Pragya Dawadi

Message from Campus Director


"It's not everyday that you have an opportunity to change the world. Calling all dreamers, makers and innovators to harness the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people. A team of you will be representing all of us at the upcoming Hult Prize Regional Finals happening in March 2018. The winner will represent the University of Waterloo at one of the 15 Regional Competitions around the world! Last year's winners made it all the way to the Global Finals! Learn more about Epoch here: https://epochapp.com/ This is our chance to show the world that the University of Waterloo is dedicated to Impact."


Pragya Dawadi
pragya.dawadi@hotmail.com

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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EVENT DETAIL

Hult Prize@ UWaterloo Kick-off Event

Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Venue: University of Waterloo, EV3-1408
Location: 200 University Ave W
Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1
Additional Info: Join us to learn more about the 2018 Hult Prize @ University of Waterloo! The Hult Prize is a social entrepreneurship competition which challenges student teams around the globe to develop sustainable social ventures to address the world's most pressing issues—with a grand prize of $1 million. You can participate by competing in the on-campus Hult Prize @ UWaterloo event, sponsored by the Eyton Directorship of the Conrad Centre. The winning team at this event will represent UWaterloo at the regional semifinals in March. 2018 challenge: Harnessing the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people. Attend the kick-off event to: - Learn more about the Hult Prize and social entrepreneurship; - Get advice from previous Hult Prize competitors; and - Dive into the challenge theme with a guest speaker!

BET 420 Design Thinking Workshop

Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Venue:
Location: N/A

Speed Mentoring Session

Time: 6:00 PM
Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017
Venue: STC Atrium
Location: University of Waterloo
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Additional Info: Join us for a unique speed mentoring experience to prepare for the 2018 Hult Prize Competition. Learn and network with leaders from the six principles dimensions of this year's challenge on energy: health, connectivity, education, agriculture, water and mobility. Register for the event here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/university-of-waterloo-hult-prize-speed-mentoring-tickets-39211064349

Hult Prize @UWaterloo Semi-Finals

Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Venue:
Location: N/A

Hult Prize @UWaterloo Finals

Time: 7:00 PM
Date: Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Venue: STC 1012
Location: University of Waterloo
200 University Ave W
Waterloo, Ontario,
Additional Info: Attend the Hult Prize @ UWaterloo Finals, made possible by the Eyton Directorship of the Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre, to watch the top eight teams pitch their solutions to a panel of judges. The winning team will represent UWaterloo at the Hult Prize Regional Finals in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai, Toronto, Mexico City, Quito, Bogota, Melbourne, Lagos, Nairobi, Cairo, Tunis, Kuala Lumpur or Singapore. Register here: http://bit.ly/2iBpEv9

HULT PRIZE AT BILLBOARD

1

National University of Sciences and Technology

144 teams registered

2

ESCUELA SUPERIOR POLITÉCNICA DE CHIMBORAZO

118 teams registered

3

Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

101 teams registered

4

Minya University

97 teams registered

5

Africa Nazarene University

84 teams registered

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.

Pragya Dawadi

Pragya Dawadi

Campus Director

Le-Tien Duong

Le-Tien Duong

Hult Prize @UW Core Team

Prabhjot Sangha

Prabhjot Sangha

Hult Prize @UW Core Team

Sponsors

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UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO REGISTRATION FORM

REGISTRATION AND VIDEO PITCH DEADLINE: 11:59PM ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2017. Check facebook.com/hultatuwaterloo/ for video pitch, semi-finals and finals pitch details!

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 compromised of current students. Alumni and faculty are not allowed to be official team members.