a program of Southwest Solutions

Growing Detroit’s neighborhood businesses, one resident at a time.
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Entrepreneur Training

A comprehensive, 20-week entrepreneur training program that helps participants realize their potential and develop a business plan.

Business Services

Professional assistance in the areas of Accounting, Commercial Real Estate, Graphic Design, Human Resources, Legal, Marketing, Website Development, and more.

Micro-Lending

Provides access to capital for start-up and existing small businesses including financing up to $15,000 for start-up businesses and up to $25,000 for existing businesses.

ProsperUS Has Closed Over $500,000 in Loans to Neighborhood Entrepreneurs Since 2014

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AREAS WE SERVE

ProsperUS Detroit is an entrepreneurial training and small business lending program for Detroit residents designed to empower low and moderate income, immigrant and minority individuals and neighborhoods.  By helping emerging entrepreneurs develop successful businesses, ProsperUS will help strengthen neighborhood economies, create jobs, serve residents with new goods and services, and cultivate community-based leadership.

EntrepreneurTraining

Business Services

Micro-Lending

FEATURED EVENTS

Apr
26
ProsperUS Detroit Small Business Workshop - Loan Readiness

Presented by ProsperUS Senior Lending Officer, Matthew Bihun, and Nathaniel Nathan of Citizens Bank along with their generous support of the workshop.


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May
11
ProsperUS Detroit Annual Convening - Save the Date

Join us for the ProsperUS Detroit Annual Convening! We're thrilled to host an Entrepreneur Showcase, Strolling Dinner, Pitch Competition, and Entrepreneurship Celebration. For more information, click here.


Questions? Email: jdueweke@swsol.org

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May
12
Small Business Workshop Series - Product and/or Food Photography

Tips to showcase your product offerings with engaging photos and helpful online apps. Presented by Featherstone Moments with the generous support of Citizens Bank. **Asistencia disponible en español.


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May
24
ProsperUS Small Business Workshop Series - Bookkeeping

Bookkeeping and tax/account management for small business. Presented by Accounting Aid Society with the generous support of Citizens Bank. **Asistencia disponible en español.


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Jun
09
ProsperUS Small Business Workshop Series - Legal Matters and Business

Addressing legal issues related to business (licensing, contracts, lease terms, copyright, etc.) Presented by Clark-Hill Law with the generous support of Citizens Bank.


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