We're building the infrastructure for Black entrepreneurial success.

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OUR PROCESS

We invest human capital, social capital, and financial capital to help Black founders achieve breakout success.

Start

Develop home-grown talent and attract high-growth Black entrepreneurs to Tulsa.

Scale

Creating financial incentives, funding support, and hiring assistance to grow your business.

Sustain

Business Headquarters Dedicated to Black Entrepreneurs

1

Connect with a Build In Tulsa coach to get you started.

2

Get matched with the right program or accelerator.

3

Join our community for events, programming, & networking

Upcoming Programming

Build skills, network, and capital by signing up for our programming

November 15-19
Global Entrepreneurship Week

Build in Tulsa celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week with a series of workshops and events.

Program Details
Global Entrepreneurship Week
December 7th, 2022 at 5:30pm
Female Founders Pitch Competition

Build in Tulsa wants to help you realize your entrepreneurial dreams.

Program Details
Female Founders Pitch Competition
Ongoing
Business Coaching

Get one-on-one coaching with an expert to help put you on a path to develop your business.

Program Details
Business Coaching
Ongoing
Find A Mentor

Designed for early-stage entrepreneurs who want support from seasoned founders and executives.

Program Details
Find A Mentor
Coming Soon
Build Up 3.0

Whether you are starting from the ground up or need a refresher, join us for Build Up, a tech start up school.

Program Details
Build Up 3.0
Nov 1, 2023 5:00 PM
Black Venture Summit

This 3-day summit connects the history of Black Wall Street to the future of Black wealth.

Program Details
Black Venture Summit

Choose your starting point.

Want to become an entrepreneur?

Startup School

Got an idea & need space to build it?

Become a resident

Own a business & don’t know what’s next?

Accelerators

Upcoming events

Digital and physical events that put you in the room you need to be in.

Nov 15, 2022 1:00 PM
Global Entrepreneurship Week: Coaching

Are you thinking of launching a new business? Come get free business coaching from a Build in Tulsa expert.

Event Details
Nov 17, 2022 5:30 PM
CDT
Workflow Wednesday - Friendsgiving

Join Lightship and Build in Tulsa for Workflow Wednesday - Friendsgiving Celebration.

Event Details
Nov 18, 2022 12:00 PM
CDT
Global Entrepreneurship Week: Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Attend this panel discussion to hear how others have overcome impostor syndrome to seize success.

Event Details
Nov 19, 2022 10:00 AM
CDT
Global Entrepreneurship Week: Black Men of Entrepreneurship

Come connect, learn, and collaborate with Black men building businesses.

Event Details
Dec 7, 2022 5:30 PM
CDT
Female Founders Pitch Night

Female Founders take to the stage to pitch their ideas for a cash prize.

Event Details
Coming soon

Funders can be doing more to close the racial wealth gap.

Only 2-3% of funding go to Black entrepreneurs. Black women entrepreneurs are more likely to go into personal debt to grow their businesses.

Our Funding Partners

Local and National Partners

Best-in-class partners supporting entrepreneurs at every level and stage.

Build In Tulsa provides entrepreneurs with a network of accelerators, mentoring, education, networking, and direct financial assistance to build community and strategic partnerships.
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Upcoming Programming

Build skills, network, and capital by signing up for our programming

November 15-19
Global Entrepreneurship Week

Build in Tulsa celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week with a series of workshops and events.

Program Details
Global Entrepreneurship Week
December 7th, 2022 at 5:30pm
Female Founders Pitch Competition

Build in Tulsa wants to help you realize your entrepreneurial dreams.

Program Details
Female Founders Pitch Competition
Ongoing
Business Coaching

Get one-on-one coaching with an expert to help put you on a path to develop your business.

Program Details
Business Coaching
Ongoing
Find A Mentor

Designed for early-stage entrepreneurs who want support from seasoned founders and executives.

Program Details
Find A Mentor
Coming Soon
Build Up 3.0

Whether you are starting from the ground up or need a refresher, join us for Build Up, a tech start up school.

Program Details
Build Up 3.0
Nov 1, 2023 5:00 PM
Black Venture Summit

This 3-day summit connects the history of Black Wall Street to the future of Black wealth.

Program Details
Black Venture Summit