August 12, 2015

From Pitching a Business to Bonding with Peers, Communication is Key

by Vanessa Lazine David Goncalves first joined BUILD after seeing a presentation at Jeremiah E. Burke High School in Dorchester. “I thought – why not join? I could learn a […]
June 24, 2015

Grit Is the Defining Word for One of the First BUILD Graduates

Grit. It’s the main thing Mahogoney Herbet said she would take away from her experience with BUILD. “It means passionate commitment to long-term goals,” she said. “Staying committed to yourself […]
June 22, 2015

The Four-Hour Dinner with Tim Ferriss

How often do you get a chance to dine with one of the world’s most innovative business people? Tim Ferriss, the author of the best-selling book The 4-Hour Workweek, is […]
June 17, 2015

Two BUILD Youth Business Incubators Open in Dorchester

  On June 9th, 2015, BUILD celebrated the grand opening of two Youth Business Incubators in our Dorchester high schools – Jeremiah E. Burke High School and the Community Academy […]
June 3, 2015

4th Annual Business Plan Competition a Success!

Congratulations to “All About You” from the Jeremiah E. Burke High School for taking home the winning prize of $1,000 at BUILD’s 4th annual Business Plan Competition! BUILD supporters, friends and […]
May 27, 2015

BUILD Entrepreneur Games – A “Sweatworthy” Event

This is a guest post from Jeff Bussgang, Managing Partner of Flybridge Capital.  Three years ago, Boston gained a fantastic young leader when Sasha Hoffman decided to move west and […]
May 20, 2015

BUILD Seniors Headed off to College and Beyond!

May 1st is college decision day. For many high school seniors and their parents, May 1st is a day wracked with nerves and triumph bringing to a close the year-long […]
April 20, 2015

What would you say to 17 million people?

This is question bidders from all over the world asked themselves when the “Ashton Kutcher Twitter Takeover” package was live on Charity Buzz.   Ashton generously donated this once in a lifetime […]
April 20, 2015

A Taste of Entrepreneurship Success!

BUILD: Metro DC’s Regional Executive Director, Bryce Jacobs; Gala Honoree, Chef Jose Andres; BUILD President, Chuck Salter



1. iPhone, iPad, Zoom and Loom are all choices of recording tools for their video presentation 
2. Record with both students and their presentation in view
3. Record horizontally for the best view of the students and their presentation
4. Follow Presentation Diagram to the Right


- Make eye contact with the camera
- Notecards may be used as cue cards
•Pro Tip: Notecards should avoid having a full script
- Even when you are not speaking, don’t forget the camera is still recording!
•Be aware of your body language while you and your business partners are speaking
- Everyone has an opportunity to speak
- Professional dress is encouraged
- Practice makes perfect
•Practice how you will transition from each speaker
•Project your voice when you speak​

Follow positioning format Above

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