M&ME’s Jeff Koch to compete for $1 million Hult Prize

20 Feb

TEAM OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS ONE STEP CLOSER TO WINNING $1 MILLION HULT PRIZE AND SOLVING PRESIDENTIAL CHALLENGE

hultTop-tier schools go head-to-head in world’s largest student competition, competing for $1 million in start-up funding to solve President Clinton’s Early Childhood Challenge

New York, NY (February 20, 2015) — The Hult Prize Foundation recently announced that Columbia University has advanced to the regional finals of the sixth annual Hult Prize. The annual Hult Prize Challenge is the world’s largest student competition and start-up platform for social good. In partnership with President Bill Clinton and the Clinton Global Initiative, the innovative crowdsourcing platform identifies and launches disruptive and catalytic social ventures that aim to solve the planet’s most pressing challenges. Student teams compete in five cities around the world for a chance to secure $1 million in start-up funding to launch a sustainable social venture.

unnamedThe team members are from Teachers College, The Earth Institute, and Columbia College. The team consists of Jeffrey Koch (NY, far right), Maya Ezzeddine (Lebanon), Sebastian Hanna (Lebanon), James Robinson (Texas) and Nadine Fattaleh (Jordan).

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