Street Beat: Financing Entrepreneurship

This week on Street Beat, host Karen Carter learns about organizations who are funding Detroit entrepreneurs.

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Vittoria Katanski, the executive director of Hatch Detroit, and Street Beat host Karen Carter (credit: Zuri Cheathem/CW50)

First, Vittoria Katanski, the executive director of Hatch Detroit, discusses the Comerica Hatch Detroit contest that will provide funding and business guidance for entrepreneurs.

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Sarah Donnelly, the Retail Services Director for TechTown Detroit (credit: Zuri Cheathem/CW50)

Then Sarah Donnelly, the Retail Services Director for TechTown Detroit, explains what their Retail Boot Camp is doing to help Detroit-based entrepreneurs.

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Margaret Williamson, chair of LaunchDETROIT, and Street Beat host Karen Carter (credit: Zuri Cheathem/CW50)

Next, Margaret Williamson, chair of LaunchDETROIT & past president of Detroit Rotary explains how Rotary is helping with Detroit’s business revival.

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Independent film producer Anthony Brogdon (credit: Zuri Cheathem/CW50)

Finally, film producer Anthony Brogdon of Strong Productions, discusses his latest project, “Business in the Black.”

This film focuses on black businesses from the 1800’s to 1960’s and explains how these entrepreneurs were able to start and grow their companies through overwhelming odds.

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