BUILD Boston Youth Business Plan Competition

Information and registration here.

The annual Youth Business Plan Competition is the culmination of a year of hard work by our 9th-graders and their mentors. Teams present their innovative business ideas and winners receive up to $1,000 in cash prizes. The event celebrates our students’ creativity and energy, on a day of competition where one team will emerge victorious, and everybody wins.


Rosalin Acosta, Managing Director, Enterprise Investment Advisors, Enterprise Bank
Michael Curry, President, Boston NAACP
Diane Hessan, Chairman, Communispace
David Katz, VP, Global Corporate Responsibility, Viacom
Michael Murphy, New England Regional Sales Manager, JetBlue
Nathan Pusey, Managing Director, Commerce Bank
Nick Varano, Owner, Strega Restaurants
Larry Weber, Chairman and CEO of Racepoint Global and Owner W2 Group