The GCC Business Innovation Challenge

Win a full tuition scholarship of 184,000 AED

The GCC Business Innovation Challenge is a pitch competition bringing together the brightest undergraduate teams from across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). These teams will represent their universities and are tasked with presenting a startup idea to create a thriving business in the GCC region.

Event Details

Meet us at our Dubai campus this April.

  • Address: Hult International Business School, Injaz building, Dubai Internet City

  • Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024

  • Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm

About the event

The event will be hosted at Hult International Business School's Dubai campus on April 27, where teams will present their startup concepts to a panel of judges who will select the best idea.

Members of the winning team will each be awarded a full tuition scholarship for either the Master's in Entrepreneurship & Innovation (MEI) or Master's in International Business (MIB) programs at Hult International Business School, Dubai campus.

If you are a student or staff member affiliated with a university in the GCC and are interested in participating, please fill out a form here.

Please be aware that there are limited slots available for 20 schools, and Hult reserves the right to review and evaluate all applications, with the possibility of either approval or rejection.

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More than a non-profit business school, Hult is a dynamic multicultural community that educates, inspires, and connects some of the world’s most forward-thinking business talent. We flip the traditional approach to education by using learning-by-doing experiences to transform students' skillset, from the moment they join us, into that of an exceptional businessperson, from the moment they graduate.

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