OUR METHODOLOGY

Learn about our methodology that catalyzies over 50,000 students to create social enterprises every year


Ignite

Each year, the Hult Prize team issues a big bold challenge aligned with a large market opportunity meant to inspire and enable the world's brightest minds to solve it's greatest problems. A reknown and accomplished challenger issues a personal call to action, which is broadcast widely through our unparalleled network to University students in more than 100 countries.

Educate

As students join the movement, learning opportunities abound through seminars, workshops, speakers, and dedicated mentorship and coaching. University students are transformed into budding entrepreneurs with business concepts, multi-disciplinary teams, and a focused pathway to changing the world.

Compete

As entrepreneurs are funneled through a robust in-person screening and selection process led by hundreds of independent and leading judges, they compete against fellow teams, refining their pitches, improving and iterating on their business models, and effectively creating the world's largest crowdsourced arena for social and business innovation.

Accelerate

The best teams who emerge from rigorous competition rounds are invited to one of the Hult Prize's leading business accelerators, live-work programs that leverage leading business, academic, and legal experts who help transform these ideas into investment-ready startups with management teams, business plans, and prototypes.

Scale

Through a one-of-a-kind network of mentors, coaches, advisors, and experts, the Hult Prize introduces startups to potential customers and partners who help grow the companies' core business activities, open new markets, and develop the right advisory network to succeeed.

Connect

The Hult Prize takes personal ownership in startups' success post scale, as we continue to see your company through additional rounds of financing and business expansion ultimately to transforming industries and re-imagining the way business intersects with customers, community, shareholders, and the world.