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How I Built This Summit
Since 2018, more than 1,300 entrepreneurs have gathered for the How I Built This Summit – an event designed to celebrate the journey of the entrepreneur and community over competition.
In 2021, NPR will reimagine the How I Built This Summit and Fellows Program to bring inspiration and resilience to even more people with direct impact through a one-of-a-kind virtual experience.
With the opportunity for sponsors to program thought leadership sessions and create virtual activations, the Summit is NPR’s most dynamic event sponsorship opportunity.
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How I Built This Summit Attendee Survey, 2018 & 2019
Inspiring Main Stage Interviews
Host Guy Raz in conversation with groundbreaking entrepreneurs sharing their entrepreneurial journey.
In-Depth Breakout Sessions
Tactical learning sessions facilitated by notable entrepreneurs let attendees customize their Summit experience.
Summit attendees will work in virtual groups over four days to develop a business solution to a societal problem.
Discovers, empowers and elevates promising entrepreneurs from underrepresented communities.
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