Street Beat: Small Business And Entrepreneurship

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter talks about small business in Michigan and the organizations that are helping entrepreneurs.

Tom Scott (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Tom Scott (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

First, Tom Scott, the Senior Vice President, Communications and Marketing for the Michigan Retailers Assn., talks about the Buy Nearby program that encourages people to support Michigan retailers and small businesses.

Barry Kinsey MCCC (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Barry Kinsey MCCC (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Then, find out how to start your own business from Barry Kinsey, Director of Workforce Development for the new Monroe County Community College Entrepreneurship Program.

Tel Ganesan (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Tel Ganesan (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Next, innovators who have ideas that can impact health throughout the world will learn about investment opportunities from Tel Ganesan, the president of TiE Detroit, a non-profit entrepreneurial organization of Kyyba Ventures.

Hans Hanson and Mark Rieth (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Hans Hanson and Mark Rieth (credit: JuWan Graham/CW50)

Finally, hear about the rebirth of Rivertown, one of the revitalizing districts in Detroit, from businessman/entrepreneur Hans Hanson who is refurbishing a building in the area.

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