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Entrepreneur Training

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Applications for Fall 2019 Entrepreneur Training are now closed.

Fall 2019 applicants will be hearing from ProsperUS in the coming weeks. Thank you for your patience.

Get notifications for Spring 2020 Entrepreneur Training.

Applications will be available soon, thank you for your interest!

The ProsperUS Detroit Entrepreneur Training program utilizes a place-based focus to economic development. In collaboration with Community Partners in specific areas in the city seen as having barriers to economic development and stability, we offer a comprehensive, 20-week entrepreneur training program that helps participants realize their potential and develop a business plan. Through this program, we look to our entrepreneurs to be examples, leaders, and potentially employers, in these communities as business owners.

Who We Serve

Our Entrepreneur Training participants are Detroit residents who plan to, or currently, have a business in our target geographies in the city. We accommodate all ages and stages of entrepreneurs, and if we find that our program will not serve you best, we are able to make recommendations for other supports in the community. Working directly with Community Partners, we strive to help participants find a network that works with them to achieve their dreams.

Through a scholarship, Detroit residents are able to take the class for $75 or $150 depending on their household income – our classes are valued at nearly $800. We are passionate about serving neighbors and developing leaders in the community.

TARGET GEOGRAPHIES: (For a more detailed view, please click on the map below.)

ProsperUS Detroit Open for Business Map - Target Geographies

Have questions about the ProsperUS Detroit Entrepreneur Training? Find the FAQ page here.

Apply to ProsperUS Detroit

ProsperUS Detroit accepts applications to the Entrepreneur Training program on a continual basis. As new classes approach, we will reach out to applicants to gather more information and schedule interviews. If you’re interested in our program, please sign up to receive an application or visit one of our Community Partners.

To learn more, please contact ProsperUS Detroit.

Para una descripción general de ProsperUS Detroit en español, visite la página.

Para aplicar en español favor bajar la aplicación, imprime la solicitud y envié a 2835 Bagley, Suite 800, Detroit, MI 48216. También es aceptable entregar la aplicación en persona, nuestra oficina está ubicada en el segundo piso en el mismo edificio de la Secretaria del Estado.

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