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Weekly Resource #43 NEIdeas

Weekly Resource #43 NEIdeas

Start up businesses get a lot of love in the funding world. We’ve covered such things fairly extensively in previous blog posts. But what about the established businesses that need help growing? It can be hard to come by extra cash to push your business to the next level. NEI is here to help with that. In an effort to cater to the established businesses that have been a part of Detroit for years, NEI …

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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 #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 #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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