Winning team 'Renaissance' from BITS Pilani Dubai Campus.

Winning team 'Renaissance' from BITS Pilani Dubai Campus.
Rahul Jain

Message from Campus Director


"It's not everyday that you have an opportunity to change the world. A team of you will be representing all of us at the upcoming Hult Prize Regional Finals happening on March 12, 2017. This is our chance to show the world that our institution is dedicated to Impact. Hoping to see many applications from BITS Pilani Dubai."


Rahul Jain
rahul.j.2007@gmail.com

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



The 2017 Challenge

REAWAKENING HUMAN POTENTIAL

building sustainable, scalable start-up enterprises that will restore the rights and dignity of 10million people by 2022

Hult Prize Vision

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EVENT DETAIL

Mentoring Sessions

Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Venue: CIIED Room 266, BITS Pilani Dubai
Location: N/A
Additional Info: HULT Campus Director will be holding a mentoring session for each team for one hour with their presentations and pitch before the final presentation. The session can be booked anytime during the month of November.

Registration Ends - Extended Date

Time: 11:00 PM
Date: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Venue:
Location: N/A
Additional Info: The last date to register has been extended from 31st October to 8th November 2016 on popular demand.

Pitching Day

Time: 4:00 PM
Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016
Venue: Conference Room, G - 23
Location: N/A
Additional Info: A total of 4 judges will be evaluating all the ideas given by the teams. Out of the total pool, one team will move on to the Regional Finals in March 2017.

HULT PRIZE AT BILLBOARD

1

Lagos State University

215 teams registered

2

Government Degree College,Porumamilla

200 teams registered

3

Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

181 teams registered

4

National University of Sciences and Technology

133 teams registered

5

Cairo University

108 teams registered

Judges

Rekha Setpal
Rekha Setpal
Head of Community Services @Dubai Internet City, member of TECOM Group, In5
Rekha Setpal is Head of Community Services, Dubai Internet City, a member of TECOM Group. Rekha holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the American Global International University in Miami. She is responsible for enhancing Startups and ICT industry ecosystem that nurtures entrepreneurship through thought-leadership/industry partnerships. Rekha has been a part of the management team of in5 Innovation Centre.
Jitendra Kapoor
Jitendra Kapoor
Head of Entreprise, Alibaba Cloud, Middle East & Africa
Jitendra Kapoor is the Head of Enterprise for the Middle East and Africa region at Alibaba Cloud. Before this, he was the Senior manager data center hosting and Head Cloud IaaS at Etisalat UAE where he Launched Etisalat's 1st Cloud Service - Cloud Compute IaaS. He is passionate about enabling businesses and startups to leverage Alibaba Cloud capabilities to become agile and scale up.
Ajay Bhandoola
Ajay Bhandoola
Investor @Fintech and Impact Investments
Ajay Bhandoola is currently the Investor of Fintech and Impact Investments and an avid consultant for the IFC- International Finance Corporation. Mr. Bhandoola is also the Equity Advisor of the MFW- Microfund for Women. The highly experience entrepreneur procured his degree from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. Ajay Bhandoola has previously worked as the deputy CEO and Head of Corporate Banking at the HSBC.
Anshul Srivastav
Anshul Srivastav
Chief Information Officer and Digital Officer, Union Insurance
Anshul Srivastav is a global technology leader who has been instrumental in driving technology transformations for businesses in the range of multi-billion USD as revenues. Currently in a leadership role as Chief Information Officer and Digital Officer, leading IT strategy, Technology Transformations, analytics, software delivery, architecture and Cloud for Union Insurance (UAE and Oman) across all lines of business and health. He is an IT professional with almost two decades of experience. Mr. Srivastav got his degree from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

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.

Anushka Poojary

Anushka Poojary

Organiser

Mohammed Nadeem Gouri

Mohammed Nadeem Gouri

Organiser

Rhea Ramesh

Rhea Ramesh

Organiser

Tanya Mittal

Tanya Mittal

Organiser

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BITS PILANI DUBAI CAMPUS REGISTRATION FORM

Registrations will be open until 1st November 2016. The final date of the pitch will be announced soon with the line-up of judges.

Team member 1* Captain
Team member 2*
Team member 3*
Team member 4 (optional)
About your team
* Your team requires at least 3 members and no more than 4, and must be comprised of current students, with the option of one alumni member.