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The BuyDetroit portal space connects Buyers with Detroit Suppliers to grow the small business community and increase supply chain diversity.

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Reopening Resources

How to reopen your small business safely.

Financial Support

Explore other funding support to include grants and loans.

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Latest News and Events

New City of Detroit Marijuana Ordinance Information

Overview On Tuesday, November 24, 2020, the Detroit City Council passed the Medical Marijuana Facilities and Adult-Use Marijuana [...]

Michigan Chronicle Podcast: DEGC President and CEO, Kevin Johnson and DMB President, Pierre Batton on working together to rebuild Detroit’s small business community

Michigan Chronicle’s Digital Anchor Andre Ash sat down in mid-June with Kevin Johnson, President and Chief Executive Officer [...]

Detroit Means Business’ Pierre Batton talks to Crain’s Detroit on balancing the new and the old

Detroit Means Business Executive Director Pierre Batton was recently featured in an interview with Crain’s Detroit where he [...]

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Covid-19 Vaccinations

Help Detroit get “Vacc to Normal”

Getting vaccinated saves lives, helps small businesses. Governor Whitmer has announced a plan to set the state of Michigan on a pathway to return to normal by unveiling the ‘MI Vacc to Normal’ plan as the state continues to push toward its goal of vaccinating 70% of Michiganders ages 16 years or older.

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About Detroit Means Business

Detroit Means Business is a coalition of private, public, and philanthropic partners dedicated to meet the needs of Detroit’s small businesses.

“I am so pleased to say that the Detroit Means Business website was absolutely amazing. I was able to get both my businesses prepared for their opening dates. I love my city, our mayor and my liaison.”

Marlene Brooks
Marlene Brooks
Dymond Designs Beauty School

“The website is very informative and easy to use for the customer, from the Liaison to the Mayor have been just great.”

Mare Martini
Mare Martini
Nathan’s Deli

“The website was very helpful and gave me additional insight on training for my employees. I also loved that it had additional information regarding Grants on it, that was awesome as well.”

Guy Pelino
Guy Pelino
Amore Da Roma Restaurant