• City View at the Metreon (map)
  • 135 Fourth Street
  • San Francisco, CA, 94103
  • USA! USA! USA!

BUILD’s mission is to use entrepreneurship to excite and propel disengaged, low-income students through high school to college success. This is BUILD's annual fundraising gala. Baratunde will emcee, standing at a podium, wearing a jacket and shirt with buttons and possibly a scarf. He likes to wear scarves to these things.

Tickets and sponsorship are still available


  • 7pm Handcrafted Cocktails and Student Product Showcase
  • 8pm Live Auction and Gourmet Seated Dinner by Paula LeDuc Fine Catering
  • 10p-1a After Party (21+)


  • Jack Dorsey, Co-Chair
  • Franklin “Pitch” Johnson, Co-Chair
  • Sarah Lucas, Co-Chair
  • Shervin Pishevar, Co-Chair
  • Megan Quinn, Co-Chair


  • Honoring 2013 Recipient of the "Pitch" Prize for Entrepreneurship: Marissa Mayer, CEO and President of Yahoo!
  • Honoring 2013 Recipient of the BUILD Innovation Award: PwC