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Startup Story Night accepting submissions for Detroit storytelling event

Hosted by Snap Judgment's Glynn Washington, the event will give five local entrepreneurs a chance to tell their story, both the challenges and success, in business. 

Women innovators speak at next High Growth Happy Hour

Two Detroit startups are leading the way and the conversation at our next High Growth Happy Hour on Tuesday, October 25th in Midtown at Traffic Jam & Snug.

TechTown awards ceremony to recognize excellence in entrepreneurship

The Salute! Awards, which takes place on October 13 at TechTown, will recognize standout entrepreneurs.

National startup boom reaches Detroit

Conditions are just right nationally and in Detroit for a startup boom, according to a Detroit Free Press article. And that's exactly what we're seeing.

National business leaders bullish on Detroit, Kresge report indicates

The Kresge Foundation released its "Detroit Reinvestment Index," which gathered data on what national business leaders think about Detroit.

Small businesses multiply, crime declines along Jefferson Avenue corridor

A recent article in Crain's Detroit Business details the rapid growth of five neighborhoods extending along Jefferson Avenue, stretching all the way to the Grosse Pointe border.

Final year of NEI's challenge to grant local businesses a total of $500K

On April 20, the New Economy Initiative kicked-off the third and final year of the NEIdeas challenge, "a two-tiered challenge awarding $500,000 to existing small businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park for their ideas to grow."

Week of events celebrating and supporting Detroit entrepreneurs starts May 2

Detroit Entrepreneur Week (DEW) is a 6-day festival that takes place across three Detroit neighborhoods through events, workshops and seminars.


How to do Small Business Saturday the easy way

Shop Detroit is taking the stress out of holiday shopping by offering free shuttles to Detroit's retail districts on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Slows Bar B Q turns 10

Model D's not the only Detroit institution celebrating its 10th birthday this year. Corktown's Slows Bar B Q turns 10 on Wednesday, September 16, and you're invited to celebrate.

Urban Bean Co., a Capitol Park stalwart, looks for help to modernize equipment

As new businesses move into Capitol Park, the Urban Bean Co. is hoping to secure a crowd-funded, interest free Kiva Zip loan of $5,000 to modernize its equipment and remain competitive with national chains.

Fortune Magazine highlights growth of black women-owned businesses in Detroit

Black women are the fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the country, and Detroiters are helping drive this trend.

Small business in Detroit: a romantic notion, but no picnic

In a recent feature for the Detroit Free Press, John Gallagher reminds us that "it takes more than a clever idea or catchy product to make a go of a small business in Detroit."

Deadline to apply for $10k NEIdeas small business challenge grants is June 4

Last year, the New Economy Initiative and the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation teamed up to award 32 existing small businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park a combined total of over $500,000 for their ideas for growth. This year, a whole new group of time-tested Detroit businesses will receive NEIdeas challenge grants. The deadline to apply is June 4.
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