December 21, 2020

Save The Date: BUILDFest National

Join us on March 25th, 2021 for the premiere of BUILDFest National: BUILDing the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs where we’ll showcase regional finalists of BUILD’s COVID-19 Virtual Design Challenges with […]
December 4, 2020

BUILD Supports Next Generation Entrepreneur Corps Act Launched by Congress

Congress just launched the Next Generation Entrepreneur Corps Act Read the Full Press Release “The Next Generation Entrepreneurship Corps program will aid in the small business recovery of distressed regions. […]
October 8, 2020

Jack Dorsey’s #StartSmall Invests $3M in BUILD.org to Reimagine Education During COVID

Twitter and Square Co-Founder and CEO, Jack Dorsey donates $3 million through his #StartSmall initiative to support BUILD.org’s digital initiatives that are reimagining education during COVID-19 and beyond. This investment […]
August 13, 2020

5 Minutes With… Ayele Shakur of BUILD.org

Published by the Boston Business Journal August 13, 2020 Philanthropy & Nonprofits Q&A By Shafaq Patel – Contributing Writer Read Full Article Summary: “The pandemic has brought to light many […]
July 24, 2020

VCs investing in a pipeline for Boston entrepreneurs of color

In the wake of the rising Black Lives Matter movement, the Boston venture capital community has universally declared a commitment to addressing the entrepreneurial inequities in our system. Many now […]
July 22, 2020

BUILD to Acquire SEED SPOT’s High School Program to Continue the Momentum in Supporting the Future of Social Entrepreneurship for High School Students

Official Press Release National nonprofit organizations join forces to support young people with an entrepreneurial mindset   Washington, DC: Two nonprofit organizations – Build.org (www.build.org) and SEED SPOT (www.seedspot.org) – […]
June 26, 2020

The Elevate Podcast featuring Ayele Shakur | Building Equity Through Education

The Elevate Podcast is a podcast about achievement, personal growth and pushing limits in leadership and life. Podcast Host Robert Glazer chats with world-class performers who’ve committed to elevating their […]
June 1, 2020

A passion for helping underserved students find entrepreneurial success

Written By Lauren Schiffman, Contributing Writer for Fifty Plus Advocate By Fifty Plus Advocate Community Advocate Staff Read Fifty Plus Advocate’s Article Boston – After graduating from Boston University, Ayele […]
March 30, 2018
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BUILD’s Response to New Research on Race and Opportunity in the U.S. as Published in the New York Times

Last week the New York Times published the powerful findings from a recent study on Race and Opportunity in the U.S.  The study looked at data from 20 million American […]
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