NEI Financial Resources

March 26, 2015 10:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

  Here’s a list of NEIdeas financial resource partners who can connect your business to capital or better prepare you to pursue financing.  All presented at the January NEIdeas Financial Resources Reception at the Westin Book Cadillac. Build Institute (see article in this issue) April Boyle, executive director   CEED  (Center for Empowerment and… read more

Open City April 20: It’s in the Details

March 26, 2015 10:38 am Published by Leave your thoughts

“It’s in the Details: Why Good Design is Good Business” is the topic for the next Open City forum Monday, April 20, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Cliff Bell’s, 2030 Park Avenue, Detroit.  Joshua Smith will moderate the panel of speakers: Andrew Kopietz, Good Done Daily Patrick Thompson, Patrick Thompson Design Christa Price, Business… read more

SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative begins in April

March 24, 2015 11:40 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you been in business for at least three years, have revenues of at least $400,000 and at least one employee other than yourself?  If you answered yes to all three questions, you may qualify for the SBA Emerging Leaders Initiative. This intensive series focuses on executives of businesses poised for growth in historically challenged… read more

Register now to learn the “build basics” from Build Institute

March 24, 2015 11:37 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re thinking about starting a business, you won’t want to miss Build Basics, an eight-week business and project planning class offered by Build Institute for aspiring and established entrepreneurs.  Registration is now open! This class, which will begin in April, is taught by local experts with a variety of backgrounds who share their real… read more