Startup Accelerator


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.


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


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


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


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


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


An MBA curriculum delivered by global experts in 8 weeks


Week 1

Team Building & Idea Validation

Understand how to best work together and be ready to solve the key uncertainties startups face.

Week 2

Value Proposition & Commercialization

How to create value, identify risks, and pivot while building products or services, finding innovati{readmore}

Week 3

Sales and Marketing : Understanding your customer

Understand how to communicate with their customers to build trust and loyalty that drives sales.

Week 4

Partnerships & mapping Resources

Why partnerships are crucial to creating a collaborative and complete ecosystem and how to secure th{readmore}

Week 5

Milestone planning Implementation & GO

Set a clear strategy to execute their business model, and plan ahead for key milestones.

“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.

Dr. Stephen Hodges
President, Hult International Business School

Gregg Bauer
Spinnaker Venture Partners LLC

Vinod Parmeshwar
Human Resources and Administration | Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Dr. Susan Amat
NeuEon VP Education and Executive Director of GEN Accelerates | Global Entrepreneurship Network

Ryan Riegg
Managing Director, AION Associates

Philip Auerswald
Founder and CEO, Zilla Global LLC

Ashok Mahbubani
CEO and Founder, Mtronics & The Ekta Foundation

Gemma Bulos
Founder, Global Women’s Water Initiative

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