than $50M of capital into the sector and mobilized more than one million young people to re-think the future of business as it continues to breed disruptive innovation on college and university campuses across 100 plus countries.
Do you need ideas to join?
You don’t need an idea to start. Participants compete in local events organized in cities, countries and on campuses around the world. Regional programs are hosted world-wide and winners of these events get to spend 8-weeks living, working, learning and playing in a castle in the UK. If you can’t make any of our in-person events, we also have a wild-card round which takes place virtually – everything happens in person, because that’s how you create entrepreneurs. Regional events host on-campus winners and teams from around the world, so feel free to apply anywhere, not just the city closest to you. In 2018, we are hosting regional final events in over 25 countries, please see in Regionals Page.
What’s the reward?
Winning startups from each city move onto the Hult Prize Accelerator for the summer before attending the President Bill Clinton hosted global finals at the United Nations, which take place in September, during UNGA. The Hult Prize is the official kick-off to UN GLOBAL GOALS WEEK, so it’s the perfect place to pitch for a million dollars. Collectively, more than one-hundred thousand students around the world, representing more than 150 countries participate in the Hult Prize and spend over 10 million man-hours on solving the world’s most pressing issues. Tens of thousands more students organize various trainings and programming throughout the years.
Want to know more?
Get a better understanding of this year’s challenge by watching this video from our Chief academic officer and challenge author, Phil Auerswald.
Through crowdsourcing, training, mentorship and funding, the Hult Prize seeks to build and launch the next wave of social entrepreneurs, all of whom are poised to change the world…. Ready? Below is the 2019 Hult Global Youth Scorecard for the judges (marking scheme).
Here comes the best part, Curtin University Malaysia is hosting one this coming January 2019.
For more details on how to join, visit their website at Hult Prize 2019 Curtin and their facebook page at Hult Prize 2019 Curtin Malaysia. Interested to know more? You may contact Curtin University Malaysia’s Hult Prize 2019 Organizing Team Jen Ni at +60 16-899 0687 and Hamzah at +60 11-1010 1809.
Credits to: Hult Prize