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Detroit Entrepreneur Week SOUP

  • Build Institute 2701 Bagley Avenue Detroit, MI, 48216 United States (map)


Detroit SOUP together with Build Institute, the Detroit Entrepreneur Week Committee, & Build grad Peace Meal Kitchen bring you a special Detroit Entrepreneur Week SOUP dinner with a curated group of unique entrepreneurs who will be pitching in classic SOUP style.

At the event attendees will enjoy an Iranian style dinner provided by Peace Meal, share resources, enjoy good company, and vote on which entrepreneur they think would benefit the most. At the end of the evening we count ballots and the winner will go home with the money raised to carry out their entrepreneurial dreams. Will you be a part of their small business journey and help catapult them into their next phase?

Advance tickets are strongly encouraged! Visit dewsoup16.eventbrite.comto purchase yours today!

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Detroit SOUP
SOUP’S mission is to promote community-based development through crowdfunding, creativity, collaboration, democracy, trust and fun. Through micro granting dinner celebrations they provide a platform for entrepreneurs across Detroit to gain access to funding and share their ideas with the community. Learn more at

Build Institute
Build helps people turn their business ideas into reality by providing them with the necessary tools, resources, and support network in Detroit. To date, they have graduated over 770 aspiring and experienced entrepreneurs from their classes, many of whom have gone on to start successful businesses in the city. In addition to classes, they offer networking events, mentorship, connections to resources and a nurturing community that allows ideas to develop and flourish over time. Learn more at

Peace Meal Kitchen
Peace Meal Kitchen is low-profit organization dedicated to educating diners on regions that either misrepresented by the media in the United States or are in political turmoil with the US government. Their hope is to create awareness around the diverse range of cultures that exist within the Detroit community and initiate meaningful discussion regarding cultural misconceptions. In the spirit of their mission, the majority of profits from each event are donated to a non-profit dedicated to the betterment of citizens in the country of focus. Learn more at

Detroit Entrepreneur Week
Detroit Entrepreneur Week is the city’s leading small business conference and festival that celebrates National Small Business Week from May 1- May 7, 2016. DEW is hosting a series of activities ranging from panel discussions, free workshops, networking events, and entrepreneurial showcases. Guided by the belief that neighborhood based businesses are essential to the health and vitality of our communities, Detroit Entrepreneur Week partners work together to unleash ideas and doing what it takes to bring them to life—spotting opportunities, exchanging ideas, solving problems, being creative and building connections to learn from both failure and success. Learn more at