The Hult Prize: USD1 million to Start a Social Enterprise

Deadline: April 19, 2013

Do yoh have an idea for social good? Apply now to pitch your idea at one of six regional events that take place every year in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai and online as well as win 1 million dollars to start your social enterprise. The Hult Prize is the program for budding social entrepreneurs.


The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for social good that is dedicated to launching the next wave of social entrepreneurs through identifying, funding, mentoring, advising and launching new social businesses. In partnership with President Clinton and the Clinton Global Initiative, the Prize has created the world’s largest student movement for social impact and the world’s largest crowdsourcing platform, dedicated to solving the most pressing social challenges on the planet.

 The Prize

  • The Winner receives 1 million dollars to start their social enterprise
  • Up for grabs is an opportunity to spend the summer in the Hult Accelerator – a world class center for innovation located in Boston.
  • Each of the six winning teams will pitch their start-ups at the annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting, where President Clinton, along with CGI Meeting attendees select and award the winning team with a USD1 million prize.

The Hult Prize is funded by Swedish Billionaire, Bertil Hult and supported by the Hult International Business School.

For more information on eligibility and other requirement, click here.