• Tough times deserve tough care!

    Are you looking to treat yourself or someone else during these transitional times?

    Purchase your Build Box today!
  • Does your business need funding?

    Learn more about becoming a micro-loan borrower through Kiva to obtain a 0% interest small business loan for up to $10,000.

  • COVID-19 Resouces

    Learn about funding and resources to support you and your business.

    COVID-19 Resources
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.


With entrepreneurs & subject-matter experts

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With business growth courses for all levels

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With retail vending & pop-up opportunities

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With support from local financiers & peer lenders

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Our New Home:

Build Institute has moved to The Corner!

The Corner

BUILD by the Numbers

+ aspiring entrepreneurs graduated from BUILD
BUILD grads represent + zipcodes across metro Detroit
% of BUILD participants are people of color
% of BUILD students are female

Upcoming Events

Nothing from 09/20 to 10/20.