BUILDFest Los Angeles 2024 Recap

An Incredible Night of Celebration and Innovation What an incredible night of celebration and innovation at BUILDFest LA 2024!  Thank you to those who attended the exciting final youth pitch […]

BUILDFest Metro DC 2024 Recap

We are thrilled to extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who attended and supported BUILDFest DC 2024! Your presence and enthusiasm made it an unforgettable experience. With 80 attendees and over 60 students […]

BUILDFest Southwestern PA 2024 Recap

Reflecting on BUILDFest Southwestern PA The 3rd Annual Southwestern PA Youth Pitch Competition, hosted by BUILDFest SWPA, took place on Wednesday, May 15, 2024, from 5:00 to 7:30 PM EST […]

BUILDFest Bay Area 2024 Recap

BUILD Appreciates Your Support What an incredible night of celebration and innovation at BUILDFest Bay 2024! Your presence made all the difference, and we’re deeply grateful for your unwavering support […]

Recapping the Highlights: A Review of SXSW 2024

At SXSW Edu 2024, attendees delved into strategies for harnessing the potential of social capital, explored innovative approaches to involving youth as co-designers in education, and gained insights into using entrepreneurship as a platform to inspire Gen Z to drive change.

BUILD.org Hosts Youth Entrepreneurship Competitions Nationwide to Celebrate 25 Years of Empowering Youth and Educators

As BUILD.org embarks on its 25th year, it proudly showcases the next generation of entrepreneurial changemakers through its innovative BUILDFest events in Bay Area, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, Washington, DC, Boston, and New York City over the next month. BUILD, a national nonprofit organization, is on a mission to use entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities, enabling them to build career success, entrepreneurial mindsets, and opportunity. BUILDFest events serve as vibrant celebrations of the transformational power of youth entrepreneurship, redefining education and creating opportunities for middle and high school students in under-resourced communities.

BUILD’s 5th Annual Huddle Up 2024

BUILD’s 5th Annual Huddle Up 2024 event, held on March 5th at the SVB Experience Center in San Francisco, was a huge success thanks to our generous sponsor, SVB/First Citizen Bank! The event raised $25,000 in support of our mission to ignite the power of youth in under-resourced communities to build Career success, Entrepreneurial mindsets and Opportunity. Thanks to all our generous supporters.

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VIDEO PREPARATION GUIDELINES

HOW TO RECORD

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

PRESENTATION TIPS.

- 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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Fill out this form to receive a free sample of our curriculum and to receive occasional email updates on how to bring BUILD to your community.