What educational, entrepreneurial or business development programs, if any, have you taken advantage of?
We have received assistance and are in partnerships with NextEnergy, Automation Alley
, Ann Arbor SPARK
and Focus: HOPE
Who was your first customer and where did you find them?
and Meijer, both through networking.
Where did you find your first employee?
Through a referral.
Have you promoted an intern to employee status, and if so how many times have you done it?
Where have you turned to find capital to grow your company and which institutions have provided it?
Angel and business incubators.
What are some of the advantages to doing business here?
An opportunity exists in Detroit and southeast Michigan to create businesses from ideas which does not exist anywhere else due to the dedicated work force, Detroit manufacturing know how and the lower cost startup opportunities.
If you could change one thing about this region, what would it be?
Develop a focused area within the city where startups can operate and feed off of the inspiring energy of each other.