Hult Prize Foundation
Reawakening Human Potential
The Hult Prize Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to launching the world's next wave of social entrepreneurs. It encourages the world's brightest business minds to compete in teams to solve the planet's biggest challenges with innovative ideas for sustainable start-up enterprises. Venturetec has hosted incubation programs to work closely with Hult Prize finalists for the past two years and in 2016 all the finalists had made it to the Regionals.
Hult Prize @ Campus 2016
These are the winners and finalist teams of Hult Prize @ University of New South Wales and University of Sydney
UNSW 2016 Winner - Moving onto San Francisco Regionals
Vistarr provides a credit rating system for banking institutions to accurately assess and provide proper funding to refugees looking to build their own startups.
USYD 2016 Winner - Moving onto San Francisco Regionals
Footbridge offers Seals of Approval to businesses who implement initiatives which help restore the livelihood of refugees.
UNSW 2016 Runner Up - Moving onto Boston Regionals
Clean H2GO provides everyone around the world, including refugees, both clean drinking water and sanitation through their uniquely designed filter.
USYD 2016 Runner Up - Moving onto London Regionals
Hiraeth is an unconventional multimedia platform sharing ‘The Refugee Story’ through infusing traditional Performance Arts mediums such as music, dance, and theatre with emerging creative art forms and technologies like virtual and augmented reality.,
Hult Prize 2016 Finalist - Moving onto Dubai Regionals
Mini-Epi is disrupting the medical area of treating life-threatening allergic reactions with a pocket-sized adrenaline auto-injector, more affordable than their only competitor Mylan’s Epi-Pen.
Hult Prize 2016 Finalist - Moving onto Shanghai Regionals
Arrow Recruitment is a recruitment agency that employs refugees in aged care jobs across rural and regional Australia.