• Great Ideas Start with Build

    Winter 2019 registration is now open! Join a cohort of fellow small business owners and dreamers ready to tackle the tough questions as you begin, or continue, your small business journey.

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  • Help us change lives!

    This winter, Build Institute is launching a new hub/workspace/community center in Corktown in Detroit. You can change the lives of entrepreneurs in Detroit – and bring small businesses to life! – by making a contribution today.

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  • 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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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.