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WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Ellis Island Tea (Episode 87)

On this morning's WJR Business Beat, Jeff shares an entrepreneurial success story taking place right here in Detroit: that of Ellis Island Tea, led by owner and founder, Nailah Ellis-Brown. Earlier this week, Nailah received a major investment from comedian and actor, Kevin Hart, who's partnered with her company and committed to providing funding as...
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Detroit Startup Week 2020: The Final Recap

Any entrepreneur hoping to start or grow a business could do worse than review the wealth of tips, lessons, encouragements, and examples offered last week during Detroit Startup Week. StartupNation · Detroit Startup Week 2020: The Final Recap Created and sponsored by Quicken Loans, Detroit Startup Week is an annual five-day celebration of all things...
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Detroit Startup Week: Thursday Recap

If Detroit Startup Week is demonstrating anything, it’s that the startup world is adapting to the new normal created by the coronavirus lockdowns. As they say in the theater, the show must go on, and Detroit Startup Week, a week-long virtual celebration of all things entrepreneurship, is offering a wealth of tips, training sessions, and...
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Inside Michigan Business: Detroit Startup Week Edition

Inside Michigan Business is a new podcast co-hosted by veteran journalists John Gallagher and Jack Lessenberry. Through conversations with their guests, they explore a range of pressing issues for Michigan including entrepreneurialism, innovation, trade and technology. On this special Detroit Startup Week episode of Inside Michigan Business, Jack and John interview Pam Lewis, director of the New Economy Initiative, and...
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Detroit Startup Week 2020: Monday Recap

The beginning of this year’s Detroit Startup Week provides a good moment to take the pulse of southeast Michigan’s entrepreneurs. Some 20 years ago, the startup scene barely existed in metro Detroit, so dominant were the giant auto companies. But the entrepreneurial ecosystem has grown here by leaps and bounds. There are now multiple mentoring...
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Detroit Startup Week feat. Kyle Bazzy and Marc Hudson

This episode of StartupNation Radio is sponsored by DBusiness, Siren PR and Dell Small Business This episode of StartupNation Radio was recorded at Detroit Startup Week. At the event, we livestreamed 16 interviews within two days from the Lear Innovation Center, sitting down with renowned entrepreneurs, passionate thought leaders and innovators, all of whom have a keen...
Detroit Startup Week feat. Monica Wheat and Ashok Sivanand
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Detroit Startup Week feat. Monica Wheat and Ashok Sivanand

This episode of StartupNation Radio is sponsored by DBusiness, Siren PR and Dell Small Business This episode of StartupNation Radio was recorded at Detroit Startup Week. At the event, we livestreamed 16 interviews within two days from the Lear Innovation Center, sitting down with renowned entrepreneurs, passionate thought leaders and innovators, all of whom have a keen...
Detroit Startup Week Bob Humphrey and Lauren Bigelow
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Detroit Startup Week feat. Bob Humphrey and Lauren Bigelow

This episode of StartupNation Radio is sponsored by DBusiness, Siren PR and Dell Small Business This episode of StartupNation Radio was recorded at Detroit Startup Week. At the event, we livestreamed 16 interviews within two days from the Lear Innovation Center, sitting down with renowned entrepreneurs, passionate thought leaders and innovators, all of whom have a keen...
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These Entrepreneurs Prove There’s More Than One Way to Start a Business

StartupNation Radio is sponsored by Pappas Financial On this episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff interviews two entrepreneurs who are tackling the food industry in two very different ways, proving there is no right or wrong way to start a business. Featuring Nya Marshall, owner of Ivy Kitchen + Cocktails, and Abra Berens, New York Times...
jar head salsa old woodward cellars
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Jar Head Salsa and Old Woodward Cellar: Starting Up in Metro Detroit

StartupNation Radio is sponsored by Pappas Financial On this episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff interviews Tom Smith, owner of Jar Head Salsa, and Nick Apone, sommelier, owner and operator of Old Woodward Cellar. First up, Tom Smith shares his family entrepreneurial story. While he started out in the auto industry and spent nearly 40 years...
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R.J. King Talks Detroit: The Engine of America on StartupNation Radio

This episode of StartupNation Radio is brought to you by Pappas Financial On this episode of StartupNation Radio, Jeff sits down with R.J. King, editor of DBusiness magazine, to discuss his new book, "Detroit: The Engine of America," which tells the story of the birthplace of the automotive industry. To kick off the show, R.J.,...
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Detroit-Based Clothing Retailer Outfits Customers with a Mature Look [Radio]

On this edition of StartupNation Radio, your host, Jeff Sloan, chats with Darryl and DeKoven Humes, co-founders of Mature. The Detroit-based men's clothing retailer launched on July 4, 2017, and offers an exclusive collection of contemporary, casual clothing and modern dress wear. Mature utilizes its e-commerce site and various pop-up locations throughout the Detroit area...