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AAU team advances to regional finals of Global Hult Prize challenge

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The 2022 edition of the Hult Prize Addis Ababa University on campus sponsored by Kazana Group and 251 Communications & Marketing PLC concludes with a team of 4th-year students from Addis Ababa Science and Technology University advancing to the regional finals. Team Agelgil stood at the first place from their pitch on an app that facilitates on-campus food delivery services while creating job opportunities for students with financial limitations.
The Hult Prize competition is a startup accelerator for social entrepreneurship created by former U.S. President Bill Clinton, which brings together university students from around the globe to solve some of the world’s most critical issues.
This year’s Hult Prize on-campus competition is being held with the theme “Getting the World Back to Work”, with the goal of creating jobs, stimulating economies, reimagining supply chains, and improving outcomes for 2000 people by 2024 while meeting the sustainable development goals and creating a positive impact on the environment and/or society.
The app presented by the finalist team, Agelgil, in the national level was awarded first place by a panel of 4 judges that oversaw 12 teams of finalists that present their ideas.

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