Our Founding Organization
Our Collaborative Partners
The Michigan Small Business Development Center provides counseling, training and research to assist small business to launch, grow, transition and innovate. The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) enhances Michigan’s economic wellbeing by providing counseling, training and research for new ventures, existing small businesses and advanced technology companies. Learn more HERE.
100K Ideas is a Flint-based nonprofit organization where big thinkers are ushered from napkin-sketch to market. Here we provide real world experience to college students who help address the unmet needs of inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs and ensure a platform to support economic and workforce development as a driver of empowerment in Flint and for innovators everywhere. Find out more about 100K Ideas HERE.
The Innovation Incubator is is the only incubator in Flint focused on (but not limited to) social entrepreneurship, innovation, and creative economy-based ventures. It is a program of University Outreach. Staff help people start local businesses and non-profits. The co-working space is open to the public, free of charge. Free workshops are offered periodically. To learn more, click HERE.
VetBizCentral is a program where Veterans
assist Veterans, active duty, guard and reserve members in the formation and expansion of their businesses. Assistance includes entrepreneurial training and counseling, networking opportunities, mentoring programs and activities, advocacy services and procurement counseling. For more information, click HERE.