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 [...]

Getting The Capital Resources Your Small Business Needs

Last week Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Lt. Governor Garlin Gilchrist II, and  the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, [...]

Cannabis Business Support

Tune in LIVE Mondays at 4pm to learn more about the integral aspects of starting and running a [...]

Governor Announces ‘MI Vacc to Normal’ Plan

The Governor had announced a plan to set the state of Michigan on a pathway to return to normal by [...]

BuyDetroit: Procurement Portal Now Live

BuyDetroit is a new program focused on helping Detroit vendors connect with opportunities, and preparing them to compete [...]

Spring/Summer Outdoor Dining Information

The City of Detroit has released the latest Spring/Summer Outdoor Dining information. Please complete this form and indemnity [...]

BuyDetroit Pre-Rehabilitation Opportunity Sessions

The BuyDetroit Pre-Rehabilitation Opportunity Sessions (PROS) are for Detroit-based contractors interested in renovation, rehabilitation and redevelopment projects. If [...]

COVID-19 Vaccine Latest Updates

Please visit the City of Detroit’s vaccine site for the latest information. Businesses with 100+ vaccine-ready employees may [...]

Making Hard Decisions About Your Business

Information to Help You Make Hard Decisions About Your Business We know that COVID-19 has been difficult on [...]

Restaurants, Bars and Retails capacity restrictions to increase to 50% starting March 5

The Governor has announced changes to the state’s Gatherings and Mask Order that go into effect Friday, March [...]

COVID Resource Guide for Employers

HR issues, workplace guidance, customer relations, vaccination policies and providing safe environments. With so much complexity, employers have [...]

PPP Myths vs. Facts – Know the Truth

Detroit Means Business has outlined Myths vs. Facts of the Paycheck Protection Program to help you better understand [...]

Small Business Covid Safety Health Forum

Are you a small business owner concerned about keeping employees and customers safe from COVID-19? Join Kai Bowman, [...]

Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program Opens January 19

As part the recent state COVID relief bill that included $58 million in small business support, Detroit small [...]

SBA Announces PPP Re-Opening the Week of January 11

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will be re-opening Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) this upcoming week. This new [...]

Reopening Guide for Retail Business

The City of Detroit’s Reopening Guide for Detroit’s Retail Businesses is available now! It offers guidance and resources [...]

COVID-19 Small Business Playbook

The City of Detroit’s COVID-19 Small Business PlayBook, reviewed and approved by the City’s Chief Medical Consultant Dr. [...]