Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP)

Team Blue Ribbon of BUP Became the Winner of Hult 2019 Held at Shanghai, China

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Team Blue Ribbon of Bangladesh University of Professionals has become the Winner of HULT 2019 Shanghai Region. They were selected to participate at the regional summit in Shanghai after becoming champion at the HULT PRIZE On-Campus Round in BUP.

In the Shanghai region, they have competed with 56 teams from over 30 different countries. Team Blue Ribbon is now the first team in the history of Bangladesh to join the 7-week long Acceleration program organized by HULT Prize, in HULT Castle, London, United Kingdom.

The road to glory of Team Blue Ribbon has brought sheer pride to Bangladesh University of Professionals. This 3-member team consists of students all from department of Marketing Batch 01. And they are: Faysal Islam, Rafiq Islam & Mazbahul Islam. They are in their 4th year as of this day and expecting to graduate within the end of 2019.

The first challenge for the team was to find sponsor to help them attend the regional summit in Shanghai, China. In this regard, the team was fully funded and supported by Bangladesh University of Professionals (BUP) and Faculty of Business Studies (FBS).

The two-days regional summit in Shanghai was held on 22 & 23 March in HULT International Business School & PwC Innovation Center in Shanghai, China.

Regional Winning team Blue Ribbon will expectedly fly for London, UK to join the HULT Acceleration program by 20th July. The Program starts from 27th July and continues for 7 weeks. They will be trained, lessoned and shaped by world class mentors and business tycoons including international business leaders in the HULT Prize Accelerator Program.

Total 37 teams (27 Champion teams from 27 other regional summits & 10 teams selected through online wildcard round) will take part in this accelerator program in London where at the end of the program, 7 teams will be chosen as Global Finalists of HULT Prize 2019.

The selected 7 teams will be invited to United Nations Head Quarter in New York, USA to present their business in the Global Finale. One team among the 7 teams will be chosen as the winner of HULT Prize 2019 and be rewarded with $1 Million USD as seed fund with zero equity.