Drive to Hire Workshop Series: Session 2

University of Detroit Mercy 4001 West McNichols, Detroit, MI

Our Drive to Hire Workshop Series presented by JP Morgan Chase in partnership with The Pllus Group and EverythingHr is a series of three in-depth and interactive workshops which will help business owners improve record keeping practices, critically assess the financial health of their business and prepare them to hire their first employee(s). AUG 14:…

Chow: The Ice Cream Edition

TechTown Detroit

We all scream for ice cream! Join us for a watch-and-learn demo with Retail Boot Camp grad, Christopher Reilly, founder/owner of Reilly Craft Creamery. Learn how to make ice cream without an ice cream maker. You’ll leave with an ice cream base ready for your freezer. Everyone gets a scoop of Reilly’s premium product to…

$10

The SHOP

TechTown Detroit

Join us for our monthly retail pop-up featuring a variety of local goods and services. Check Facebook for details on vendors as they’re announced. Interested in becoming a vendor? Apply online here.

Drive to Hire Workshop Series: Session 3

University of Detroit Mercy 4001 West McNichols, Detroit, MI

Our Drive to Hire Workshop Series presented by JP Morgan Chase in partnership with The Pllus Group and EverythingHr is a series of three in-depth and interactive workshops which will help business owners improve record keeping practices, critically assess the financial health of their business and prepare them to hire their first employee(s). AUG 21:…

Howard & Howard Legal Series

TechTown Detroit

Our partners and legal experts from Howard and Howard Law are back again this year to present key information every entrepreneur and small business needs to know. Class size is intentionally kept small so you can ask the questions you need answers to. H+H attorneys are extremely knowledgeable and highly qualified, but present the topics…

Grand Circus Intro to Coding Workshop

TechTown Detroit

This Intro to Coding workshop is a free workshop designed for folks who are curious about coding, but who have little to no experience. This workshop is the perfect class to learn the programming foundations needed to eventually build a website or mobile app. While you won't leave the workshop a developer, you will leave…

Meet The Experts Reception

TechTown Detroit

Join us for our Meet the Experts reception. As part of our Ask An Expert series, guests will have the opportunity to meet TechTown’s professional services experts in person. And—for you Experts, get to know each other! Mix and mingle with pros from the finance, health care, legal, marketing, tech and venture capital communities. Learn…

Drive to Hire Workshop Series

Mash Detroit 14711 Mack Ave, Detroit, MI, United States

Our Drive to Hire Workshop Series is presented by JP Morgan Chase in partnership with The Pllus Group and EverythingHR. Designed to be taken in succession, this series of three in-depth, interactive workshops will help business owners improve record-keeping practices, critically assess the financial health of their business and prepare them to hire their first employee(s).…

Retail Boot Camp Showcase

TechTown Detroit

TechTown's 2017 Retail Boot Camp comes to a close with our Showcase Night! Be the first to see the newest small businesses ready to burst onto the retail scene. Check them out in our Showcase Marketplace and find out who will walk away with our Kickstart Awards, which will help five new businesses secure their…

Detroit Design Festival & TechTown present Good Design is Good Business

TechTown Detroit

Jeevak Badve, VP Strategic Growth at Sundberg Ferar, presents "Good Design is Good Business." This hands-on talk is geared toward start-ups, inventors and entrepreneurs. Design is everywhere you look—in those everyday objects you touch: a tooth brush, a coffee maker, a lawn mower, a Playstation, your shoes, that bicycle helmet—everything around you. We are surrounded…

Paying Yourself and Your Employees

TechTown Detroit

Please join Shayne Gleason with Bank of America and Megan Walsh with ADP for an informative session around properly managing payroll taxes, compliance, and Human Resources for new or existing businesses. You will learn about the responsibilities of the employer in regards to payroll taxes, record keeping, and HR processes, and we will cover some…

Toast of the Town

TechTown Detroit

A celebration of Detroit entrepreneurship. Join us and our 400 guests for a fabulous strolling dinner, signature cocktails and musical entertainment. Our Salute Awards will recognize a few rock stars in our entrepreneurial ecosystem: an Entrepreneur of the Year, a Small Business Champion and up-and-comers from TechTown’s Labs and Blocks programs. Visit our small business Marketplace—yes, you can shop!—and win…

$50 – $100

SWOT City: Howard + Howard Quarterly Legal Series

TechTown Detroit

Key Issues in Negotiating and Drafting Operating Agreements Every entity is governed by a particular set of documents. For LLCs, the operating agreement not only dictates the relationship between the business and its owners, but also often times among the owners as well. Come learn some of the key issues that apply to operating agreements…

4 P’s of Popping-Up: A Strategic Approach to Your Market Season

A strategic approach to your market season can increase both your brand awareness and revenue generation. Please join Mary Aviles of Connect 4 Insight in this interactive workshop covering the “4 P’s of Popping-Up”: price, product, packaging, and promotion. Topics include: - how to create your own pop-up opportunities - how to research and develop…

The SHOP @TechTown

TechTown Detroit

Join us for our monthly retail pop up. Bring a couple of friends. You never know what you’ll discover! As always, we'll be selecting a variety of local goods and services. This month's vendors are:  Sharp Ties And Accessories Ask Jennyfer Scarlet Crane Creations Eartha's Natural, LLC Fancy My Sweets Lotus Essences

The SHOP @TechTown

TechTown Detroit

If you can’t get enough of the indie shopping events around town—we’ve got more! We’re expanding our regular Friday pop-up retail shop for the holidays right here at TechTown! Enjoy a wider selection from a couple of favorites and take a gander at some newcomers. The SHOP runs 11am to 3pm each Friday.

Winter Art and Retail Market

Wayne State University

The WINTER ART AND RETAIL MARKET is a fun and festive pop-up holiday marketplace featuring 50 vendors, a family-friendly photo op, and free KIND snacks. The 2nd annual WARM is produced by TechTown and Wayne State University as part of NOEL NIGHT. Stop in and shop—you’ll be supporting local entrepreneurs and WSU students! Participating VENDORS…

The SHOP @TechTown

TechTown Detroit

If you can’t get enough of the indie shopping events around town—we’ve got more! We’re expanding our regular Friday pop-up retail shop for the holidays right here at TechTown! Enjoy a wider selection from a couple of favorites and take a gander at some newcomers. The SHOP runs 11am to 3pm each Friday.

The SHOP @TechTown

TechTown Detroit

If you can’t get enough of the indie shopping events around town—we’ve got more! We’re expanding our regular Friday pop-up retail shop for the holidays right here at TechTown! Enjoy a wider selection from a couple of favorites and take a gander at some newcomers. The SHOP runs 11am to 3pm each Friday.

DTX Launch Detroit 2018 Info Session

TechTown Detroit

HEY YOU! YES, YOU! What’s better than a summer internship? Getting paid to launch your own tech startup! Sound interesting?! Check out Launch Detroit, an intensive 10-week summer accelerator designed specifically to help college students and recent grads explore their entrepreneurial dreams—complete with a stipend and more! Come to our info session to learn more. We'll…

Retail Boot Camp 2018 Info Session 1

TechTown Detroit

Retail Boot Camp is an intense, highly customized program that prepares serious entrepreneurs with strong retail concepts for the successful launch of their brick-and-mortar business in a Detroit commercial district. The program enables an entrepreneur’s success not only through training but also through access to critical start-up capital, affordable space and ongoing business support. Register…

Meet the Experts Reception

TechTown Detroit

Our Ask An Expert program and professional services network have been growing! Help us recap a great year and get 2018 off and running. We'll recognize a few standouts, too. Guests will have the opportunity to meet TechTown’s professional services experts in person. And—for you Experts, get to know each other! Mix and mingle with…

The SHOP @ TechTown

TechTown Detroit

The SHOP is TechTown’s monthly retail pop-up, held in our first-floor community space. The SHOP hosts a variety of fine goods from small businesses in TechTown’s Retail Services and SWOT City programs, as well as other independent local retailers. Lunch pop-up vendor feature and massage services from Beauty and BodyWorks Mini Spa. Celebrate the end…

Retail Boot Camp Info Session

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Retail Boot Camp is an intense, highly customized program that prepares serious entrepreneurs with strong retail concepts for the successful launch of their brick-and-mortar business in a Detroit commercial district. The program enables an entrepreneur’s success not only through training but also through access to critical start-up capital, affordable space and ongoing business support. Register for…

Retail Boot Camp Info Session

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

Retail Boot Camp is an intense, highly customized program that prepares serious entrepreneurs with strong retail concepts for the successful launch of their brick-and-mortar business in a Detroit commercial district. The program enables an entrepreneur’s success not only through training but also through access to critical start-up capital, affordable space and ongoing business support. Register for…

Detroit FinTech Challenge Kickoff + Info Session

TechTown Detroit

Come learn about this hacker weekend and pitch competition in Financial Technology (FinTech)! Discover the Challenge Statements and see how YOUR ideas could be part of the solution for real-world challenges in the financial, payments, banking and insurance sectors.

DTX Launch Detroit 2018 Info Session

TechTown Detroit

HEY YOU! YES, YOU! What’s better than a summer internship? Getting paid to launch your own tech startup! Sound interesting?! Check out Launch Detroit, an intensive 10-week summer accelerator designed specifically to help college students and recent grads explore their entrepreneurial dreams—complete with a stipend and more! Come to our info session to learn more. We'll…

Neighborhood Small Business Legal Workshop Series- Northwest

Cutz Lounge 19655 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI, United States

Have you started or are you planning to start a community business or organization? Do you want to know how you can comply with the law now and in the future? This workshop provides both an overview of the different legal forms that your organization could take and also information on how to ensure compliance…

Garage Talk: Turning The Corner w/ Data Driven Detroit

TechTown Detroit

Join us as we take a deep dive into data and collected stories on shared experiences in two Detroit's Southwest and North End neighborhoods. Data Driven Detroit has spent the last year and a half gathering and analyzing data and conducting resident interviews and focus groups, representing the realities of neighborhood change in as close…

The SHOP @ TechTown

TechTown Detroit

The SHOP is TechTown’s monthly retail pop-up, held in our first-floor community space. The SHOP hosts a variety of fine goods from small businesses in TechTown’s Retail Services and SWOT City programs, as well as other independent local retailers. Lunch pop-up vendor feature and massage services from Beauty and BodyWorks Mini Spa. Celebrate the end…

Neighborhood Small Business Legal Workshop Series- Northeast

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

FORMING YOUR FOR-PROFIT, NONPROFIT, OR SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & WORKING WITH INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS Do you know the legal difference between independent contractors and employees? Want to start a community organization, small business, or social enterprise? This presentation provides easy to understand explanations of confusing legal topics for people looking to better their community through business. The…

Retail Boot Camp Info Session

TechTown Detroit

Retail Boot Camp is an intense, highly customized program that prepares serious entrepreneurs with strong retail concepts for the successful launch of their brick-and-mortar business in a Detroit commercial district. The program enables an entrepreneur’s success not only through training but also through access to critical start-up capital, affordable space and ongoing business support. Register for…

Motown Museum Presents: Black Legacy

TechTown Detroit

Join the Motown Museum as they discuss the history and importance of black family businesses in Detroit. Hear the stories of the Gordy, Cole, Mays and Thomas families and get expert advice from TechTown's Paul Riser Jr.

Networking for Introverts

TechTown Detroit

Networking. We all have to do it at some point. Do you dread small talk? Does the thought of walking into a bustling room make your palms clammy? We’re here to help. We’re pleased to host Colleen Cartwright from Matrix Theatre Company for a workshop-and-networking gathering. Using techniques from the theater world, you’ll learn how…

Candid Conversations and Code

TechTown Detroit

Lines of code. Live by the code. Crack the code. Candid Conversations & Code aims to tackle it all: technology, diversity, inclusion and entrepreneurship. Up first is one of most famous entrepreneurial ventures in Detroit’s history—Motown! We’ll talk with Robin Terry, Chairwoman and CEO of the Motown Museum. Hear about the history of the company,…

DTX Launch Detroit 2018 Info Session

TechTown Detroit

HEY YOU! YES, YOU! What’s better than a summer internship? Getting paid to launch your own tech startup! Sound interesting?! Check out Launch Detroit, an intensive 10-week summer accelerator designed specifically to help college students and recent grads explore their entrepreneurial dreams—complete with a stipend and more! Come to our info session to learn more. We'll…

Pitch Club-Grand Rapids

Start Garden 40 Pearl NW, Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Pitch club is a unique mentoring and funding program hosted across the state of Michigan in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Grand Rapids. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. The events are meant to educate, network, inspire and provide valuable experiences for being…

The SHOP @ TechTown

TechTown Detroit

The SHOP is TechTown’s monthly retail pop-up, held in our first-floor community space. The SHOP hosts a variety of fine goods from small businesses in TechTown’s Retail Services and SWOT City programs, as well as other independent local retailers. Lunch pop-up vendor feature and massage services from Beauty and BodyWorks Mini Spa. Celebrate the end…

IoT Tech Connect Conference and Pitch Competition

Troy Marriot Center 200 W. Big Beaver Rd., Troy, MI, United States

IoT Tech Connect and Kyyba Innovations have partnered to bring the IoT Pitch Competition to IoT Tech Connect, Michigan’s largest conference for IoT (Internet of Things) entrepreneurs.  The contest will take place from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 4, at the Troy Marriott.

Detroit FinTech Challenge

TechTown Detroit

The Detroit Fintech Challenge is a competition that unites key players in the Fintech ecosystem to generate enduring solutions to the biggest challenges and major concerns in the financial, payments, banking, and insurance sectors. Through the Fintech Challenge Pitch Competition, early-stage companies will be given a theme/ challenge statement category. Finalists from each "challenge statement…

Hacking Health

St. Clair College 2000 Talbot Street West- Dr. John A. Strasser Student Life Centre, Windsor, Ontario, Canada

Pitch Club-Ann Arbor

University of Michigan Law School 701 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI, United States

Pitch club is a unique mentoring and funding program hosted across the state of Michigan in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Grand Rapids. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. The events are meant to educate, network, inspire and provide valuable experiences for being…

MedHealth Summit

garden theatre 3929 Woodward, Detroit, MI, United States

MedHealth convenes innovators, providers, payers, funders, health systems, economic developers, and businesses to accelerate innovative solutions that improve quality of care in Southeast Michigan and Southwest Ontario. MedHealth supports activities on both sides of the border that grow the medical device and digital health entrepreneurial ecosystem; contributes to the growth and retention of business, talent,…

Disruptive Innovation in Health Care

TechTown Detroit

Hear from local entrepreneurs on how innovations are disrupting the healthcare market. Learn how experts started, built and grew these innovations and businesses and discuss challenges and opportunities.

Garage Talk: The Transit Talk

TechTown Detroit

Join us as we explore the impact of transit on startups and small businesses--where it's located, how it moves people, where it moves them to. There’s lots of talk about public transit's role in attracting and retaining talent. True in Detroit? We’re about a year into streetcars and bike share—let’s check in. Plenty of time…

The SHOP @ TechTown

TechTown Detroit

The SHOP is TechTown’s monthly retail pop-up, held in our first-floor community space. The SHOP hosts a variety of fine goods from small businesses in TechTown’s Retail Services and SWOT City programs, as well as other independent local retailers. Lunch pop-up vendor feature and massage services from Beauty and BodyWorks Mini Spa. Celebrate the end…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: East Jefferson

Jefferson East Inc. 300 River Place Dr. #5250, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront along the East Jefferson corridor, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

2018 Southwest Detroit: SWOT City Bilingual Open Office Hours: (Horas de Consulta Bilingüe)

Ford Research and Engagement Center at the Mexicantown Mercado 2826 Bagley St., Detroit

Are you an entrepreneur with a business idea or a storefront in the Southwest Detroit area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections? Sign up for TechTown Detroit’s SWOT City Open Office Hours…

Retail Boot Camp Info Session

TechTown Detroit

Retail Boot Camp is an intense, highly customized program that prepares serious entrepreneurs with strong retail concepts for the successful launch of their brick-and-mortar business in a Detroit commercial district. The program enables an entrepreneur’s success not only through training but also through access to critical start-up capital, affordable space and ongoing business support. Register for…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Brightmoor

Old Redford Resource Center 17405 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Brightmoor, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Osborn

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Osborn, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

SMAMi Lunch and Learn

TechTown Detroit

Join the Social Media Association of Michigan for a Lunch and Learn where Joel Heckaman will discuss social analytics for community management. Taking a deep dive into best practices and shortcuts.

SWOT City Open Office Hours: Grandmont Rosedale

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the Grandmont Rosedale area, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Candid Conversations & Code: Brothers Code

TechTown Detroit

Lines of code. Live by the code. Crack the code. Candid Conversations & Code aims to tackle it all: technology, diversity, inclusion and entrepreneurship. Join us for a special Sisters Code hands-on coding workshop for fathers, sons, granddads, uncles, nephews, Big Brothers/Little Brothers, mentors/mentees and best buds. Guys, come ready to learn! Bring a laptop and dive…

Startup Lunch Hour: The Road to Raising Venture Capital

TechTown Detroit

There is definitely not one sole avenue to attracting capital for your business. For instance, what types of funding are you trying to attract? Angel, friends & family or traditional VC? As you enter meetings with funders, what needs to be prepared and presented -- business plan, executive summary, slide deck, etc...? As you buildout…

Pitch Club Detroit

Bodman PLC 1901 Saint Antoine Street, Detroit, MI, United States

Pitch club is a unique mentoring and funding program hosted across the state of Michigan in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Grand Rapids. Pitch Club has ongoing monthly events that provide entrepreneurs the opportunity to learn from seasoned entrepreneurs and investors. The events are meant to educate, network, inspire and provide valuable experiences for being…

Retail Boot Camp Info Session

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Retail Boot Camp is an intense, highly customized program that prepares serious entrepreneurs with strong retail concepts for the successful launch of their brick-and-mortar business in a Detroit commercial district. The program enables an entrepreneur’s success not only through training but also through access to critical start-up capital, affordable space and ongoing business support. Register for…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Mack Avenue

Eastside Community Network 4401 Conner St., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront on Mack Avenue, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Retail Boot Camp Showcase: Spring 2018

TechTown Detroit

TechTown's Retail Boot Camp: Spring 2018 comes to a close with our Showcase Night! Be the first to see the newest small businesses ready to burst onto the retail scene. Check them out in our Showcase Marketplace and find out who will walk away with our $5,000 Kickstart Awards, which will help five new businesses secure their…

Rock Your Guac 2018: The TechTown Throw Down

TechTown Detroit

You asked for it. You got it. Your love of guacamole apparently knows no bounds. The ultimate guacamole competition is back! Professionals and amateurs will vie for bragging rights and prizes. You’ll be the judge in a People’s Choice decision. $10 gets you all-you-can-eat guacamole and chips and salsa from M Cantina, beer and a complimentary…

MIT Solveathon

TechTown Detroit

MIT’s Solve initiative, in partnership with General Motors, will be hosting a Solveathon on June 8th from 9am-3pm at TechTown Detroit. The event will be facilitated by MIT Solve staff and focus on refining great ideas from the Detroit community in response to Solve’s Teachers & Educators and Work of the Future challenges. MIT Solve…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Brightmoor

Old Redford Resource Center 17405 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Brightmoor, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Osborn

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Osborn, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: East Jefferson

Jefferson East Inc. 300 River Place Dr. #5250, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront along the East Jefferson corridor, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

2018 Southwest Detroit: SWOT City Bilingual Open Office Hours: (Horas de Consulta Bilingüe)

Ford Research and Engagement Center at the Mexicantown Mercado 2826 Bagley St., Detroit

Are you an entrepreneur with a business idea or a storefront in the Southwest Detroit area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections? Sign up for TechTown Detroit’s SWOT City Open Office Hours…

Retail Boot Camp Info Session

TechTown Detroit

Retail Boot Camp is an intense, highly customized program that prepares serious entrepreneurs with strong retail concepts for the successful launch of their brick-and-mortar business in a Detroit commercial district. The program enables an entrepreneur’s success not only through training but also through access to critical start-up capital, affordable space and ongoing business support. Register for…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: Grandmont Rosedale

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the Grandmont Rosedale area, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Retail Boot Camp Info Session

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

Retail Boot Camp is an intense, highly customized program that prepares serious entrepreneurs with strong retail concepts for the successful launch of their brick-and-mortar business in a Detroit commercial district. The program enables an entrepreneur’s success not only through training but also through access to critical start-up capital, affordable space and ongoing business support. Register for…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Mack Avenue

Eastside Community Network 4401 Conner St., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront on Mack Avenue, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Social Media Day Detroit 2018

TechTown Detroit

Join the Social Media Association of Michigan on Saturday, June 30 for Mashable's 9th annual Social Media Day! Our goal is to bring together business professionals, innovators, influencers and enthusiasts for an opportunity to connect their online networks offline, in a face-to-face setting, bringing communities closer together. The event will begin with panels focusing on…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Brightmoor

Old Redford Resource Center 17405 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Brightmoor, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Osborn

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Osborn, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

2018 Southwest Detroit: SWOT City Bilingual Open Office Hours: (Horas de Consulta Bilingüe)

Ford Research and Engagement Center at the Mexicantown Mercado 2826 Bagley St., Detroit

Are you an entrepreneur with a business idea or a storefront in the Southwest Detroit area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections? Sign up for TechTown Detroit’s SWOT City Open Office Hours…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: East Jefferson

Jefferson East Inc. 300 River Place Dr. #5250, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront along the East Jefferson corridor, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: Grandmont Rosedale

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the Grandmont Rosedale area, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Candid Conversations & Code: Coding Through Barriers

TechTown Detroit

Supporting Special Abilities & Needs Programmers With today's ever-changing technology-reliant world, join us for an all hands on deck "Think Aloud" conversation about dyslexia, autism spectrum disorder and ADHD. We will address common misconceptions associated with these exceptionalities and the strengths that steer them. Next, we'll explore how special or vulnerable populations, including those with…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Mack Avenue

Eastside Community Network 4401 Conner St., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront on Mack Avenue, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Everything is a Presentation by Michael Angelo Caruso

TechTown Detroit

Michael Angelo Caruso teaches people how to be better speakers.  He is a valued communication consultant to companies and organizations all over the world. Michael has delivered thousands of paid presentations and keynote speeches on the subjects of leadership, selling, customer service and presentation skills. He has spoken in Europe, Africa, Asia, Latin America, South America, the…

The SHOP

Join us for our monthly retail pop up. Bring a couple of friends. You never know what you’ll discover! Check out this month's vendors: Scarlet Crane Creations, PKSA Karate Detroit, Susan's Tart Shop, Beauty Bar Organics, Hustlers Wife and Tonya's Treasured Trophies.

HTS: Live from Detroit!

Wayne State Industry Innovation Center 461 Burroughs, Detroit, MI, United States

Emerging Mobility, Connectivity, and Autonomous Technologies Virtual Startup Pitch Event  This live conference and webinar is hosted by the Michigan Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society (LES), TechTown and AutoHarvest. We'll gather leading minds on technology sourcing, transfer, and licensing from around the world to hear a series of five vetted startup companies' pitches. Watch from your desktop or…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Brightmoor

Old Redford Resource Center 17405 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Brightmoor, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Osborn

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Osborn, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: East Jefferson

Jefferson East Inc. 300 River Place Dr. #5250, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront along the East Jefferson corridor, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

2018 Southwest Detroit: SWOT City Bilingual Open Office Hours: (Horas de Consulta Bilingüe)

Ford Research and Engagement Center at the Mexicantown Mercado 2826 Bagley St., Detroit

Are you an entrepreneur with a business idea or a storefront in the Southwest Detroit area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections? Sign up for TechTown Detroit’s SWOT City Open Office Hours…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: Grandmont Rosedale

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the Grandmont Rosedale area, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Mack Avenue

Eastside Community Network 4401 Conner St., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront on Mack Avenue, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

She de Cuisine: Women Chefs Creating Positive Kitchen Culture

TechTown Detroit

Please join SheChef, Inc. founder and America’s Test Kitchen personality Chef Elle Simone for a lively discussion on how women in the culinary arts are taking center stage in a traditionally male-dominated field. These female chefs are leading the way in building a kitchen culture buzzing with positivity, in addition to bringing national recognition to…

The SHOP @ TechTown

TechTown Detroit

The SHOP is TechTown’s monthly retail pop-up, held in our first-floor community space. The SHOP hosts a variety of fine goods from small businesses in TechTown’s Retail Services and SWOT City programs, as well as other independent local retailers. Lunch pop-up vendor feature and massage services from Beauty and BodyWorks Mini Spa. Celebrate the end…

Holiday Retail Readiness Workshop Series-Navigating the News Media

TechTown Detroit

In the first part of this four-part series, we will cover how to navigate the news media. PR and retail veteran Jennifer Foster, President, Catalyst Media Factory, will teach you how to leverage the news media to help increase awareness and encourage foot traffic during the busy holiday season and beyond. We’ll explore how to…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Brightmoor

Old Redford Resource Center 17405 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Brightmoor, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Osborn

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Osborn, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

Personal Financial Literacy Workshop Series with Chemical Bank-Budgeting

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

In the first of four sessions, we will discuss budgeting. One of the first steps to financial security is planning and following a budget. This workshop illustrates the importance of budgeting, how to track spending, explains the various aspects of a budget and how to make adjustments if your expenses exceed your income. It also…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: East Jefferson

Jefferson East Inc. 300 River Place Dr. #5250, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront along the East Jefferson corridor, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

2018 Southwest Detroit: SWOT City Bilingual Open Office Hours: (Horas de Consulta Bilingüe)

Ford Research and Engagement Center at the Mexicantown Mercado 2826 Bagley St., Detroit

Are you an entrepreneur with a business idea or a storefront in the Southwest Detroit area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections? Sign up for TechTown Detroit’s SWOT City Open Office Hours…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

Personal Financial Literacy Workshop Series with Chemical Bank-Credit Basics

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

In the second of four sessions, we will discuss credit basics. Using credit responsibly is a critical part of managing personal finances. This workshop explains what credit is, the characteristics used to determine a person’s creditworthiness, the cost of credit, how to establish credit, the types of credit, tips for managing credit and reviews a…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: Grandmont Rosedale

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the Grandmont Rosedale area, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Candid Conversations and Code: Retail + Tech

TechTown Detroit

Join us and special guest Katrina Turbow, a Detroit Google Digital Coach for a talk on how new mobile technologies can grow your retail business online. Learn how digital tools can create more opportunities to engage with your customers and make online shopping easier for them and you. Whether you’re new to mobile technologies or…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Mack Avenue

Eastside Community Network 4401 Conner St., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront on Mack Avenue, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Personal Financial Literacy Workshop Series with Chemical Bank-Savings

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

In the third of four sessions, we will discuss savings. Saving money is an important part of building your financial future. Use this workshop to understand the importance of saving money, how to set goals, identify ways to save money, learn account options available and helpful tips to help save toward your financial goals.

Retail Boot Camp Fall 2018 Showcase

TechTown Detroit

TechTown's Retail Boot Camp: Fall 2018 comes to a close with our Showcase Night! Be the first to see the newest small businesses ready to burst onto the retail scene. Check them out in our Showcase Marketplace and find out who will walk away with our $5,000 Kickstart Awards, which will help five new businesses secure their…

Holiday Retail Readiness Workshop Series-Designing the Customer Experience

TechTown Detroit

Join marketing strategist Mary Aviles of Connect 4 Insight for the second of this four-part series to learn why your in-store experience is your secret weapon for competing with/beating online retail. How do you continually surprise and delight your customers and still leave them anticipating more? Learn how every touchpoint - before, during, and after…

The SHOP @ TechTown

TechTown Detroit

The SHOP is TechTown’s monthly retail pop-up, held in our first-floor community space. The SHOP hosts a variety of fine goods from small businesses in TechTown’s Retail Services and SWOT City programs, as well as other independent local retailers. Lunch pop-up vendor feature and massage services from Beauty and BodyWorks Mini Spa. Celebrate the end…

Road to Readiness Workshop Series

TechTown Detroit

Road to Readiness is a comprehensive, 5-part business education series on financial management and capital readiness.  Classes are every Monday morning in October from 8:30 am - 12:00 noon.  Topics covered are as follows: October 1 - Capital readiness, break-even points, and basic projections October 8 - Recordkeeping, financial statements, and taxes October 15 -…

Personal Financial Literacy Workshop Series with Chemical Bank- Identity Theft vs. Fraud

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

In the last of four sessions, we will discuss identity theft and fraud. This workshop will define identity theft and fraud and explain the difference between the two. It will focus on signs of identity theft, how to respond if you become a victim of identity theft, various types of fraud schemes, how to avoid…

Envolve Award USA City Tour – Detroit Info Session & Networking Event

TechTown Detroit

Interested in how you can receive interest-free funding and business support for your idea or business venture? Please join Envolve Entrepreneurship, along with local partners, TechTown Detroit, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, Flint Economic Development Corporation and SCORE – Detroit at the Envolve Award USA City Tour Info Session & Networking event.

Holiday Retail Readiness Workshop Series- Developing Quality Retail Operations

TechTown Detroit

The holiday season means a significant increase in foot traffic to your business - are you ready to handle the large crowds and increased sales? Retail operations guru, Christina Devlin will walk you through a basic operations overview and identify focus areas to help get your procedures holiday-ready and keep things running smoothly during the…

Road to Readiness Workshop Series

TechTown Detroit

Road to Readiness is a comprehensive, 5-part business education series on financial management and capital readiness.  Classes are every Monday morning in October from 8:30 am - 12:00 noon.  Topics covered are as follows: October 1 - Capital readiness, break even points, and basic projections October 8 - Record keeping, financial statements, and taxes October…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Brightmoor

Old Redford Resource Center 17405 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Brightmoor, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Osborn

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Osborn, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

Small Business Banking Workshop-Managing Cash Flow

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

A healthy cash flow is imperative to the success of any company. In the first part of this four-part series, attendees will learn how to handle cash shortfalls and how to bring in receivables faster and slow down payables. This workshop series is sponsored by Bank of America.

SWOT City Open Office Hours: East Jefferson

Jefferson East Inc. 300 River Place Dr. #5250, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront along the East Jefferson corridor, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

2018 Southwest Detroit: SWOT City Bilingual Open Office Hours: (Horas de Consulta Bilingüe)

Ford Research and Engagement Center at the Mexicantown Mercado 2826 Bagley St., Detroit

Are you an entrepreneur with a business idea or a storefront in the Southwest Detroit area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections? Sign up for TechTown Detroit’s SWOT City Open Office Hours…

Neighborhood Small Business Legal Workshop Series

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Do you know what you need to know before you sign your organization’s lease? Want to start or formalize your community organization, small business, or social enterprise? This presentation provides easy to understand explanations of confusing legal topics for people looking to better their community through business. The presentation will start with a general overview of…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

Road to Readiness Workshop Series

TechTown Detroit

Road to Readiness is a comprehensive, 5-part business education series on financial management and capital readiness.  Classes are every Monday morning in October from 8:30 am - 12:00 noon.  Topics covered are as follows: October 1 - Capital readiness, break even points, and basic projections October 8 - Record keeping, financial statements, and taxes October…

Small Business Banking Workshop-Ring It Up! POS Systems

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

Whether you're a new business or currently accepting credit cards you will learn exactly how merchant services work and how to obtain the most efficient way to process card payments. Topics will include pricing, POS terminals, and how to find a merchant service provider that offers the most security so you can accept credit cards…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: Grandmont Rosedale

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the Grandmont Rosedale area, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Toast of the Town 2018

TechTown Detroit

Celebrate the Salute Awards! We'll shine a spotlight on a few champs in our entrepreneurial ecosystem: an Entrepreneur of the Year, a Small Business Champion, and up-and-comers from TechTown’s Labs and Blocks programs. Enjoy a fabulous strolling dinner, signature cocktails and musical entertainment. Meet some of our stand-out entrepreneurs in the Marketplace—yes, shopping! Snap a photo…

Road to Readiness Workshop Series

TechTown Detroit

Road to Readiness is a comprehensive, 5-part business education series on financial management and capital readiness.  Classes are every Monday morning in October from 8:30 am - 12:00 noon.  Topics covered are as follows: October 1 - Capital readiness, break even points, and basic projections October 8 - Record keeping, financial statements, and taxes October…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Mack Avenue

Eastside Community Network 4401 Conner St., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront on Mack Avenue, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Small Business Banking Workshop-Paying Yourself and Your Employees

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

An informative session around properly managing payroll taxes, compliance and Human Resources for new or existing businesses. Attendees will learn about the responsibilities of the employer in regards to payroll taxes, record keeping and HR processes. This workshop series is sponsored by Bank of America.

Holiday Retail Readiness Workshop Series-Driving Sales with Visual Merchandising

TechTown Detroit

Join Sarah Donnelly of TechTown Detroit to learn how merchandising is not simply about pretty displays – every inch of your retail footprint is either making or losing you money. How do you decide what product to put in what location, and how do you get customers to look where you want them to? Tips…

The SHOP @ TechTown

TechTown Detroit

The SHOP is TechTown’s monthly retail pop-up, held in our first-floor community space. The SHOP hosts a variety of fine goods from small businesses in TechTown’s Retail Services and SWOT City programs, as well as other independent local retailers. Lunch pop-up vendor feature and massage services from Beauty and BodyWorks Mini Spa. Celebrate the end…

Road to Readiness Workshop

TechTown Detroit

Road to Readiness is a comprehensive, 5-part business education series on financial management and capital readiness.  Classes are every Monday morning in October from 8:30 am - 12:00 noon.  Topics covered are as follows: October 1 - Capital readiness, break even points, and basic projections October 8 - Record keeping, financial statements, and taxes October…

Small Business Banking Workshop-Credit and Lending Readiness

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

Attendees will learn about the various traditional bank financing options available to small business owners including the various loans/lines and the benefits to each, along with everything you need to know prior to submitting an application and techniques to significantly improve your odds of an approval. This workshop series is sponsored by Bank of America.

The Shop

TechTown Detroit

If you can’t get enough of the indie shopping events around town—we’ve got more! We’re expanding our regular Friday pop-up retail shop for the holidays right here at TechTown! Enjoy a wider selection from a couple of favorites and take a gander at some newcomers. The SHOP runs 11am to 3pm each Friday.

The Shop

TechTown Detroit

If you can’t get enough of the indie shopping events around town—we’ve got more! We’re expanding our regular Friday pop-up retail shop for the holidays right here at TechTown! Enjoy a wider selection from a couple of favorites and take a gander at some newcomers. The SHOP runs 11am to 3pm each Friday.

SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Brightmoor

Old Redford Resource Center 17405 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Brightmoor, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Osborn

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Osborn, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

Neighborhood Small Business Legal Office Hours

Latino Press 6301 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Join us for our neighborhood small business legal office hours, presented in partnership with Wayne State University Law School Business and Community Law Clinic. This semester’s topics include commercial leases and nondisclosure agreements. Sign up for a thirty-minute consultation to discuss a specific legal inquiry or challenge you are facing with your startup or existing…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: East Jefferson

Jefferson East Inc. 300 River Place Dr. #5250, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront along the East Jefferson corridor, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

2018 Southwest Detroit: SWOT City Bilingual Open Office Hours: (Horas de Consulta Bilingüe)

Ford Research and Engagement Center at the Mexicantown Mercado 2826 Bagley St., Detroit

Are you an entrepreneur with a business idea or a storefront in the Southwest Detroit area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections? Sign up for TechTown Detroit’s SWOT City Open Office Hours…

The Shop

TechTown Detroit

If you can’t get enough of the indie shopping events around town—we’ve got more! We’re expanding our regular Friday pop-up retail shop for the holidays right here at TechTown! Enjoy a wider selection from a couple of favorites and take a gander at some newcomers. The SHOP runs 11am to 3pm each Friday.

Neighborhood Small Business Legal Office Hours

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Join us for our neighborhood small business legal office hours, presented in partnership with Wayne State University Law School Business and Community Law Clinic. This semester’s topics include commercial leases and nondisclosure agreements. Sign up for a thirty-minute consultation to discuss a specific legal inquiry or challenge you are facing with your startup or existing…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: Grandmont Rosedale

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the Grandmont Rosedale area, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Neighborhood Small Business Legal Office Hours

The Eastside Community Network 4401 Conner St, Detroit, MI, United States

Join us for our neighborhood small business legal office hours, presented in partnership with Wayne State University Law School Business and Community Law Clinic. This semester’s topics include commercial leases and nondisclosure agreements. Sign up for a thirty-minute consultation to discuss a specific legal inquiry or challenge you are facing with your startup or existing…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Mack Avenue

Eastside Community Network 4401 Conner St., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront on Mack Avenue, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

The Shop

TechTown Detroit

If you can’t get enough of the indie shopping events around town—we’ve got more! We’re expanding our regular Friday pop-up retail shop for the holidays right here at TechTown! Enjoy a wider selection from a couple of favorites and take a gander at some newcomers. The SHOP runs 11am to 3pm each Friday.

Winter Art and Retail Market 2018

Woodward & Warren Park 4847 Woodward, Detroit, MI, United States

Wayne State University and TechTown are partnering on a fun and festive pop-up holiday marketplace in Woodward and Warren Park. The 3rd annual Winter Art and Retail Market will feature 30 TechTown-affiliated small businesses, as well as dozens of WSU-affiliated artists. Outside the marketplace, WSU will be previewing improvements to Woodward and Warren Park—activating the…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Brightmoor

Old Redford Resource Center 17405 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Brightmoor, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

2018 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Osborn

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Osborn, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business network?…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: East Jefferson

Jefferson East Inc. 300 River Place Dr. #5250, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront along the East Jefferson corridor, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

2018 Southwest Detroit: SWOT City Bilingual Open Office Hours: (Horas de Consulta Bilingüe)

Ford Research and Engagement Center at the Mexicantown Mercado 2826 Bagley St., Detroit

Are you an entrepreneur with a business idea or a storefront in the Southwest Detroit area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections? Sign up for TechTown Detroit’s SWOT City Open Office Hours…

Retail Boot Camp Spring 2019 Application Info Session 1

TechTown Detroit

TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp is an intensive, 10-week program that prepares serious entrepreneurs for the opening of their brick-and-mortar establishments in Detroit. If you are preparing to open a small business in the city in the next six to 12 months, this is the program for you! All program graduates receive coaching from the TechTown team for…

Retail Boot Camp Spring 2019 Application Info Session 2

TechTown Detroit

TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp is an intensive, 10-week program that prepares serious entrepreneurs for the opening of their brick-and-mortar establishments in Detroit. If you are preparing to open a small business in the city in the next six to 12 months, this is the program for you! All program graduates receive coaching from the TechTown team for…

Co.act Detroit Breakfast Open House

Co.act Detroit 6568 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI, United States

Join us for coffee and light fare from Avalon International Breads, City Bakery and soon-to-be next door neighbor, Baobab Fare. At 9am, hear remarks from Co.act Detroit partners. Bring your business cards and drop them in a raffle for prizes from Urbanum and The Peacock Room. Share your ideas and let us know what you’d…

The Shop

TechTown Detroit

If you can’t get enough of the indie shopping events around town—we’ve got more! We’re expanding our regular Friday pop-up retail shop for the holidays right here at TechTown! Enjoy a wider selection from a couple of favorites and take a gander at some newcomers. The SHOP runs 11am to 3pm each Friday.

SWOT City Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small…

SWOT City Open Office Hours: Grandmont Rosedale

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the Grandmont Rosedale area, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

The Shop

TechTown Detroit

If you can’t get enough of the indie shopping events around town—we’ve got more! We’re expanding our regular Friday pop-up retail shop for the holidays right here at TechTown! Enjoy a wider selection from a couple of favorites and take a gander at some newcomers. The SHOP runs 11am to 3pm each Friday.

Retail Boot Camp Spring 2019 Application Info Session 3

TechTown Detroit

TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp is an intensive, 10-week program that prepares serious entrepreneurs for the opening of their brick-and-mortar establishments in Detroit. If you are preparing to open a small business in the city in the next six to 12 months, this is the program for you! All program graduates receive coaching from the TechTown team for…

DTX Launch Detroit 2019 January Info Session

TechTown Detroit

HEY YOU! YES, YOU! What’s better than a summer internship? Getting paid to launch your own tech startup! Sound interesting?! Check out Launch Detroit, an intensive 10-week summer accelerator designed specifically to help college students and recent grads explore their entrepreneurial dreams—complete with a stipend and more! Come to our info session to learn more. We'll…

Retail Boot Camp Spring 2019 Application Info Session 6

Mack Market 14711 Mack, Detroit, MI, United States

TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp is an intensive, 10-week program that prepares serious entrepreneurs for the opening of their brick-and-mortar establishments in Detroit. If you are preparing to open a small business in the city in the next six to 12 months, this is the program for you! All program graduates receive coaching from the TechTown team for six months.…

2019 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Grandmont Rosedale

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the Grandmont Rosedale area, or are you interested in starting a business there? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's small business…

Retail Boot Camp Spring 2019 Application Info Session 4

TechTown Detroit

TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp is an intensive, 10-week program that prepares serious entrepreneurs for the opening of their brick-and-mortar establishments in Detroit. If you are preparing to open a small business in the city in the next six to 12 months, this is the program for you! All program graduates receive coaching from the TechTown team for…

2019 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Mack Avenue

The Eastside Community Network 4401 Conner St, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront on or near Mack Avenue, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's…

Retail boot Camp Spring 2019 Info Session 7

Grand River WorkPlace 19120 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI, United States

TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp is an intensive, 10-week program that prepares serious entrepreneurs for the opening of their brick-and-mortar establishments in Detroit. If you are preparing to open a small business in the city in the next six to 12 months, this is the program for you! All program graduates receive coaching from the TechTown team for six months.…

2019 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Brightmoor/Old Redford

Old Redford Resource Center 17405 Lahser Road, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the Brightmoor/Old Redford area, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's…

Retail Boot Camp Spring 2019 Application Info Session 5

TechTown Detroit

TechTown’s Retail Boot Camp is an intensive, 10-week program that prepares serious entrepreneurs for the opening of their brick-and-mortar establishments in Detroit. If you are preparing to open a small business in the city in the next six to 12 months, this is the program for you! All program graduates receive coaching from the TechTown team for…

2019 SWOT City Open Office Hours: Osborn

Matrix Center 13560 E McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in Osborn or the surrounding area, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in…

2019 SWOT City Open Office Hours: East Jefferson

Jefferson East Inc. 300 River Place Dr. #5250, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront along the East Jefferson corridor, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's…

2019 SWOT City Open Office Hours: University District

Detroit Sip 7420 W. McNichols, Detroit, MI, United States

Are you a business owner with a storefront in the University District area, or are you interested in starting a business in the area? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections in Detroit's…

2019 Southwest Detroit: SWOT City Bilingual Open Office Hours | (Horas de Consulta Bilingüe)

St. Anthony's 3553 W. Vernor, Detroit, United States

Are you an entrepreneur with a business idea or a storefront in Southwest Detroit? Would you like to get an expert's opinion on your big idea, or could you use some direction on how to secure funding, line up resources or make connections? Sign up for TechTown Detroit’s SWOT City Open Office Hours and get…