BUILD Boston News & Updates


BUILD Boston adds Tony Bordon to its Board of Advisors

BUILD Boston is pleased to announce that Tony Bordon, a two-decade veteran of the educational software industry, has joined its Board of Advisors.  Tony is the Managing Director of Spinnaker Analytics, an international data analytics firm providing predictive tools and solutions to optimize business engineering and decision-making headquartered in Boston. […]


Tom Axbey, CEO of CloudHealth, joins BUILD Boston Board

BUILD Boston is excited to announce that Tom Axbey, CEO of CloudHealth, has joined its Executive Committee.  “On behalf of BUILD, I am thrilled to welcome Tom Axbey, CEO of CloudHealth, to the Executive Committee of our Board of Advisors” said Roy Hirshland, CEO of T3 Advisors & Chairman of […]


Feeling the Spirit at BUILD’s Holiday Sales Bazaar

On December 18th, BUILD Boston hosted our first Holiday Sales Bazaar at District Hall and the lobby of PwC. The event was a big success for our youth entrepreneurs. We had 100 students representing 7 Boston Public Schools come together to sell and gain valuable feedback on their products from […]


Lex Miller

Alexis “Lex” Miller, of WeWork joins the BUILD Boston Board

Alexis “Lex” Miller, Director of Business Operations for the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic for WeWork, has joined our BUILD Boston Board. BUILD and WeWork have forged a strong partnership in the past year, since the nonprofit decided to relocate from a rented space downtown into WeWork’s South Station location. “In addition […]


#Winning at the the 6th Annual BUILD Entrepreneur Games

On October 18, 1,000 members of Boston’s hottest companies laced up their sneaks and brought their A-games to the Reggie Lewis Track & Field Center to connect and compete at the 6th Annual BUILD Entrepreneur Games. More than 70 companies participated – some competitors, some representing different industries – but […]


Meet the Wells Fargo Mentoring Team

Meet the Wells Fargo BUILD Mentoring team. Matt Sands, Matt Maclay, Erica Gentili, and Tiffany Ormon head up a great example of one our unique mentoring formats. The group mentoring program at BUILD allows co-workers to engage with the Greater Boston community in a way that fosters teamwork and growth between […]


Meet Our Mentors: Fred Dalzell

Meet Fred Dalzell. Fred is a writer, a consultant, a professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Boston, and was also one the first members of our community. For as long as BUILD has been in Boston, Fred has been with the program. “I joined BUILD initially because I […]


Meet Our Mentors: Jay Japra

Meet Our Mentors is a series showcasing and introducing members of the BUILD mentorship community. Meet Jay Japra. Jay is an entrepreneur who has been working with BUILD since Fall of 2017. As a young entrepreneur himself, Jay found an immediate connection to BUILD’s mission. Not only did he find […]


Meet Our Mentors: Cailey Newton

Meet Our Mentors is a series showcasing and introducing members of the BUILD mentorship community. Meet Cailey Newton. A part of the BUILD community since the fall of 2016, Cailey has been a volunteer mentor for nearly two years. Although Cailey’s introduction to BUILD was through an internship, she found […]


Bottom Feeders: Winners of the 2018 BUILDFest Pitch Challenge

Student Entrepreneurs Shine at BUILDFest 2018

“Our journey to the top starts at the bottom!” That was the slogan of Bottom Feeders, winners of the 2018 BUILDFest Pitch Challenge at the Sheraton Boston Hotel Monday night. Bottom Feeders is a business launched and run by Joshua Ramgeet, Chief Executive Officer, and Katio Barbosa, Chief Financial Officer, […]