Startup Accelerator

THE TOP FIFTY HULT PRIZE STARTUPS SPEND SIX WEEKS IN THE CASTLE

Lifetime of value and connections

A global ecosystem of business leaders, mentors, investors, and corporate partners help forge a path for our students to become entrepreneurs and support their development for life. Our network opens doors to capital, mentorship, marketing, business development, customer acquisition, and talent recruitment.

COACHING

Support startups draft business plans, refine business models, value proposition, and secure their first customers

FACILITIES

State of the art campus and living arrangements with custom programming in a private castle

NETWORKING

Access to a network of 1,000+ business, non-profit and civic leaders through events, workshops, and referrals

MENTORSHIP

Access to one on one office hours and specific workshops from leaders around the world

TEAM BUILDING

Adventure, challenge, social and fun to solidify team bonds and build trust

WORKSHOPS

An MBA curriculum delivered by global experts in 8 weeks

OUR CURRICULUM

Week 1

Chemistry is Key

Building teams to succeed and providing individual and group assessments to hone in on their strengt{readmore}

Week 2

Murphy's Law

Design uncertantites into your prototype models and map out all risk's early in the process to ensur{readmore}

Week 3

Product/Service Market Fit

Create high fideltiy prototyes to receive feedback and measure your ideas impact

Week 4

Know Your Customer

Determine the total market value and what value you bring to a specific niche in the marketplace

Week 5

Partnerships

Learn what partnerships are crucial to your business and how to select the right one for your supply{readmore}

Week 6

Market Positioning

How to market your product, how should you position your brand. Learn how to create a pipeline and a{readmore}

Week 7

Sustainability

How will you sustain your business, what is your cost base and how much investment will you need to {readmore}

Week 8

Launch

1, 3, 6, 12 month roadmap for a successful launch strategy

“I’ll make it very simple. Aspire would not exist if it wasn’t for the Hult Prize.”

-Mohammed Ashour, CEO Aspire Food Group

Hult Prize mentors help transform students into entrepreneurs

A global network of mentors, coaches, and judges provide founders hands-on guidance and support throughout the entire program and beyond.

Steve Andrews
New Light Africa

Joe Caruso
Bantam Group

Vinod Parmeshwar
Oxfam

Scott Weiner
NeuEon

Vincent Miles
Abingworth

Gregg Bauer
Spinnaker Ventures

Alden Zecha
We Scale Impact

Ted Wiley
McDonough Innovation

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