Etsy Craft Entrepreneurship






We are proud to be partnering with Etsy to bring Etsy’s Craft Entrepreneurship Program (CEP) to Detroit, a micro-business training for underemployed, low-income adults with existing creative skills.

Students participate in a 5-week, 12-hour training program that guide them through becoming craft entrepreneurs. They learn the basics of starting and running an online business, including pricing, basic accounting, product photography, and marketing. The program utilizes Etsy’s platform for selling creative goods as the real-world learning lab and leverages Build Institute’s expertise in facilitating business development courses and connecting entrepreneurs to relevant local resources.

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Check out some of our facilitators’ and graduates’ Etsy stores!

Letizia (facilitator): Letizietta

Yolanda (facilitator): TheDTheJewelry



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