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Press Release: Build Institute continues growth, leaving DDP to become its own autonomous 501c3

Continuing a year of monumental growth, Build Institute, an incubator for small Detroit businesses, will separate from the Downtown Detroit Partnership (DDP) and becoming an autonomous 501c3 starting January 1. Build Institute helps individuals turn business ideas into reality by providing tools, resources and a support network made up of small and aspiring business owners in Detroit.

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Limited Edition Holiday Build Box 2017

A carefully curated box of exciting goodies from Michigan-based businesses will be shipped directly to your door just in time for the holiday season! The Holiday Build Box features a wonderful selection of snacks both sweet and savory, handcrafted soaps and scents as well as box exclusive coupons, special offers, and more! Numbers are limited so order a box or two for yourself and a friend today!

Build Institute Honored by Bank of America

Build Institute is honored to be selected as a 2016 Neighborhood Builder from Bank of America.

Kiva Zip Detroit Update

Kiva Zip Detroit loans have moved to a new home on Kiva.org!

Hundreds Learn About Launching a Social Enterprise in Detroit

Energy, motivation and heart radiate at Social Entrepreneur Day activities.

Build in Huffington Post

Build Institute's Executive Director April Boyle is featured in Huffington Post's article "Why Neighborhood Data Are Vital for Detroit's Full Economic Recovery."

Forward Cities Featured Post from Build’s Executive Director April Boyle

Build's Executive Director April Boyle writes guest feature for Forward Cities called "Asking the Tough Questions: Highlights and Takeaways from the Detroit Forward Cities Convening"

Sidewalk Ventures: Are you ready to start raising community-based investment for your business?

Sidewalk Ventures blog: Are you ready to start raising community-based investment for your business?

It Takes a Village: A case study of collaborative entrepreneurship in Detroit

A case study of collaborative entrepreneurship in Detroit by looking at the path of Sister Pie.