James Da Costa

Regional Director, Hult Prize Foundation

United Kingdom

James is a Regional Director at the Hult Prize Foundation, the world’s leading platform for the creation and launch of for-good, for-profit start-ups emerging from universities (Worlds 10 most innovative Non-profits 2018, Fast Company). James is a co-founder of Mandala Group, specializing in the design, development and distribution mobile applications for low-income and rural communities across Asia and Africa. James is a recognized figure in the social impact and technology space, regularly engaging in public speaking (UK Parliament, TEDx, Startup Grind, World Economic Forum Global Shapers, Osaka Parliament) and sitting on the Forbes Non-profit council.