The first round of HULT Prize business competition 2021 held on 17 October at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB).
The event was organised by the student body of HULT Prize ULAB via Google meet and Zoom, read a press release issued by the university.
Thirty-eight teams participated in the first round of the competition of which the top eleven were selected for the second round, the press release added.
The top eleven teams are Team KARD, Team MashroomX, B for FARMERS, The Saviors, The Future, The Igniters, Hungry Helpers, The Peacemakers, FooDonors, Baxpace and Synthetic Encouragers.
The winning team leaders are Nasreen Noor, Sumaiya Rahman, Fazlay Rabby, Md Salam Bhuiyan, Md Newwazul Haque Prodhan, Sanzida Alam, Cinderella Dhrupodi Munshi, Abdur Razzaq Fahim, Habibur Rahman, Jannatul Ferdous Shorna and Raisa Islam respectively.
The judges of the competition were Zia Ashraf, co-founder and CEO of chaldal.com, Asikul Alam Khan, CEO of priyoshop.com, Mohammed Yeasin Tutul, CEO of YN Study Solution Malaysia and managing director of YN Group of Companies, and Zara Mahbub, CEO of Kazi IT.
HULT Prize is an esteemed business competition for students to come up with innovative ideas centered around pressing development issues.