School Of Management Tribhuvan University (SOMTU) selected to Host local edition of Hult Prize worth 1 Million USD.


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Kirtipur, Kathmandu.

School of Management, Tribhuvan University (SoMTU) 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. Bibek Aryal will be leading the Hult Prize at SOMTU initiative, and is confident that his peers on campus have as good as chance as anyone to go all the way and with this year’s Hult Prize. “Your idea can be the one that can change the world.”

Students from affiliated and constituent colleges of Tribhuvan University are eligible to participate in the event.  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 as they create prototypes and set-up to launch their new social business. A final round of competition will be hosted in September 2018, where the winning team to be awarded USD One Million ($1,000,000) prize.  Hult Prize at SOMTU is now recruiting volunteers and teams who are interested in registering for the competition.  

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Contact:  Bibek Aryal 


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About School of Management, Tribhuvan University

The School of Management at Tribhuvan University (SOMTU) is an autonomous institution that is responsible for operating full-time professional MBA program. The SOMTU MBA program is an intense two-year course of 60 credit hours spread over four semesters. Its curriculum has been designed with the components that involve course works, practicum, internships, and research projects.

 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. 

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