The World’s Largest
Award of its Kind.
The Hult Prize Foundation US$1,000,000 Global Startup Prize is awarded every year at our annual Awards Ceremony & Gala hosted at United Nations Headquarters in New York to kick off UNGA in September.
Every year, the most promising impact startups within the Hult Prize community pitch live in front of an audience of global influencers, international policy makers, investors and a distinguished world-class panel of judges.
President Bill Clinton anchors the Gala Reception which takes place overlooking the sweeping panoramic views of the East River at the global headquarters of the United Nation.
The annual awards event is concluded with the announcement of the year's Hult Prize Laureate - the most promising idea for impact in the world - created by youth for youth.
The evening concludes with one of New York City's most decorated receptions for impact.
Meet our Judges
A start-studded judging panels have joined the UN Awards & Gala throughout the years.
Vicente Fox Quesada
“The Hult Prize is how the world has to work in the 21st century.”