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Hatch Detroit Awards Its $50k Prize to Meta Physica Massage & Sauna

It started with hundreds of candidates, thousands of votes and a grueling pitch sessions in front of Detroit business glitterati. But Hatch Detroit ended Friday night with Jenaveve Biernat winning $50,000 toward expanding her business, Meta Physica Massage & Sauna, in the 2016 competition. Biernat was among great contestants in the Hatch Detroit competition. All […]

Hatch Detroit Business Competition is Back for 2016 and Needs Your Votes

Imagine being a young, hungry entrepreneur again. You’re looking around for help, hoping that someone else sees the potential in your idea like you do. That is one of the many reasons why Hatch Detroit, sponsored by Comerica Bank and Opportunity Detroit, is such an essential competition. The competition, which recently announced its Top 10 […]

Ex-Pat Returns to Open Indoor Cycling Studio Thanks to Hatch Detroit

Amina Daniels left the glitz and glamour of New York City when she felt Detroit and its Midwest honesty, pride and raw beauty calling to her. The former expert in retail management and client services is taking her expertise at operating high-end stores and opening her own place in Detroit’s West Villages this fall. Daniels’ […]

Detroit to Gain New Cycling Business Through Hatch Detroit Competition Winner

When Amina Daniels hurt her knee years ago, she started cycling as a way to exercise while respecting her body’s new limits. This former New Yorker knew that she had to keep moving to achieve her goals. Daniels and her business partner Jackie Palmer have moved that passion for fitness into another direction – they […]

Comerica Hatch Detroit Presents Its Top 10 Semi Finalists and Opens Voting

What happens when you take 10 committed business people, add in a dose of competition and sweeten the pot with a $50,000 prize? The answer, if you’re a fan of high-energy business competition, is the the Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest presented by Opportunity Detroit. Now in its fifth year, the contest will begin its public […]

Entrepreneurs Wanted: Enter These Two Business Plan Contests Now

Feeling like you’ve got a mid-year slump and could use a pick-me-up project that also involves new financing? Then the Entrepreneur You Business Plan and Pitch Competition, an annual contest for Michigan-based female entrepreneurs is for you. Presented by Michigan Women’s Foundation (MWF), the Entrepreneur You Business Plan and Pitch Competition is currently accepting applications. […]

Detroit Institute of Music Education Brings College-Level Class, Cool to the City

From the Fender stools to the rock guitars on the wall to the loft space that houses it, the Detroit Institute of Music Education promises to be a huge influence on the city’s rock scene, interior design and spirit. Known by its acronym DIME, the new music-education college held its “grand opening” of sorts March […]