The New Economy Initiative, a special project of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, is a philanthropy-led entrepreneurial development strategy working to build an inclusive network of support for entrepreneurs and small businesses in southeast Michigan.


  • This is an excerpt from Crain's Detroit. For the full article CLICK HERE A new program from the Detroit Economic Growth Corp. aims to chip away at one of the largest barriers for would-be small business owners in the city: financing. As the economic development nonprofit works to build up Detroit's ecosystem of homegrown entrepreneurs through programs such as Motor City Match and Motor City Re-Store, it is seeing how lack of... More...



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  • Jun 21, 2018 , 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Startup Week will host two free legal office hour sessions. Entrepreneurs can meet individually for up to an hour with teams of experienced lawyers... Learn More...