“4All” won the “Hult Prize at Thammasat” award Will enter the Regional Round
At the Final Pitch of Hult Prize at Thammasat, 4All was announced the winner and will represent Thailand at the Asia Regional Championships with a support of National Innovation Agency (NIA).
At the regional round, the teams from Asia will be selected to join the Accelerator Program in London, United Kingdom, and get prepare for the global competition further.
4All team is the startup with specializes in service designs and provide training for juvenile offenders to help them get employment opportunities. It also helps design CSR-based services for companies or organizations by addressing the social issues to challenge organizations to develop CSR activities that help these youths to learn and develop their competency. The platform derived from the collaboration of global alliances including DSIL, GSSE, Full Circle Filament, EDC, and Wedu.
Hult Prize, one of the world’s largest student-run social business ideas contest, aims to create social business models that can genuinely generate profits and make changes to society. Through the collaboration of Hult International Business School, United Nations, and Education First, the project has been implemented since 2010 and have sparked business ideas to more than a million students worldwide to do startup businesses that help tackle social problems.
This year’s theme for the contest is “Developing an Idea to Provide Meaningful Jobs to 10 Million Young People within the Next Decade” as to inspire startup to create solutions that solve youth and unemployment problems. This is the first time that Thammasat University has joined the project. Since inception, activities have been organized for students, including training on social entrepreneurship, social innovation, social business models, and Theory of Change from the lecturers and experts who have direct experience in doing social businesses in Thailand.