February 25, 2021

BUILD a Better You Challenge

The BUILD a Better You Challenge is a fun opportunity to foster community and healthy competition, boost your team’s physical and mental well-being, and share your company’s commitment to advancing racial equity & diversity. All proceeds from the challenge will go to support BUILD’s youth entrepreneurship program for teens!
October 2, 2020

BUILD Boston Introduces Christina Luconi as New Board Chair and Welcomes Three New Board Members

We are thrilled to announce that Christina Luconi, Chief People Officer at Rapid7, is stepping up into the role of Board Chair for BUILD Boston’s Advisory Board. Christina has served […]
September 23, 2020

BUILD Announces New Co-Chairman of BUILD’s National Board

BUILD.org announced today that it has appointed Roy Hirshland, CEO of T3 Advisors, as Co-Chairman of the National Board of Directors for BUILD effective September 22nd. Roy previously served as […]
September 8, 2020

CityLine: WCVB 5 Feature on Ayele Shakur, BUILD CEO and Dr. Charles Grandson, Chief Equity Officer of Boston Public Schools

August 26, 2020

BUILD a Better You Challenge Powered by LogMeIn Raises $25K for Digital Curriculum

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 […]
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 […]
February 13, 2020

New Businesses Funded at 2020 Investor Pitch!

On January 30th, BUILD Boston hosted the Investor Pitch Challenge at Suffolk University. 29 student teams from our 6 partner schools pitched for seed funding in front of 39 VIP […]
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