Thursday, August 27, 2009

Learn More About the FastTrac Program

Budding entrepreneurs pack program's classes
By Tom Henderson

A new Detroit entrepreneurship program has set up a structure to grow new companies and provide several years of support.

The FastTrac to the Future program hit the ground running in the spring.

On May 17, Crain's broke the news about the program — a collaboration involving Detroit's TechTown, the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and the New Economy Initiative for Southeast Michigan — which is intended to create 400 new companies in metro Detroit over the next three years.

Read more here

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

September 15 Season Kick Off Meeting

"Opportunity in the D"
Co-Sponsored by Model D Media

Join us to kick-off Season 3! Our first meeting is all about opportunity --
exciting new resources to help you start or grow your small business in the city.

- Randal Charlton, TechTown
- Olga Stella, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation
- Mary King, Detroit Investment Fund

Tuesday, September 15, 2009
6:30-8:30 PM
Cliff Bell's
2030 Park Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201

Open and free to all. Seating is limited. Cash bar.
Register in advance at
Please note: Street parking may be limited due to Tigers game.