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Founders

Company

Nextek Power Systems

461 Burroughs St
Detroit, MI 48202

Paul Savage

What educational, entrepreneurial or business development programs, if any, have you taken advantage of?
We are a tenant in NextEnergy's campus in TechTown.

Who was your first customer and where did you find them?
It was a retail store owned by a shareholder in New York.

Where did you find your first employee?
We found him through friends.

Have you promoted an intern to employee status, and if so how many times have you done it?
We have done it twice.

Where have you turned to find capital to grow your company and which institutions have provided it?
We received an investment from the New York State Small Business Technology Investment Fund.

What are some of the advantages to doing business here?
There is a lower cost of living here. We are also centrally located for national business and have access to a great airport.

It's often said that Metro Detroit and Michigan need to reinvent their economies to be competitive. Are we making those changes, and if so are we making enough of them or doing it fast enough?
We need more all the time. Everyone needs to push and be accountable.


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