Congratulations to "Team Sanctum" for becoming the Champion of Hult Prize at BUET 2017! Best wishes for their next endeavors as they move forward to the regional finals to be happened at San Francisco|Boston|Dubai|Shanghai|London on March 2017.

Congratulations to "Team Sanctum" for becoming the Champion of Hult Prize at BUET 2017! Best wishes for their next endeavors as they move forward to the regional finals to be happened at San Francisco|Boston|Dubai|Shanghai|London on March 2017.
Obaidur Rahman

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, 2017. This is our chance to show the world that our institution is dedicated to Impact. See you in New York!"


Obaidur Rahman
xionrahman007@gmail.com

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

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Hult Prize at BUET 2017 ( Merry Go Round - 1 )

Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Thursday, October 27, 2016
Venue: BUET Auditorium Complex
Location: 1000, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Additional Info: Hult Prize is back! The 2017 Hult Prize "President's Challenge" is "Refugees - Reawakening Human Potential" . A simple social enterprise of yours will provide the refugees a life to ‘live’ not just to ‘survive’. Hult Prize 2017 is giving you this golden opportunity to win USD 1 million to work for the right deprived ones. For the third time Hult Prize at BUET is going to be held , bringing this amazing chance at your doorstep. So, don’t miss the chance! Register now for the world’s biggest social business contest. The first round is the first key to open the door of USD 1million. Just form your team. Go through the case and face the very first challenge of Hult Prize at BUET 2017 ‘s! See you 'Change Makers' !

Pitch Perfect Round

Time: 2:30 PM
Date: Friday, November 11, 2016
Venue: Civil Engineering Building
Location: BUET
Dhaka, , 1000
Additional Info: Top 30 teams selected from the Abstract Submission Round will pitch their ideas in front of a panel of esteemed judges.

Grand Finale

Time: 5:30 PM
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Venue: BUET Auditorium Complex
Location: BUET
Dhaka, ,
Additional Info: Top Six Finalists will pitch off their ideas and the champion will be selected.

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

Lamiya Morshed
Lamiya Morshed
Executive Director at Yunus Centre and Grameen Healthcare Trust
Lamiya Morshed has been the executive director of Yunus Centre, the global hub for the social business activities of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus, since its inception in 2008 and her experience with Grameen social businesses spans almost 20 years. In 1994, she joined Grameen Trust, which supports and implements poverty-focused microcredit programs in more than 45 countries, and worked as its director of development before becoming the head of Yunus Secretariat, now known as Yunus Centre, in 2006. She works closely with Professor Yunus and also serves as the executive director of Grameen Healthcare Trust.
Minhaz Anwar
Minhaz Anwar
Head of GP Accelerator Grameenphone Accelerator
Minhaz is an active innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem builder in Asia. He has delivered several challenges and competitions like the Seedstars World, MakeAThon Bangladesh and StartUp Cup in Bangladesh. Minhaz is currently an Advisor to the World StartUp Cup (headquartered in USA), Global Ambassador with the International Business Innovation Association (InBIA) USA, a Director with the Founder Institute in Dhaka and Founding Advisor to Future Strategy Group. Before founding BetterStories Limited, a premium future building agency with three verticals: Better Strategies, Better Entrepreneurs and Better Schools, Minhaz had about a decade of experience in Advertising and Development. He had worked for the Governments of Bangladesh, Australia and UK, UNICEF, BRAC and Leo Burnett prior to setting up his own agency in 2008/9. He is the recipient of the Junior Chamber International Ten Outstanding Young Persons (JCI TOYP) Award in 2015 for his outstanding contribution on entrepreneurship.
Shazeeb M Khairul Islam
Shazeeb M Khairul Islam
CEO Spark* Bangladesh
Shazeeb is a Bangladeshi social entrepreneur, the CEO of Spark* Bangladesh and the Founder of SBYA Global which has worked with hundreds of young entrepreneurs in Asia and Europe. He holds an MBA in International Business from the University of Dhaka and has working experience as a faculty member and entrepreneurship development consultant with Independent University Bangladesh, United International University and Queens University, Canada. He is also the founder of YY Goshti, a social business incubation hub. Through his work, Shazeeb has engaged more than a thousand young minds in social business development and significantly impacted more than 10000 lives till date.
Md. Raquibul Hossain
Md. Raquibul Hossain
Assistant Professor, BUET.
Ashfaque Kabir
Ashfaque Kabir
Manager, Office of Professional Development at Bangladesh Youth Leadership

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.

Zannatul Ferdous Shejuti

Zannatul Ferdous Shejuti

Co-ordinator, Team

Ahmed Imtiaz Humayun

Ahmed Imtiaz Humayun

Co-ordinator, Event Management

Sayeed Nafis Sami

Sayeed Nafis Sami

Co-ordinator, Judgement

Dimitri Adhikary

Dimitri Adhikary

Co-ordinator, SMM & HR

Rezaul Karim

Rezaul Karim

Co-ordinator, Human Resource and Logistics

Nasim Zaman Piyas

Nasim Zaman Piyas

Co-ordinator, Logistics and Media

Farhana Sharmin

Farhana Sharmin

Co-ordinator, Content and Info-graphics

Rubayat Mostofa Farhan

Rubayat Mostofa Farhan

Officer, Marketing and Sponsorship

Abyad Raied

Abyad Raied

Officer, Content and Branding

Shahruk Hossain

Shahruk Hossain

Officer, Infographics and PR

Shariful Islam Sharif

Shariful Islam Sharif

Officer, Logistics

Mohaiminul Islam Fahad

Mohaiminul Islam Fahad

Officer, Photography

Yanur Islam Piash

Yanur Islam Piash

Officer, Human resource

Mustafa Rafid

Mustafa Rafid

Executive Organizer, SMM

Maftahul Drobo

Maftahul Drobo

Executive Organizer, Sponsorship

Anas H. Makki

Anas H. Makki

Executive Organizer, Planning

Mahmud Shetu

Mahmud Shetu

Executive Organizer, Media and Sponsorship

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Team member 3*
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* 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.