Henry Tabansi recently announced that the University of Jos has been selected to host a local edition of the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for the creation of new social businesses.
The annual Hult Prize awards one million dollars in start-up funding to the team of students that develops the most radical and breakthrough idea to solve one of our world’s toughest social challenges.
In partnership with the United Nations, the Hult Prize is hosting college and university events around the world in search of the next game-changing start-up. Henry Tabansi will be leading the Hult Prize at University of Jos On Campus Program, and is confident that his/her peers on campus have as good as chance as anyone to go all the way and with this year’s Hult Prize.
The winner of the intra-campus event will automatically advance to compete in one of fifteen regional finals happening around the world. One winning team from each host city will then move onto a summer business incubator, where participants will receive mentorship, advisory and strategic planning as they create prototypes and set-up to launch their new social business. A final round of competition will be hosted in September 2019, where the winning team to be awarded the $1,000,000 prize.
“The Hult Prize is a wonderful example of the creative cooperation needed to build a world with shared opportunity, shared responsibility, and shared prosperity, and each year I look forward to seeing the many outstanding ideas the competition produces,” Clinton has stated.
Hult Prize at University of Jos is now recruiting teams who are interested in registering for the competition. Interested teams can register via hultprizeat.com/uojos (Only open for students of the University of Jos).
To learn more, contact: Henry Tabansi, 07038630626