Like NPR's How I Built This with Guy Raz podcast, the inaugural one-day summit brings together a community of big thinkers for a day of stories and activities that can inspire your own venture: business, non-profit, creative, and beyond.
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A Summit Built On Big Ideas
Join the growing community of builders, innovators, problem-solvers and creative thinkers for two days of inspiration, knowledge-sharing and networking at NPR's How I Built This Summit with Guy Raz.
See what all of the excitement is about!
Watch highlights from the 2018 Summit above and read about it in the New York Timesfeature.
How I Built This Fellowship
2018 How I Built This Fellows with Guy Raz
The How I Built This fellowship offers promising entrepreneurs the opportunity to attend the Summit free of charge. We created this fellowship to make the Summit experience accessible to those who might not have the financial resources to otherwise attend.
The application for the How I Built This fellowship is now closed. Stay tuned for the application for the 2020 Summit.
Natalia Oberti Noguera, Founder and CEO of Pipeline Angels and Host and Creator of Pitch Makeover gives advice for crafting the perfect pitch and emphasizes that connecting a personal story to a business idea can be really compelling.
Corey Ford, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Matter Ventures, suggests that in order to grow, companies should utilize design thinking principles and create iterative processes that produce successes or failures quickly.