Reserve your FREE community tickets the 2nd-annual Startup Story Night today!

Dec 20, 2017 , - Jan 12, 2018 , 11:59 pm

The New Economy Initiative, in partnership with Model D and The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers, is pleased to present the 2nd-annual Startup Story Night, an evening of entrepreneurs sharing stories of why they love what they do. The event will take place Friday, February 16, at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (doors at 7 p.m., event at 8 p.m.).

Selected from a group of more than 80 submissions, the following entrepreneurs will share their stories:

Hamissi Bamba, co-owner – Baobab Fare
Marlin Williams, founder – Sisters Code
Kim Gamez, founder & CEO – Mi Padrino
Jeanette Pierce, founder – Detroit Experience Factory

The evening will be hosted by Twisted Storytellers founder Satori Shakoor. Presenters will have workshopped their stories with Satori in advance of the event.

NEI is offering a limited number of tickets to the community for FREE! To reserve community tickets, go to Eventbrite and enter the code NEI2018community.

Once community tickets are gone, additional tickets may be purchased through the Twisted Storytellers at

Seating is limited, so reserve your tickets ASAP!