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NEIdeas Info Sessions and Office Hours

May 18, 2015 @ 11:00 AM - May 28, 2015 @ 8:00 PM

We believe that a great idea can help a good business grow. NEIdeas is a program that celebrates existing businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck, and Highland Park – rewarding those with the best ideas for growth. NEIdeas is rewarding a total of $500,000 in cash awards to over 30 existing businesses in 2015 through the $10k Challenge and the $100k Challenge.

Dedicated NEIdeas Info Sessions and Office Hours provide information about the program and application process within a group setting. Find one that works for you!

May 14th — 6-8 pm Hartford Memorial Baptist Church
18700 James Couzens Freeway 48235

May 19th — 6-8 pm TiJuana’s Mexican Kitchen
18950 Ford Rd. 48228

May 18th– 11 am to 7 pm Capers Steakhouse
14726 Gratiot 48205

May 20th — 10 am to 6 pm Good Cakes and Bakes
19363 Livernois Detroit 48221

May 21st — 10 am to 6 pm| Turkey Grill
8290 Woodward Ave Detroit 48205

May 26th — 10:30 am – 6 pm Aladdin Sweets & Cafe
11945 Conant St Hamtramck 48212

May 27th — 12 pm to 8 pm Tijuana’s Mexican Kitchen
18950 Ford Rd Detroit, 48228

May 28th — 5 pm to 8 pm TechTown
440 Burroughs St Detroit 48202

Call (844) NEI-DEAS to RSVP or email Danielle Smith at dsmith@cfsem.org.

Visit http://www.neideasdetroit.org to learn more about upcoming sessions.

In addition to cash rewards, NEIdeas connects small businesses to the entrepreneurial ecosystem. This ecosystem includes over 54 small business support organizations. By entering NEIdeas, applicants gain the connection to additional support, exposure for their business, a connection to other entrepreneurs, and access to resources.

NEIdeas is a program of the New Economy Initiative (NEI) and the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM), operated with assistance from Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC).


May 18, 2015 @ 11:00 AM
May 28, 2015 @ 8:00 PM