• You can only get the BUILDbox here!

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

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  • Kiva Loans in Detroit

    Looking for small business funding but not sure where to turn? Learn more about becoming a micro-loan borrower through Kiva to obtain a 0% interest small business loan for up to $5,000.

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  • Build Bazaar

    Join us for Build Bazaars all over the city of Detroit! Vending opportunities are available and applications are open!

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  • Great ideas start with Build

    Build Institute is a network of grassroots programs that assist people in turning their project or business idea into reality. We have graduated over 775 aspiring entrepreneurs from our classes, with many starting successful businesses in the city.

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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.