Build a Business


Build a Business

In just 72 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, love, and pressure that make up the world of business. You will meet the most amazing friends and mentors, along the way building your very own business.

The Schedule

Here's what happens during the fiftysix build a business workshop

Day 1: Team Up and Brainstorm

Got an idea? Share it in the form of a 90 second pitch.


Learn about tablet technology, virtual reality & holograms.

Day 2: Learn & Work


Go out and test your business model - market research (students will be accompanied by facilitators)

Build a prototype - website, application or physical product using a 3D printer or other provided materials.

Day 3: Present & Celebrate

Learn from the best - mentors will be coming in throughout the day to coach you through any challenges

Design a presentation (posters, script and prototype) then share your idea in front of an audience and a panel of judges.