The New Economy Initiative, a special project of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, is the largest philanthropy-led economic development initiative working to build a regional network of support for entrepreneurs and small businesses.


  • New initiative called Startup Story Night scheduled for January. Applications accepted through Dec. 9. By Matthew Dolan, Detroit Free Press Build a business? Now might be the time to tell your story to a wider audience. Southeast Michigan Startup and the New Economy Initiative is seeking submissions for Startup Story Night, a first-ever storytelling event for metro Detroit entrepreneurs to take place next year. The event Jan.... More...



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