Thank you to the 130 guests who came to Campus Finals! Congrats to Footbridge (1st), Hiraeth (2nd) and Arrow (3rd). Watch them grow and develop their social enterprises through an accelerator, google sprint, a co-working space, mentoring + more!

Thank you to the 130 guests who came to Campus Finals! Congrats to Footbridge (1st), Hiraeth (2nd) and Arrow (3rd). Watch them grow and develop their social enterprises through an accelerator, google sprint, a co-working space, mentoring + more!
Mark Jeyaraj

Message from Campus Director


"Hult Prize @ USYD Campus Finals is on 6 December! The Hult Prize isn't just another case competition. It's a program to show yourself what you're capable of - to build a social enterprise that combines both social good and profit aimed at the 2017 President's Challenge. You and your team will be flown all expenses paid to the regional event. Your team could deliver a pitch that sends you to the finals and even to win the USD $1 million."


Mark Jeyaraj
director@hultprizesydney.org

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

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EVENT DETAIL

Information Session

Time: 5:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Venue: The Refectory Level 5, Abercrombie St & Codrington St, Darlington NSW, 2006
Location: N/A
Additional Info: Want to understand what the Hult Prize is actually about and what you need to do to win the competition? 1. Hear from our organising committee on the 2017 Challenge along with some tips and tricks on how to develop a killer idea. 2. This will be followed by a presentation by the 2015/16 Campus Regionals. 3. We will then break into small groups for an idea hackathon - come up with some ideas that could target the 2017 Challenge and find the right team mates if you don't have enough people.

Workshop 1: The Art of Pitching with Zina

Time: 5:30 PM
Date: Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Venue: Abercrombie Business Building, Case Study Lecture Theatre 2080
Location: N/A
Additional Info: How are you going to present it in a different way than other groups. This workshop includes presenting both in person and on paper (i.e. your slide decks). The esteemed Dr Zina O'Leary will be helping your understand what certain nuances you can use to stand out from the crowd.

Workshop 2: The Refugee Story and Q & A

Time: 5:30 PM
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Venue: Abercrombie Business Building, Room 2090
Location: N/A
Additional Info: Hear from a panel of social entrepreneurs to discuss their experiences, offer advice to your team and answer those burning questions that you team may have. We'll hear from Stephanie Lorenzo, CEO of Project Futures, Nirary Dacho, CTO of Refugee Talent, and Athurshen Jeyakumaran, who works in a number of fields, including as a paralegal for Visa and Migration Services. Come along to this workshop to understand what it really takes to make your idea a reality and get an insight into how you can make your idea unique from the rest.

Workshop 3: Business Modelling

Time: 5:30 PM
Date: Friday, November 4, 2016
Venue: Abercrombie Business Building, Case Study Lecture Theatre 1050
Location: N/A
Additional Info: Presented by Jarred Harrison from Sydney Genesis. Come to this workshop to understand how to really get down into the specifics of your social enterprise or solution. With Sydney Genesis, we'll be working through the Business Model Canvas, customer segments and market strategy. Developing a concrete idea, where you've thought of your things like your customers, supply chain and revenue stream is important and this workshop is made just for that.

Drop In Consultation - Sydney Social Innovation Hub (Business School)

Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Monday, November 21, 2016
Venue: Abercrombie Business Building (Room TBC)
Location: N/A
Additional Info: Have an idea but not sure if it's a good one, how to go about testing it, or how to present it in a compelling manner? The Sydney Social Innovation Hub is conducting 'Drop In' sessions for teams between 9am and 5pm on this day (each session lasts 30 minutes and must be booked in advance). Get expert advice from the team to get you one step ahead from your competitors with tailored and specialised information.

Commonwealth Bank Presents: Design Thinking for The Hult Prize

Time: 10:00 AM
Date: Monday, November 21, 2016
Venue: Mechanical Engineering Design Studio (Level 5)
Location: Ainsworth Building UNSW
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Additional Info: Do you want your Hult Prize idea to STAND OUT? Are you looking to MAXIMISE your INNOVATION POTENTIAL? Come along to our EXCLUSIVE DESIGN THINKING workshop held by Commonwealth Bank Australia to learn all the tips and tricks you need to kickstart the design thinking process! The workshop will be headed by the Digital Experience and Innovation team - Design Lead for Customer-Centred Design at CBA Jon Duhig, and Senior Experienced Designer Irene Hannah.

Drop In Consultation - Sydney Social Innovation Hub (Business School)

Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Thursday, November 24, 2016
Venue: Abercrombie Business Building (Room TBC)
Location: N/A
Additional Info: Have an idea but not sure if it's a good one, how to go about testing it, or how to present it in a compelling manner? The Sydney Social Innovation Hub is conducting 'Drop In' sessions for teams between 9am and 5pm on this day (each session lasts 30 minutes and must be booked in advance). Get expert advice from the team to get you one step ahead from your competitors with tailored and specialised information.

VenturetecStart-up Weekend with UBER and Commonwealth Bank

Time: 9:00 AM
Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016
Venue: UBER and CBA Offices
Location: N/A
Additional Info: This Venturetec Bootcamp will be for the Top 8 teams from USYD and UNSW. Get ready for a wild weekend, as you dive into the deep end of preparing for the finals with our sponsors - Venturetec, UBER and Commonwealth Bank. You'll be going through mock presentations, workshops, feedback sessions and the like. Make sure to come to have your idea refined by the best!

UBER Presents: Hult Prize @ USYD Networking + Finals Pitching

Time: 5:00 PM
Date: Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Venue: Room 1170 (From 5-7pm) then Networking on Level 5 (7-9pm)
Location: Abercrombie Building, University of Sydney Business School
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Additional Info: UBER Presents: Hult Prize @ USYD Networking + Finals Pitch. RSVP your tickets: http://bit.ly/HultUSYDFinalsRSVP. This is your chance to meet industry representatives from UBER, CommBank, Nous Group, Google, Freelancer, DFAT and more over food and drinks! Join us from 5pm for the Campus Finals Pitching, and/or join us from 7pm for the networking event. SPONSORS: UBER, CommBank, Venturetec, Nous Group.

HULT PRIZE AT BILLBOARD

1

Lagos State University

216 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

Mike Abbott
Mike Abbott
Head of Operations ANZ at Uber
Mike is a founding employee of Uber Australia and Asia, and currently serves as Head of Operations for Uber in Australia and New Zealand. Mike has led the growth of Uber in Australia from a 3-man team to over 42,000 driver partners, and 1.9 million riders. Prior to joining Uber, Mike played a key role on Bell Potter Securities’ Corporate Finance team, leading over 90 equity capital raises for startups and growing businesses, raising over $1.5 billion in total. Mike is passionate about growing startups, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Abigail Thomas
Abigail Thomas
Head of Mobile Digital Experience at CBA
Abigail is a digital professional with 20 years' experience across digital strategy, product management, research and content. She plays a prominent role in Australia’s largest and most innovative bank, responsible for launching the CBA app for tablet. Abigail has been named as one of the Top Ten Digital Media People in Australia by the Power Index. We are proud to have CBA as the Platinum Sponsor of the Hult Prize!
Trey Zagante
Trey Zagante
Venturetec Group
Trey is the founder and managing partner of Venturetec, a venture advisory firm connecting early-stage enterprise technology startups to Global Fortune 500 companies, and advising corporates on enterprise innovation strategy, lean startup adoption and corporate venturing. Trey was founding partner of VanceInfo Technologies Australia (now part of the Blackstone Group), is passionate in supporting startups, and is a keynote speaker at several events across APAC discussing corporate innovation, collaboration and venture capital.
Harris van Beek
Harris van Beek
Director at Nous Group
Harris is a Director within the Public Policy Unit, combining keen strategic brain, extensive experience in business strategy and organisational design with careful attention to people and required capabilities. Harris has worked on projects with private, public and not-for-profit sector clients. He has experience across education, disabilities, indigenous, human services, mining and media sectors.
Matt Barrie
Matt Barrie
CEO of Freelancer
Matt Barrie is an award winning technology entrepreneur. He is Chief Executive of Freelancer.com, the world's largest freelancing marketplace which has been awarded by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences ten Webby Awards. He is also Chief Executive of Escrow.com, a world leader in secure online payments. Matt was Adjunct Associate Professor at the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering at the University of Sydney. He is the co-author of over 20 US patent applications.
Cyrus Asher
Cyrus Asher
Head of Mid-Market Sales at Google
Cyrus is the Head of Mid-Market Sales, responsible for the medium-sized business portfolio in Australia and New Zealand. Starting his career at Google in 2007, Cyrus has worked in Australia, the US, India and Ireland, to help SMBs grow through innovative online solutions is his core competency. He has led multi-million-dollar portfolio, led global pilots on greenfield opportunities, mentored dozens of early career professionals and developed multiple teams from hiring to high-performing results
Stephen Scott
Stephen Scott
Assistant Secretary of the Humanitarian Response, DFAT
Stephen was appointed Assistant Secretary of the Humanitarian Response Branch in July 2015. Prior to this he was Minister-Counsellor Political and Economic Branch in the Australian Embassy, Jakarta from 2012-15, where he led the policy team at Australia’s largest embassy. Stephen was Director of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s Western Australian State Office from 2002-2004. He was recognised for his work as State Director by winning a WA Business News 40 Under 40 award in 2004 – awarded to the top 40 West Australians under the age of 40, in their chosen field of endeavour.

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.

Mark Jeyaraj

Mark Jeyaraj

Campus Director

Vishal Uppal

Vishal Uppal

Partnerships Director

Tracey He

Tracey He

Marketing Director

Kritika Joon

Kritika Joon

Judges Coordinator

Michelle Yang

Michelle Yang

Teams Coordinator

Kundai Khuleya

Kundai Khuleya

Event Coordinator

Daniel Blay

Daniel Blay

Advisor

Emma Cleary

Emma Cleary

Marketing Subcommittee and Logistics

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson

Partnerships Subcommittee and Logistics

Sponsors

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UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY REGISTRATION FORM

T&C's (subject to change) - 1. Applications close 11:59pm 13 November 2016. 2. There are 3 workshops that are compulsory for at least 2 members from each team. Attendance counts towards your score. 3. Full details will be sent to teams in a 'Welcome Pack' when they sign up.

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.