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ProsperUS Detroit 2019 Annual Convening

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Eastern Market

SHED 3

Detroit, MI 48207

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Join ProsperUS Detroit for the 2019 Annual Convening!


Join the ProsperUS Detroit team and our invaluable trainers, community partners, and supporters for our annual celebration of entrepreneurship in Detroit's neighborhoods. Join us at 5:30pm for an entrepreneur showcase and strolling dinner, followed by an exciting program and pitch competition that will begin at 7pm.


Event Highlights:

  • Showcase of Neighborhood Businesses

  • Strolling Dinner featuring Restaurants, Caterers, and Pop-Up Food Entrepreneurs supported by ProsperUS programs

  • Pitch Competition featuring 3 ProsperUS Detroit Grads

  • Performances by Neighborhood Groups

  • Celebration of Community Partners + Trainers + Business Service Providers

  • Dynamic Networking Opportunities with Entrepreneurs, Neighborhood Organizations, Community Members, Trainers, Funders, and ProsperUS Supporters



Important Information on the Pitch Competition:

ProsperUS Detroit is thrilled to host its fourth pitch competition at our annual celebration of neighborhood entrepreneurship. This year the stakes are even higher due to the generous support of Intuit!

Three (3) ProsperUS Graduates or current Training Participants will have three (3) minutes to present their business and their need for the prize money to a panel of three (3) judges.

Pitch Competition Prizes, sponsored by Intuit:
Grand Prize "Prosperity Award": $10,000
2nd Place: $5000
3rd Place: $3000

Application to Pitch Competition: http://bit.ly/2FejQlP2019Pitch

(Application closes April 8, 2019 at 11:59 PM)


Important Information on the Entrepreneur Showcase:

Over the last five years, ProsperUS Detroit has trained 1000 entrepreneurs, worked with over 200 small businesses through business services and workshops, and provided loans to almost 50 businesses. Working with neighborhood entrepreneurs and community organizations is an honor and a privilege, and we want to take this opportunity to showcase your business to other entrepreneurs, community organizations, program funders, and community stakeholders. This showcase is an opportunity to talk about your business, gain exposure, and network with other entrepreneurs in the city.

Application to Entrepreneur Showcase: http://bit.ly/2Y96jEM2019Showcase

(Application closes April 8, 2019 at 11:59 PM)


If you have any questions, please call or email ProsperUS Detroit Program Coordinator:

Elisa West (313-297-0083 or ewest@swsol.org).

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