• Year-End Campaign

    Keeping our program accessible and affordable to everyone is our mission. With your help, we can continue to provide low-cost education and support to aspiring and established entrepreneurs in Metro-Detroit. Please consider donating today!

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  • Ferndale Class Registration

    Are you in Ferndale or planning to open a business there? Winter class registration for Ferndale is open now for Build Basics and GROW Peer Roundtable.

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  • Detroit SOUP joins Build Institute

    Detroit SOUP is a micro-granting dinner celebrating and supporting creative projects in Detroit. For a donation $5 attendees receive soup, salad, bread and a vote and hear from four presentations ranging from art, urban agriculture, social justice, social entrepreneurs, education, technology and more.

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  • Limited Edition Holiday Build Box 2017

    This fall, Build Institute is proud to introduce a carefully curated box of exciting goodies from Detroit-based small businesses.

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We help people turn their business ideas into reality by providing them with the necessary tools, resources, and support network in Detroit. Whether its our classes, networking events, mentorship, or connections to resources we’re here to provide a nurturing community that allows ideas to develop and flourish over time.