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Hult Prize Competition 2019 — The Campus Competition Begins!

Campus competition rounds have finally opened for the Hult Prize 2019, the worlds largest student competition for social good! This year's Hult Prize marks the 10th-anniversary of the competition. The challenge for each team involved is to "build the foundations of a venture that will provide meaningful work for 10,000 youth within the next decade." Each team that competes has the chance of winning $1 million in start-up capital to launch their world-changing social venture. The Net Impact Chapter at Earlham College will be leading the on campus competition. All teams that are wishing to compete must register online by Thursday, November 15. Register Now →

Last year, Earlham sent two teams— Methane Hub and Mashinani Farmers Initiative — competed in the regional finals of the 2018 Hult Prize in San Franscisco and Mexico City. Read More →

Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism — The Business Plan Competition for Social Entrepreneurship

In the Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism, teams of up to five students hone their business skills from their business ideas and elevator pitches to develop business plans to launch their social entrepreneurship endeavors. The competition will award more than $40,000 in seed capital with the grand-prize winner receiving $20,000 to help start its endeavor. Competition rules and eligibility have been updated for this year's competition.  Read More →

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation will be hosting a series of workshops to aid teams and students in constructing their business plan. The schedule for the 2018-2019 workshop series is as follows:

  • Launching a Social Business, Gene Hambrick | Tuesday, November 13 at 6:00pm (CoLab)
  • Scaling and Measuring Impact, Gene Hambrick | Thursday, November 15 at 6:00pm (CoLab)
  • Business Model Canvas, Becky Jestice| Tuesday, November 27 at 6:00pm (CoLab)
  • Developing a Marketing Plan, Terence Motsi | Thursday, November 29 at 6:00pm (CoLab)
  • Elevator Pitch, Gene Hambrick | Tuesday, December 4 at 6:00pm (CoLab)
  • Developing Financial Statements, Robert Couch | Tuesday, January 22 at 6:00pm (CoLab)
  • Business Plan Development, Seth Powless | Thursday, January 24 at 6:00pm (CoLab)