Hult Prize registration open for EARTH University representatives

Filed Under: EARTH News
Date: November 9th, 2015

Registration for the Hult Prize is now open, and to participate, EARTH needs to gather at least 10 teams and select one winner who will represent the University in the regional competition held in San Francisco, California. The final prize? USD $1 million!

The teams must be comprised of current students, with the option to include one graduate per group.

The challenge this year is to answer the question: “Crowded urban spaces: Can we build sustainable, scalable and fast-growing social enterprises that double the income of 10 million people residing in crowded urban spaces by better connecting people, goods, services and capital?

To participate, you must form groups of 3-4 members.  Go to http://hultprizeat.com/earth for information about the following steps:

1. Download the challenge 2. Recruit your team 3. Register your team 4. Pitch your start-up idea

1. Download the challenge   2. Recruit your team   3. Register your team  4. Pitch your start-up idea

After the regional competition, the winning team will present their idea in the finals. Only one team will receive recognition during the 2016 Clinton Global Initiative and the final prize of $1 million to implement the idea, which will be awarded by former US President Bill Clinton.

Those who are interested in creating a team to represent EARTH University can contact Emmanuel Cooper (ecooper@earth.ac.cr), and remember to register your team before November 10th, 2015!

 

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