6 articles Tag Detroit

Weekly Resource #37 Junction 440

Weekly Resource #37 Junction 440

We’ve covered incubators before, specifically, the University of Michigan’s Incubator in Flint. I always enjoy hearing about new incubators, which seems to be happening more and more regularly as of late. Incubators are popping up left and right to cater to all of the different business areas that you may find yourself entering as an entrepreneur. One Incubator that caught my eye was Junction 440, Techtown’s most recent addition to their collection of business resources.  …

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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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Weekly Resource #19 – Detroit Kitchen Connect

Weekly Resource #19 – Detroit Kitchen Connect

As you are well aware of, opening a business is risky. The amount of overhead required to open a brick and mortar store-front is immense to say the least. This is especially true for those of you who are opening a food business. The additional equipment needed to run a successful food business that meets the customer’s needs and the state’s health regulations, adds a lot to the cost of opening. Kitchen Connect aims to …

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Weekly Resource #14 – Detroit BizGrid

Weekly Resource #14 – Detroit BizGrid

Imagine a single document that lists the business resources and their providers that exist in Detroit. Sounds pretty awesome right? Well imagining such a document is no longer required. The Detroit BizGrid is exactly that and more. Combine the aggregate knowledge of 5 local entrepreneurial support organizations, (including ourselves, Techtown, Bizdom, D:Hive, and the DEGC) with the demand for an easy to use list of resource provider contact information and their offered resources, and you …

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Entrepreneur Video Spotlight: Detroit Surf Co.

Dave Tuzinowski tells his story of how the idea for a Detroit based surf company was formed and what he did to make it into the business it is today. Be sure to visit Detroit Surf Co. at their website to check out their gear!

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Weekly Resource #6 – Inner City Capital Connections

Weekly Resource #6 – Inner City Capital Connections

Is your small business in an economically distressed city? Inner City Capital Connections (ICCC) is a free, national program designed to help you access the capital necessary to achieve sustainable growth & provide employment opportunities for residents. Brought to you by the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC), ICCC provides financial education and peer-to-peer mentoring for investment-ready companies and facilitates relationships with debt & equity providers and business strategy experts.  Participants gain practice and a …

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