Compete in the first stage of the most prestigious competition for social entrepreneurship.

What is the Hult Prize?

The Hult Prize is a start-up accelerator for impact entrepreneurship which brings together the brightest college and university students from around the globe to solve the world’s most pressing issues through pitching ideas and launching companies. One of the most prestigious start-up events in the world which awards millions of dollars in investment capital to budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of $1 million awarded at an international competition in the fall of 2019.

This Year's Challenge

Develop an idea to provide meaningful jobs to 10,000 young people within the next decade.

Present your idea on Friday, November 16 with 3-4 team members.


Register as a team or register as an individual wanting to join a team.

Hult Prize Challenge Essentials

Hult Challenge Packet

Detailed information about the Hult Prize Challenge.


Information and Project Development Sessions

  • October 10, 12:15-1:15 p.m., HLH 315
  • October 25, 12:15-1:15 p.m., HLH 315
  • November 1, 12-1 p.m., HLH 315
  • November 6, 5-6 p.m., HLH 315

Event Timeline

  • Attend an Info and Meet session or contact us at
  • Register your team by November 11
  • Pitch your idea on November 16
    First round at 9 a.m. / Finals at 3 p.m.

Contact and Social Media

Nebraska Hult Prize Challenge 2019 Staff

Brent Martin - Entrepreneurship Center Coordinator
Gloria Mwiseneza - Hult Prize Campus Director
Tamayo Zhou - International Business Club President
Ferdinand Turatsinze - Marketing Team
Sean Gohman - Marketing Team
Aj Herrera - Marketing Team
Zilfa Irakoze - Public Relations B
Jean Claude - Iradukunda Public Relations B
Will Ruffalo - Public Relations B
Raissa Urujeni - Public Relations A
Joshua J. Nduwamungu - Public Relations A
Calvin Jenkins - Public Relations A
Naomi Fiala - Booth Manager
Emma Smith - Logistics Coordinator


Center for Entrepreneurship
International Business Club
Engler Program (CASNR)
International Business Program (CoB)
Hult Prize
United Nations


Martin, Brent
HLH 315
730 N. 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-1515