a program of Southwest Solutions
A comprehensive, 20-week entrepreneur training program that helps participants realize their potential and develop a business plan.
Professional assistance in the areas of Accounting, Commercial Real Estate, Graphic Design, Human Resources, Legal, Marketing, Website Development, and more.
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 Detroit, a program of Southwest Economic Solutions, is a place-based economic development initiative that builds and sustains neighborhood entrepreneurs and small businesses. Through entrepreneur training, business support services, and micro-lending, the program infuses neighborhoods in Detroit with services and capital that support local entrepreneurs, help stabilize neighborhood economies, and inspire the local community.
Join the ProsperUS Detroit staff, our invaluable team of trainers, and our community partners for the annual celebration of place-based entrepreneurship in Detroit's neighborhoods. Join us as we host an exciting pitch competition following a showcase and strolling dinner featuring many of our Entrepreneur Training Graduates and Participants. The event is generously sponsored by Intuit.
ProsperUS Loan Officer Matthew Bihun will be participating in two panels (listed below) at the 2019 National Microloan Conference this weekend here in Detroit. For more on the event check out the microloan conference website. This is a two day event and tickets are required to attend. Buy tickets here. What Should Entrepreneurs Do Before Applying for a Loan? 9/27/2019 @ 9:00 AM Tech Town Detroit How to Position Yourself to be Approved for a Microloan 9/27/2019 @ 1:30 PM I2C Building Wayne State UniversityRead More
Now very close friends, Chanell Scott Contreras and Joanna Dueweke-Perez originally had a difficult time building a working relationship. Coming from different lived experiences, races, and positions within the company, the two had to make the radical choice of inclusion in order to get things done together. However, that path was hard and fraught with vulnerability. Join Joanna and Chanell as they share about their path to radical inclusion and the practical choices we all can make to transcend difference. This talk is a part of the re:publica on Sequencer Tour in Detroit. Tickets are free, but please register for the event here.Read More
ProsperUS Detroit is coming to Southwest Detroit and will be at Mexicantown Bakery! Join Chris Butterfield anytime between 11:30 AM and 4 PM for a chance to have him answer questions, have conversations about your business, and make access to our services even easier. Thinking of applying for a loan? Looking to use business services? Want to know more about training? Bring any and all questions to an office hours session near you, or any of our other sessions that fit your schedule! Come say hi!Read More
ProsperUS Detroit is coming to Grand River WorkPlace in cooperation with Grandmont Rosedale Development Corp! Join Chris Butterfield anytime between 11:30 AM and 4 PM for a chance to have him answer questions, have conversations about your business, and make access to our services even easier. Thinking of applying for a loan? Looking to use business services? Want to know more about training? Bring any and all questions to an office hours session near you, or any of our other sessions that fit your schedule! Come say hi!Read More
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