Campus Director for Hult Prize, University of Ibadan, Ojo Oladimeji recently announced that the school has been selected to host a local edition of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses. The annual Hult Prize awards one million dollars in start-up funding to the team of students that develops the most radical and breakthrough idea to solve one of our world’s toughest social challenges.
In partnership with the United Nations, the Hult Prize is hosting college and university events around the world in search of the next game-changing start-up. Ojo Oladimeji will be leading the Hult Prize at University of Ibadan, and he is confident that his peers on campus have a good chance as anyone to go all the way and with this year’s Hult Prize Global Finale which will hold September 2019 during the United Nations Global week.
The winner of the intra-campus event will automatically advance to compete in one of fifteen regional finals happening around the world next March. One winning team from each host city will then move onto a summer business incubator, where participants will receive mentorship, advisory and strategic planning from world class social entrepreneurs as they create prototypes and set-up to launch their new social business. A final round of competition will be hosted in September 2019, where the winning team to be awarded the $1,000,000 seed prize.
Hult Prize at University of Ibadan is now recruiting volunteers who are interested in joining the organizing committee for the competition. Kindly use the registration link below.
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About the Hult Prize Foundation
The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for social entrepreneurship that brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues. The annual initiative is the world’s largest student competition and crowd-sourcing platform for social good, and has been funded by the Hult family since its inception in 2009. To learn more, visit www.hultprize.org