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An Edge Closer to the One Million Dollars Prize!


The very first “Oncampus” challenge of Hult Prize, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta held on Monday, the 17th of December, 2018.

The event, which saw 77 teams compete for the crown, was held at the auditorium, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies (CENTS).
The grand finale, which came up after the preliminaries, started at around 8:30am with registration of teams and balloting for the semi final rounds.


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This round saw 25 teams compete simultaneously in 5 different leagues.
After 1hour and 30 minutes of pitching to the judges in three different venues and questions, 5 teams eventually made it to the final round, and were joined by one team that emerged as the “best looser” (as a wildcard entry), the main event was held in the main auditorium. The teams that competed in the finals include: Team Nexus, The A Team , Tunmbi farms and foods, Team savers, Team Rova, Team taylight.

 

The event also witnessed a spoken words performance titled “Now is our time” by KILIKINA and vocal performance of Timi Dakolos “Wish me well” by our very own core organizing team member, Shade Olonade (Shade Praiz)
The finals of the event started after noon, with the six teams doing justice to their pitch and intelligent drilling from the judges. At the end, “THE A TEAM” emerged the business Kings of the Hult prize Funaab Oncampus event 2018.

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The BIG highlight of the event was the presence of all our A list judges (see the official hult prize Funaab website for the full list.), Our special guests and the entire COT members, We are indeed grateful!
We thank all our partners; CENTS, UTIVA, ENACTUS, JCI, AIESIEC Abeokuta, Our Official Media partner FUNAAB Gist www.FunaabGist.com. Other media partners Urban System, Thereal Ibk and Deezahs Gist.
We also thank all our sponsors, God’s choice Restaurant, DéSkillsNG, BJ Phantsatic Designs, G’s Place, Tiwa n Tiwa African (ofada) rice, Darlington Food and Animal Koncept, ae create, Remicre8, VetNextDoor, Bkenzy Natural hair products, Professor Adewale Dipeolu and everyone who contributed one way or another to the success of our event.

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As we prepare for the regional finals, we wish the winning team the very best and we hope that the million dollars prize makes it way to the rock city of Abeokuta.
To all the organizing team members, participants, judges, guests and observers of our event, we say THANK YOU for inspiring a new generation that will change the world!

Signed
Hakeem O. Akiode
Campus Director


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Registration is On


The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB) has joined the race for this year’s Hult Prize challenge, *Grand finale for the FUNAAB edition will hold on the 17th of December, 2018.*


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The challenge is to have a business idea that can create 10,000 thousand meaningful jobs over the next decade (10 years), all you need is just your idea and you pitching it against other ideas, students are urged to start registering on the Hultprize Funaab website (http://www.hultprizeat.com/fuaa)

Registration can only be done as a team of 3 or 4 students

The event will be in 2 stages
1) Preliminaries
2) Grand finale

*Registration for the challenge ends on the 5th of December, 2018*

About The Hult Prize

The HULT Prize was established in 2010 by Ahmad Ashkar and Bertil Hult, and is an annual, year-long competition that crowd-sources ideas from students after challenging them to solve a pressing social issue around topics such as food security, water access, energy etc.

The Hult prize is the world’s biggest engine for launch of good, for profit, start ups emerging from universities with over 2500 staff and volunteers around the world.

THE HULT PRIZE CYCLE

*On campus Challenge* (hult Prize Funaab)
*Regional Finals*
*Accelerator*
*Global finals*

Participating in the Hult prize challenge is free is of all charges!

Your idea can shape the world!
*Are you ready to be the next recipient of 1millon US dollars?*

Apply Now! Click Here 

For enquires, contact:
Awesome: 08121364213
Leemah: 0905 693 8803
Precious: 0808 653 2607
Gloria: 0817 455 3464

Leading a generation to change the world!

Organizers of the Who deserves to be awarded event have announced the winners of their photo contest which was carried out on instagram.  The competition which is a build up to the grand finale amidst nominations has had Afolabi peace, a 400 level student of Banking and merge winner of the contest with a total of 421 votes with  Olukoya Oluwadamilola and Adefuye Victoria emerging  2nd and 3rd place respectively.

 

Grand Winner:  AFOLABI Peace

Department:- Banking and Finance

Gender:- Female

Level:- 400l

Total amount of votes:– 421

 

1st Runner Up:– OLUKOYA Oluwafemi


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Gender:- Male

Department:-Horticulture

Level:-300l

Total amount of votes:- 342

 

2nd Runner Up:– ADEFUYE Victoria

Gender:- Female

Department:- AgricEconomics & Farm Management

Level:- 100l

Total number of votes:- 320

 

Presentation of prizes comes up after resumption!!!

Congratulations 🎊