Get Involved

MANY WAYS YOU CAN HELP

Mentor, advise, judge: experts in our community play many roles to help us achieve our mission to prepare BUILD NYC students for entrepreneurial and career success.

BECOME A MENTOR

Using a structured group mentoring model, BUILD NYC matches each mentor with a business team of three to five  teen entrepreneurs for one academic year (Oct – May). You’ll create strong relationships and help students develop critical 21st–Century job skills. To learn more, read  our mentor one-pager and FAQ

BECOME A JUDGE

Volunteer as a judge panelist at a Student Business Plan Showcase and provide constructive, caring feedback to our rising entrepreneurs and their developing businesses. To learn more, read our Judge one-pager.

BECOME A VENTURE
CAPITAL ADVISOR

Partner with a student business team and provide them with guidance. VC Advisors offer feedback around pitch, product, and plan, as well as recommend and release start-up capital based on student business feasibility. To learn more, read our VC Advisor one-pager.