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At BUILD's signature Youth Business Plan Competition 2014

The BUILD Business Plan Competition is the culmination of a year of hard work by our creative 9th grade students and their dedicated mentors. Teams present their innovative business ideas in two rounds of competition. Winners receive start-up capital to launch their business.

We hope you can join us this spring on the East or West coasts. All competitions begin at 12pm and conclude at 4pm. Mark your calendars for what promises to be an inspiring and fun event.

Boston 3rd Annual

When: Sunday, June 19
Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center

Oakland 8th Annual

When: Sunday, May 18
University of California Berkeley, 
Haas School of Business

Washington D.C. 6th Annual

When: Saturday, May 10
George Washington University

Peninsula 15th Annual

When: Sunday, May 4
Stanford University

DURING LUNCH: Before the final round begins at 1pm, get to know our youth entrepreneurs, hear them pitch their business ideas and use Square to purchase student products at the Sales Bazaar.


Join BUILD as a BPC judge:

Serving as a BPC judge is a wonderful opportunity for you to see our young entrepreneurs in action and to share your knowledge and experience with them. Our panel of judges is chosen from our communities' top business, academic and education leaders. Interested? Contact us to learn more.

Past BPC Judges Include:

Cipora Herman, VP and Treasurer, Facebook
George Zimmer, CEO, Men's Wearhouse
Gideon Yu, President and Co-Owner of The San Francisco 49ers
Jack Dorsey, Executive Chairman of Twitter, CEO of Square a founder of both.
Kai Huang, CEO and Co- Founder, Guitar Hero
Ronnie Lott, Pro Football Hall of Fame Member

Support youth entrepreneurship by sponsoring the 2014 Business Plan Competition!

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