Hult-Prize 2020 @ Sukkur IBA University
In 2009 Hult International Business School MBA student Ahmad Ashkar founded a company to give his then peers around the world a platform to have sustainable, profitable impact, with a focus on the creation of a new kind of business which was dubbed, “the impact enterprise”. Today, the Hult Prize is one of the world’s most acclaimed entrepreneurship programs operating on more than 1500 university campuses in 121 countries and has become a benchmark startup challenge for social entrepreneurship.
Keeping in view the wider impact and platform of the Hult Prize Sukkur IBA University and Hult Prize signed MoU to organize Hult Prize challenge every year at SIBAU campus. The first event under the MoU was organized on 4th December 2017 and two groups of the students reached in the regional finals of Hult Prize at US. This year in 2020 the theme of the event was Bold Businesses for Better Planet and teams from all of the departments of SIBAU participated in the competition through their innovative solution and ran for the title. Team PayChain stood winner with team Lock Infinity as first runner-up and team Green Vision as 2nd runner-up.
Campus Director Hult Prize Mr. Pardeep Kumar student of BBA-V at SIBAU under the supervision of Mr. Ikhtiar Ahmed Khoso, Director CEL&Inc., took the lead of the event, where as, Mr. Imran Jattala founder Hult Prize Paksitan chapter and Dr. Bilal Mriza, HoD Business Ad Iqra University and Director CEL&Inc. Mr. Ikhtiar Ahmed Khoso and Dr. Altaf Hussain Samo Director EDC remained the jury member for Hult Prize 2020. The Competition was organized by Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Incubation Sukkur IBA University in Collaboration with Hult Prize Challenge.
At the end of the event Director CEL&Inc., Mr.Ikhtiar Ahmed Khoso and HoD, Education Department SIBAU, Dr. Zafarullah Sahito distributed Shields and Certificates among the wining and runner-up teams.