Students from the USyd, UNSW, and Griffith University are preparing to pitch on the world stage after taking part in the Hult Prize campus competitions.
The international social startup competition the Hult Prize is already underway at the University of Sydney to find young entrepreneurs with a passion to solve a single global problem. This years focus is around the world refugee crisis and students from over 150 countries will participate for the chance to win US$1 million in prizes.
The University of New South Wales has been selected to host the local edition of the Hult Prize competition, with students asked to answer come up with solutions to a social challenge posed by President Bill Clinton. Held annually, the Hult Prize awards $1 million in funding to the team of students that develops the most radical and breakthrough idea to solve one of the world’s toughest social challenges. This year’s challenge is focused on ‘Crowded Urban Spaces’.