Hult Prize at UTS
The Hult Prize is a startup 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. It’s the biggest and most prestigious startup event in the world, and awards millions of dollars in investment capital to young budding entrepreneurs, including a grand prize of USD1Million.
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A three day entrepreneurial weekend for startups with one current UTS staff or student as a co-founder. From Friday night at 6pm you'll have networking with industry professionals and your first pitch. Saturday will be taking your business to the next level, attend masterclasses, work with mentors and hear from industry professionals to finalise your business for the final pitch. On Sunday, work with tech gurus, marketing professionals and successful entrepreneurs to perfect your afternoon presentation and pitch. Teams will be required to pitch three times throughout the weekend. The third pitch will be on Sunday afternoon where a panel of experts and investors will award the prizes to the most scalable and viable business concepts.
Have a startup? Join MBA Entrepreneurship students and pitch for a chance to win up to $7,500! UTS Venture Day is an opportunity to meet MBAe students and a selected number of other UTS student startup founders, hear them pitch their business idea and mingle with peers. MBAe students prepare for UTS Venture Day as part of their capstone subject Venture Planning and Pitching. Students pitch every year in mid February, with over 200 people attending the event held at the UTS Business School.
Applicants will need to submit a video link of a 5-minute business pitch. The submission web page will be available in late 2018. Selected participants will win a place at UTS Venture Day and will be invited to present their startup on Friday 15th February, 2019.
IBISWorld 3P Innovation Competition
The IBISWorld 3P Innovation Competition is an annual contest for UTS undergraduate and postgraduate students. The competition gives students the chance to explore creative and innovative business ideas whilst being mentored by business professionals.
The challenge requires students to develop a new, innovative product/idea or service associated with the 3P (People, Planet, Profit). The teams are required to develop their ideas into a viable business case, submitting a LEAN CANVAS for judging. The top six canvas will be selected to pitch to a panel of experts for final judging.
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