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The Entrepreneurship Center’s “Make it Real!” program includes a series of curated videos and resources focusing on the entrepreneurial mindset. Complete your trainings by attending in-person workshops based on your industry of choice. The sessions will be held at Washtenaw Community College, and facilitated by experts in their industries.

We will discuss the steps and strategy required to scale your business from home-based to retail-ready. Participants will learn about the compliance requirements for distributing to small and large retailers and how to optimize for growth along the way.

Speaker: Autumn Kyles
Autumn, founder of Proxie, is a community leader, serial entrepreneur, and business enthusiast. As co-founder and CEO of Detroit Dough, an edible cookie dough manufacturer, Autumn led her business from idea to 6-figure venture in less than one year. Today, Detroit Dough has made over $300,000 in sales, about 70,000 cups of cookie dough sold. She has also won over $425,000 in funding for her business from brands like Quicken Loans (Detroit Demo Day) Samuel Adams, Michigan Women Forward and others.