Open City: Crowd Power! to explore the benefits of community investment in small business

Open City is a forum for Detroit’s aspiring and established small business owners to learn, network, and exchange information in a fun and lively atmosphere. On Monday, Nov. 17 at Cliff Bell's in downtown Detroit, Open City will explore the power of community investing with the following panel participants:

Amy Haimerl - Crain's Detroit Business (moderator)
Jeff Aronoff, D:hiveSidewalk Ventures
Jay Rayford, Social Sushi Detroit
Melissa Butler, The Lip Bar

The panel discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by a Q&A and casual networking. Get there early because your first drink is gratis. (Please note: The kitchen will be closed.)

Representatives from Michigan Women's FoundationKiva DetroitPatronicity, and 5/3 Bank will be on site to discuss funding options for small businesses.

Follow and add to the conversation by using the hashtags #OpenCity14 and #CrowdPower on social media.

For more information, visit Open City Detroit's Facebook page.
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