Weekly Resource #35 Macomb-OU Export Series 2014

Weekly Resource #35 Macomb-OU Export Series 2014

Happy 2014! With a new year, there is always a roll out of new and updated resources from the many different providers from around the state. As part of this push, Macomb-OU Incubator has released the 2014 dates for their Export Series. Starting January 9th and continuing every Thursday until January 30th, This series of classes will cover many different topics regarding exporting. The first class in the series titled, Market Entrance: Establishment of Local …

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Weekly Resource #34 GROW Entrepreneure Training

Weekly Resource #34 GROW Entrepreneure Training

Grand Rapids Opportunities for Women was established in 1989 and has  grown into a promising resource for people of all ages, ethnicity, genders, and incomes to utilize in order to pursue a goal of financial independence through entrepreneurship. This non Profit offers many resources ranging from entrepreneur training to financial support and networking. I’ll be focusing on the entrepreneur training resources that GROW offers in this weeks weekly Resource. Firstly, if you are planning on …

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Weekly Resource #33 Pitch Pit

Weekly Resource #33 Pitch Pit

Pitching your business can be nerve-racking. You need to explain your business, its goals, how your are going to reach those goals, what it will cost, etc. etc. All while facing a huge fear that many of us have; public speaking. If there is anything I remember from my high school public speaking class it is to stop fidgeting my hands and saying “um”, but more importantly and to the point, I remember how my …

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Weekly Resource #32 Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation

Weekly Resource #32 Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation

“All employer services are offered at NO COST” is the first line you read on the Detroit Employment Solutions Corporation’s (DESC)  employer support page. This should give you a good idea of the organization’s mission to unite employers with skilled employees in a way that encourages cooperation and networking in the local business community. DECS strives to attract employers by building a network of job seekers. Their multiple workshops and seminars geared around perfecting a …

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Weekly Resource #31 Food Lab Detroit

Weekly Resource #31 Food Lab Detroit

Foodlab is a Detroit organization that aims to accomplish many food-centric goals. Primarily, their aim is to create an environment among the food entrepreneurs of Detroit that facilitates cooperation in order to streamline the city’s growing good food movement. They accomplish this in many ways and since their establishment in 2011, they have continued to regularly introduce new ways for the community to interact and for new food entrepreneurs to develop their business. Foodlab had …

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Happy Thanksgiving!

We here at InsYght have much to be thankful for. We are so grateful for the dedication and support of our partners, for the passion & vision of our entrepreneurial audience, and for the promise of this great city. What are you thankful for? Happy turkey day  to you and yours. From: The InsYght Team

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Weekly Resouce #30 – Small Business Saturday

Weekly Resouce #30 – Small Business Saturday

2013 will mark the third year of Small Business Saturday. American Express established small business Saturday in 2010 on the day following the infamous Black Friday. The purpose of this day is to promote holiday shopping at small businesses. Support small business in your community by doing your shopping on Small Business Saturday. If you are a Small Business owner, take advantage of the resources that American Express has created to support you and your …

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Weekly Resource # 29 Global Entrepreneur Week

Weekly Resource # 29 Global Entrepreneur Week

You have probably already heard of the BizGrid and may even have a copy of it yourself. On November 19th you will have an opportunity to meet the people that created BizGrid and the organizations that are listed on it. BizGrid goes live on the 19th at this event! Be sure not to miss it. Thanks to the support of the New Economy Initiative, this event is free to anyone interested in conducting their business …

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Weekly Resource #28 USPS Every Door Direct Mail

Weekly Resource #28 USPS Every Door Direct Mail

Every Door Direct Mail is a new tool from USPS that is designed to make mass mailings cheaper, more effective, and easier to accomplish. A new feature, EDDM is a one stop shop for your mass mail campaigns. This tool will allow business owners to systematically target their audience and deliver mail to every address within the specified carrier routes. To take advantage of this offer, visit EDDM’s website to get a quote of your …

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Weekly Resource #27 – Detroit Startup Weekend

Weekly Resource #27 – Detroit Startup Weekend

54 hours. That is all you have to work with if you participate in Startup Weekend in Detroit on November 15th. Startup Weekend is a Seattle based non-profit organization that holds events across the globe. In recent years, they have held over 400 events across 100 countries. The goal of every entrepreneur that attends Startup Weekend should be one thing and one thing only, launching a Start up in 54 hours. Everyone is welcome to …

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