Hult Prize 2023/24 - Kathmandu University

February 27, 2024 04:15
February 27, 2024 10:15
Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel
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Hult Prize 2023/24 - Kathmandu University

The Hult Prize iss a global movement, calling forth the next wave of leaders to confront the world's most pressing challenges through inventive and sustainable business solutions. Grounded in the conviction that addressing societal issues is not only a moral duty but also a strategic advantage, the Hult Prize annually motivates and challenges emerging talents to embrace the role of social entrepreneurs. With a coveted prize of USD 1 million in funding, the Hult Prize translates winning concepts into tangible projects, bridging the divide between vision and impact. Aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Hult Prize acts as a vibrant catalyst for change, welcoming visionaries to pioneer solutions that carve out a more inclusive and sustainable future.

Specifically at Kathmandu University, the Hult Prize takes the shape of an "OnCampus Program," serving as the gateway round for the yearly $1,000,000 Hult Prize Challenge. This competition extends its invitation to students from all affiliated campuses of KU Participants meeting the eligibility criteria, irrespective of their campus, seize the opportunity to pitch their startup ideas before a panel of judges. Successful contenders in this event earn a direct ticket to compete in one of the 25+ Hult Prize Regional Finals held across the globe.

Theme for Hult Prize 2023/24

The theme for this year is UNLIMITED IMPACT. The forthcoming competition will center on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Contestants will have the chance to present their inventive concepts and solutions aligned with the overarching global objectives, addressing environmental, social, and economic challenges. This theme seeks to inspire creativity and foster collaboration in the pursuit of a more sustainable and equitable future for everyone.

Key Details for Hult Prize 2023/24

  • Pre-Events: September - December 2023 - January 2024
  • Semi-Finale: February 24, 2024
  • Venue for Semi-Finals: Kathmandu University School of Management, Balkumari, Lalitpur
  • Finale: February 27, 2024
  • Venue for Finale: Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel