“The Hult Prize is how the world has to work in the 21st century.”

– President Bill Clinton

Hult Prize unlocks the desire of young people to change the world through business

80of millennials seek out brands which provide solutions that both improve their lives and serve the larger society
75of millennials purchase the more environmentally and socially responsible products among competitors
73of millennials are willing to pay more for sustainable products

Intersection of purpose AND PROFIT

We challenge young people to solve the world’s toughest issues by empowering them to make money, do good and make life better for millions of people through the creation of for-good for-profit businesses.

Through leveraging human capital, knowledge and the crowd like never before, the Hult Prize has helped launch social enterprises that share the common facets:

  • Serve the least fortunate
  • Tackle humanity’s greatest challenges
  • Pursue revenue and sustainability
  • Use existing channels
  • Create market efficiency
  • Pursue large, untapped markets
  • Be environmentally and socially responsible

Hult Prize yearly challenges align with UN SDGs

 With a decade of impact, the Hult Prize has crafted challenges and helped launch startups that actively solve UN SDGs.



Hult Prize Challenge

Year’s Finalist



HP Challenge


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