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Lighting the way: Detroit Discount Candles announces expansion

Lighting the way: Detroit Discount Candles announces expansion

Small businesses drive our economy and in Detroit, they are popping up in record numbers. That’s a good thing, according to Mayor Duggan, who frequently reminds residents that, ultimately, the city wants its new start-ups to stay up and become sustainable contributors to the city’s growing economy. Detroit’s Discount Candles is representative of the ‘dream […]

DTE awards $7,000 to help small businesses grow in Detroit’s North End

DTE awards $7,000 to help small businesses grow in Detroit’s North End

The reality TV show, Shark Tank, has reinvigorated entrepreneurship in America. That’s the same thing DTE Energy wants to do in Detroit and its neighborhoods. Its business pitch competition, Bright Ideas for Neighborhoods, aims to help small business owners with bright ideas grow in Detroit’s North End. The North End is the home of DTE’s […]

Comcast surprises 150 low-income veterans, 100 youth with free laptops

Comcast surprises 150 low-income veterans, 100 youth with free laptops

For many low-income veterans and families the digital divide has been as wide as trying to traverse the Grand Canyon. For some that has changed. On August 15 Comcast surprised 150 low-income veterans with free laptops and announced a $25,000 grant to Southwest Solutions for a mobile computer lab and WiFi access points at its Piquette […]

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