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Detroit Biz Grid

Small businesses in Detroit benefit from a business-friendly environment, unique programs and a skilled workforce. And through the Detroit Business Support Network, or DBSN, they gain access to over 40 organizations across the city of Detroit. Through this network, Detroit businesses can work together with support organizations to improve efficiency, increase outreach to clients and provide input to city leadership on business-related process improvement. Launched by DBSN, this support network is illustrated with the BizGrid. BizGrid displays all of Detroit’s start-up resources in one location, making it easier for entrepreneurs to connect with support services in city. Along with a bi-monthly newsletter of small business development opportunities, the BizGrid features 83 organizations that offer services from business planning and strategy to real estate assistance and funding. Its easy-to-understand design organizes assistance based on the business stage and needs.

Learn more about BizGrid and get connected to the assistance your business needs to grow at www.detroitbizgrid.com.


Open for Business Guide

At the center of Detroit’s economic revitalization is our robust small business community. From securing capital, finding great talent and locating a storefront, to navigating the regulatory and legal environment, entrepreneurs represent the grit that makes Detroit special. To mitigate these challenges, DEGC has partnered with the City’s Lean Six Sigma program to offer the Open for Business Guide, a comprehensive resource to lead entrepreneurs through the process of properly starting their businesses in the City of Detroit. Download the Open for Business Guide below.