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

BOOST Microgrant Program

Does your business need a boost? Apply for our Fall 2022 Microgrant Program! Awards up to $2500 and applications close Monday, September 30, 2022, at 11:59:59.

Program Details
BOOST Microgrant Program
Fall 2022
Build Up Startup School

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 Startup School
September 8th at 5:30PM
Female Founders Pitch Competition

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

Program Details
Female Founders Pitch Competition
Nov. 2nd- 4th 2022
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
Upcoming
Entrepreneurs In Residence

Apply to become a Build in Tulsa Entrepreneur in Residence and receive a free desk and biweekly business coaching.

Program Details
Entrepreneurs In Residence
Dec 1, 2022 9:00 AM
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

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.

Oct 26, 2022 5:30 PM
Workflow Wednesday

Join Lightship and Build in Tulsa for a night of networking. Have a drink, a bite, and connect with others in our entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Event Details
Nov 2, 2022 5:00 PM
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Black Venture Summit

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

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
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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

BOOST Microgrant Program

Does your business need a boost? Apply for our Fall 2022 Microgrant Program! Awards up to $2500 and applications close Monday, September 30, 2022, at 11:59:59.

Program Details
BOOST Microgrant Program
Fall 2022
Build Up Startup School

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 Startup School
September 8th at 5:30PM
Female Founders Pitch Competition

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

Program Details
Female Founders Pitch Competition
Nov. 2nd- 4th 2022
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
Upcoming
Entrepreneurs In Residence

Apply to become a Build in Tulsa Entrepreneur in Residence and receive a free desk and biweekly business coaching.

Program Details
Entrepreneurs In Residence
Dec 1, 2022 9:00 AM
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