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Build Institute at Detroit Startup Week

May 22, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - May 26, 2017 @ 5:00 PM

Join Build Institute at Detroit Startup Week, DSW is a free, 5 day, 100+ Program, 2,000+ attendee celebration that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship.

We’re excited to bring you a variety of topics and programs to help you grow and shape you and your business. From events at the Masonic Temple, to alumni presentations, to a day of programming along the “Bagley Entrepreneurship Corridor”, Build is proud to showcase Detroit’s dynamic entrepreneurial spirit.

Join Build at the Masonic Temple for these sessions:
– 360° Branding, Monday 11am http://sched.co/AfZb
– Have a Business, but Who’s Your Target, Monday 2pm http://sched.co/Afa2
– Momprenuers: Growing Business & Raising a Families, Monday noon http://sched.co/AfOc
– Hire Hacks, Tuesday 4pm http://sched.co/Afa5
– From Walking Up to Calming Down: Life Hacks to get your energy where you need it, Friday 2pm at Masonic Temple http://sched.co/Amgw

Build Alumni Workshops
Come learn from our graduates at these Startup Week sessions!

Danielle Smith- Be Your Own Publicist, Thursday 11am @ Masonic Temple

Karen Thorton- Greetings, Eatings & More, Thursday 3pm @Masonic Temple

Dr. Paul Thomas- Returning Professional Services to Neighborhoods, Monday 2pm @Masonic Temple

Marketplace at Detroit Startup Week featuring Natural Red and Blak Fok Apperal. Thursday, 10-2pm at Masonic Temple

Jane Pierce- From Walking Up to Calming Down: Life Hacks to get your energy where you need it, Friday 2pm at Masonic Temple http://sched.co/Amgw

Small Business Legal Academy & Clinics
Small Business Legal Academy

The Small Business Legal Academy is open to anyone, and it takes place Saturday, May 20, 9:00-12:30 at the Wayne State University Undergraduate Library. There will be four, hands-on panels covering the basic legal issues that business owners need to know. These include:
· Intellectual Property
· Real Estate
· Employment
· Business structure, formation, and funding
You will have the chance to hear from some of Detroit’s leading attorneys. Each panel will include a chance to interact with the speakers and ask questions.
Registration is here: https://detroit.startupweek.co/.

Legal Office Hours/Small Business Legal Clinic

The Small Business Legal Clinic presents an opportunity to get free, confidential advice from a team of expert attorneys. The attorney team will provide advice and guidance on the question the business has. Common legal topics include:

• Choosing a proper business structure
• Leasing or purchasing property
• Employment and independent contractor questions
• Tax issues (sales, payroll, filing)
• Intellectual property
• Contract review

Clinics are Wednesday, May 24, 9-noon at the Mercado and Thursday, May 25, 1-4pm at ChaseBasecamp. You must register through the Detroit Start-Up Week site: https://detroit.startupweek.co/. We will send a follow up email asking to sign-up for an appointment time. Because spots are very limited, businesses should only chose an time-slot if they commit to attending.

Register today! Free! Great networking! Great opportunities to learn how to make your business grow!


May 22, 2017 @ 9:00 AM
May 26, 2017 @ 5:00 PM


Build Institute
2701 Bagley Ave
Detroit, MI 48216 United States