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Small Business Week at Build Institute


April 30, 2019

Join Build Institute and the SBA for a FREE day of workshops to grow and scale your business for maximum impact. May 7, 2019 from 12 pm to 7:30 pm at 2701 Bagley St, Detroit 48216 The day includes valuable business resources and one-on-one consulting to help you take your business to the next level. …more

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In Seen Magazine: Build Institute Expands to Help Detroit Entrepreneurs Grow


April 3, 2019

By Mary Meldrum // April 3, 2019 “Thanks to April Boyle and her vision to support microenterprises and diverse startups, over 350 businesses have opened in Metro Detroit since 2012. And now, it’s Build’s turn to open a new headquarters in Corktown. Boyle, 45, of Pleasant Ridge founded the Build Institute as a nonprofit entrepreneurial incubator. …more

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In Metromode: Detroit-based business incubator graduates first class in Pontiac


March 28, 2019

“The inaugural class of the Build Basics Pontiac course celebrated its graduation this past Monday, March 25. The Detroit-based small business incubator Build Institute partnered with Flagstar Bank and T. Ramsey and Associates to bring its introductory course to Pontiac. A total of 18 graduates completed the eight-week class. Tameka Ramsey, owner of consulting firm …more

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On Business Builders Show: Building Inclusive Entrepreneurship in Detroit: April Boyle, Founder, Build Institute


March 19, 2019

The Business Builders Show with Marty Wolff on C-Suite Radio is for entrepreneurs, business owners and business leaders. The mission of the show is to inform, inspire, educate and entertain our business audience. Show guests are best-selling authors, top professional speakers, CEOs and business leaders from some of the top companies in America. Show host, …more

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In Crain’s Detroit Business: Build Institute expands reach in Michigan, Midwest


March 17, 2019

By Sherri Welch // March 17, 2019 “Detroit-based Build Institute has licensed its basic entrepreneurial education curriculum to a Fort Wayne, Ind., group working to develop an entrepreneurial system there. At the same time, it’s expanding its classes and select entrepreneur support programs to other cities in Southeast Michigan, starting with Pontiac and Hazel Park. …more

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Press Release: Record-Breaking Attendance for First-Ever Build Basics Pontiac Course


March 15, 2019

(PONTIAC, MI) – On Monday, March 25, Detroit-based small business incubator Build Institute celebrated the 18 graduates of the first-ever Build Basics Pontiac class. Build partnered with Flagstar Bank and T. Ramsey and Associates to bring this resource to small businesses and entrepreneurs located in Pontiac, Michigan. By piloting this core course in Pontiac, and …more

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In Crain’s Detroit Business: For Capital, Think Beyond Traditional


March 3, 2019

By April Boyle // March 3, 2019 “To the Editor: We were very excited to read “Capital for minority, women entrepreneurs increases but still a struggle to access” and to read the Eckblad Group’s Capital Access report that sparked the story. This is such important work and we are glad for the new learnings and attention on …more

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In model D: Business support organization the Build Institute expands to old Tigers site


November 6, 2018

By Aaron Mondry // NOVEMBER 06, 2018 “New businesses often need a lot of support to be successful. Space to work and test out ideas, technical assistance, and opportunities to network, to name a few. Business incubator the Build Institute is looking to create a space which will offer all these services and more. Called The Corner, …more

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Press Release: Build Institute and City of Ferndale Hosted First-Ever Ferndale SOUP


June 27, 2018

Build Institute and City of Ferndale Hosted First-Ever Ferndale SOUP Micro-Granting Dinner Brought Crowdfunding, Democracy and Community Development to Ferndale LAW FIRM 2 GO Won Support from Level One Bank, Build Institute and Extended Ferndale Community   (FERNDALE, MI) – On Thursday, June 27, Detroit-based small business incubator Build Institute partnered with the City of …more

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In dbusiness: The Corner Mixed-use Development Gets Underway at old Tiger Stadium Site in Detroit


May 8, 2018

By Grace Turner // May 8, 2018 “Larson Realty Group in Detroit, the City of Detroit, and several partners today broke ground on The Corner, a $30-million mixed-use development on the former Tiger Stadium site in Detroit’s Corktown district. The four-story project will include apartment and retail space fronting on Michigan Ave., immediately west of …more

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