It was beyond thrilling to announce YallaBus team as Top 1 team from AUB, Pro-Shield team as Top 2 team from AUB, and Elixir and HydroBam teams as the Best Pitches of the #AUBgoesHult!

It was beyond thrilling to announce YallaBus team as Top 1 team from AUB, Pro-Shield team as Top 2 team from AUB, and Elixir and HydroBam teams as the Best Pitches of the #AUBgoesHult!
Diala J Daoud

Message from Campus Director


"AUB Goes Hult! It is your turn today to act and make our world a better place. Join us for the Hult Prize competition at AUB! The challenge selected for this year is "Harnessing the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people." As Ahmad Ashkar, CEO of Hult Prize, once said, “Solving the world’s most pressing challenges is not just the right thing to do, it is also good business.” So let us put our energies into action! Through this competition, win US$1,000,000. A team of you, my dear AUBites, will be representing us all at the upcoming Hult Prize Regionals and then Finals. This is our chance to show the world that our institution is dedicated to Impact. Make it happen and let us see you in New York! Special thanks go to the Center for Research and Innovation (CRInn), the Technology Transfer Unit (TTU), and the Office of Grants & Contracts (OGC) at AUB, and to their Director Dr. Fadia Homeidan, who made the AUB goes Hult happen."


Diala J Daoud
djd02@mail.aub.edu

Win $1,000,000 in start-up funding



The 2018 Challenge

Harnessing the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people

HOW WILL YOU CHANGE THE WORLD WITH US $1 MILLION?

Competing in Hult Prize is easy

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the 2018 President's challenge

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EVENT DETAIL

Come with an idea. Leave with $1,000 !

Time: 10:00 AM
Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Venue:
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Energy Ideation Session. Win $1000!

Time: 3:00 PM
Date: Monday, December 4, 2017
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“Empowering Lebanese Entrepreneurs” Panel

Time: 2:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, December 6, 2017
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Design Thinking workshop

Time: 3:00 PM
Date: Monday, January 8, 2018
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How to startup!

Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2018
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How to Pitch?

Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Friday, January 12, 2018
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Pitch Clinic

Time: 11:00 AM
Date: Saturday, January 13, 2018
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AUB goes Hult!

Time: 3:00 PM
Date: Monday, January 15, 2018
Venue:
Location: N/A

HULT PRIZE AT BILLBOARD

1

Helwan University

319 teams registered

2

Minya University

282 teams registered

3

American International University-Bangladesh(AIUB)

238 teams registered

4

National University of Sciences and Technology

184 teams registered

5

Sukkur IBA University

181 teams registered

Judges

Dr. Ahmad Dhaini
Dr. Ahmad Dhaini
Assistant Professor of Computer Science at AUB
Mr. Elie Akhras
Mr. Elie Akhras
Programmes Manager at UK Lebanon Tech Hub
Dr. Kamal Aboughali
Dr. Kamal Aboughali
Chairperson & Professor - Dept of Mechanical Engineering at AUB
Dr. Majdi Abou Najm
Dr. Majdi Abou Najm
Assistant Professor Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering
Dr. Nesreen Ghaddar
Dr. Nesreen Ghaddar
Professor / Endowed Qatar Chair in Energy Studies department at AUB
Dr. Pierre Abou Ezze
Dr. Pierre Abou Ezze
Assistant General Manager Head of Human Resources at Blom Bank
Mr. Rami Boujaoudeh
Mr. Rami Boujaoudeh
Deputy General Manager at Berytech and Program Director at Agrytch
Eng. Rani Al Achkar
Eng. Rani Al Achkar
Director of Engineering & Planning -Lebanese Center for Energy Conservation
Mr. Sami Bou Saab
Mr. Sami Bou Saab
CEO of Speed@BDD
Dr. Youssef Assfour
Dr. Youssef Assfour
AUB’s Chief Information Office

Organizing Committee

In a few short years, the Hult Prize has become one of the most prestigious student competitions in existence today, offering teams unparalleled opportunities and resources. With the goal of educating and engaging students at its core, this truly international prize has created a platform to support the launch of social enterprises that are tackling seemingly intractable global challenges.

Hussein Sleiman

Hussein Sleiman

Community Engagement & Activities Coordinator

Mazen Al-Shami

Mazen Al-Shami

Director of Logistics

Tara Nehme

Tara Nehme

Startups Support Lead

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* Your team requires at least 3 members and no more than 4, and must be compromised of current students. Alumni and faculty are not allowed to be official team members.