Hult Prize Pakistan Organizes 5 Semi-Finals Across Pakistan

Hult Prize is World’s Largest Engine for Social Good and is dubbed as a Nobel Prize for Students. Hult Prize is a Million Dollar Social entrepreneurship challenge present in 120+ countries and 1000+ Universities across the globe.

Hult Prize Pakistan successfully organized 5 Semi-Finals on 28th April in Karachi, Sukkur, Lahore, Islamabad and Peshawar – in partnership with regional partners.

Leading Social Entrepreneurs, Startup Mentors, and Professionals judged student teams for “Disruptive, Scalable and Sustainable Business Ideas” in five Semi-Finals. Top-2 teams from each Semi-Final has moved into next stage of the competition. Grand Final for Rs. 5,000,000 National Prize will be organized on 12th May in Islamabad.

Hult Prize Semi Finals

Peshawar Semi Final was organized in partnership with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) at Digital Youth Summit 2018. Islamabad Semi Final was organized in partnership with National Incubation Center (NIC) Islamabad. Lahore Semi Final partners included Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and Plan9. The event was hosted at Arfa Karim IT Tower, Lahore. Sukkur Semi Final was organized in partnership with Icon by Ghauris and Google Developers Group at IBA Sukkur University. Karachi Semi Final partner was Tech Pakistan and was hosted at Aman Foundation, Karachi.


Pakistani Startup Wins Regional Hult Prize 2018

Established in 2016, Hult Prize Pakistan chapter is now present in 20+ Universities across Pakistan including IBA Karachi, IBA Sukkur, University of Malakand, UET Lahore, ITU Lahore, Lahore Garrison University and IMSciences Peshawar. In 2017-18 Hult Prize Campus events Mahnoor Memon from IBA Sukkur was awarded Best Hult Prize Campus Director award from over 1,000 Campuses globally. This was a remarkable achievement for Mahnoor and Hult Prize Pakistan.

Hult Prize Foundation was Founded in 2009 by entrepreneur Ahmad Ashkar, it was named ‘One of the Top 5 Ideas Changing the World’ in 2012 by President Clinton and TIME Magazine. In September 2017, Pakistani American Students Team RoshniRides won $1M at the Finals of Hult Prize held at United Nations. RoshniRides is implementing a sustainable ride-hailing solution for underprivileged communities of Karachi.

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Hult Prize is now the largest Social Entrepreneurship competition in Pakistan. Hult Prize Pakistan has engaged more than 10,000 university students for Social Entrepreneurship in Pakistan during 2017-18. Hult Prize Pakistan is striving to create an impactful startup ecosystem in Pakistan. We at Hult Prize Pakistan are excited to create “Next Wave of Social Entrepreneurs in Pakistan”.

Hult Prize Pakistan apricates the great support of National Sponsors including JS Bank, National Incubation Center Islamabad, eTech, NUST and Granaa Group. Noman Azhar, EVP & Country Head Branchless Banking and Digital Implementation at JS Bank, and Mustafa Minhas, CEO of eTech and Director Admin & Finance, Isra University Islamabad, congratulated the Hult Prize National Team for leading the youth for positive change and producing the “Next Wave of Social Entrepreneurs in Pakistan”.

  • Masha Allah, We Pakistani living abroad are too happy that our country is also going on-on-on by the effort of private sector but not through fake government. This is our heartily wishes, May Allah save Pakistan from time to time used Nakam, daku lutayray, nautankybaz politician who seek seats of parliament to enjoy upon tax money of the people. This is Dot-com era, whole world is flying Up & Up but still we are looking for Electric supply, drainage water flow, supply of drinking water. When we are looking Philippine, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bangladesh, these countries have left back Pakistan more than 50 years,.

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