September 01, 2022
The 2022 Hult Prize Call to Action is about creating meaningful work opportunities.
We want YOU to build a business that will
employ at least 2,000 people by 2024 while creating a positive impact on the world.
The Power of One Idea
In 2009, an enterprising MBA student at Hult International Business School named Ahmad Ashkar had a compelling idea - leverage the crowd to generate startup ideas from young people to sustainably solve the world’s most critical social challenges. Through the help of Hult, he acted on it. Today, the Hult Prize is the world’s foremost platform for the creation and launch of for-good, for-profit startups emerging from university. In nearly a decade, the movement has deployed more than $50M of capital into the sector and mobilized more than one million young people to re-think the future of business as it continues to breed disruptive innovation on college and university campuses across 100 plus countries. The Hult Prize Foundation been called the "Nobel Prize for Students" and has been featured in a TIME Magazine Cover Story highlighting the "Top 5 Ideas Changing the World."
Intersection of purpose and profit
We challenge young people to solve the worlds 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 challenge
- Pursue revenue and sustainability
- Use existing channels
- Create a market efficiency
- Pursue large, untapped markets
2022 Call to Action: Getting the World Back to Work