Entrepreneurship

Feature StoryLocal skateboarders are raising money and making much needed repairs at the Flint Skatepark, which opened 10 years ago.

Meet the volunteers saving Flint's only skatepark


In The NewsJason Trice opened his Bedrock Apparel storefront in August at the Capitol Theatre.
In The NewsTeam Metro

Small Business Info Fair to highlight local resources


Feature StoryFlint, MI - Thursday, June 7, 2018: Raven Hullum, 14, (left) and Erin Long, 17, creators of Loving Me Inc., have their photograph taken at the Flint Farmers' Market downtown.
Feature StoryFlint, MI - Friday, February 2, 2018: As he rounds the edges of his project, Flint resident Mike Callahan checks to make sure his progress is even and smooth at Factory Two in Flint.

Flint's makerspace: See inside Factory Two


Feature StoryFlint SOUP  founder Adrian Montague speaks with a patron  at the Flint SOUP event in January 2018 at the Church of the Harvest International  in Flint.
In The NewsTalicia Campbell, owner of Chef Telly, receives congratulations after winning the microgrant at the Flint SOUP event in January.

Inside Flint SOUP: $800 win funds kitchen, licensing for Chef Telly


Feature StoryCharma Dompreh presents her business, Charma's Green Chips, at Flint SOUP during the October event at Factory Two in Flint.
In The NewsThe leadership team at SIPI, which currently has contracts to provide training and to help local organizations build success.

Building Flint's social enterprise and investment systems


In The NewsPorcha Clemons, 27, offers free dance classes for Flint children aged 5 to 19 two days a week.

Stepping up to offer free dance classes to Flint youth


In The NewsLeon El-Alamin is the founder and executive director of MADE Institute. He uses his own life experiences to help clients build new lives for themselves after being released from prison.

MADE Institute: Building new beginnings after prison


In The NewsMembers of the University of Michigan-Flint's Entrepreneurs Society recently brought back a national award—second place for cross campus involvement from the College Entrepreneurship Organization conference.

College entrepreneurs win national award (again)


In The NewsNadia Alamah describes herself as a writer, wanderer and wearer of many hats. She gives artists a stage, creates opportunities for collaboration, and provides spaces for inspiration. 

Nadia Alamah: Putting Flint arts in the spotlight


In The NewsThe 2017 class of Diplomat Fellows pose with CEO Phil Hagerman.
In The NewsChris Szumowicz found his second home for Wildroot Coffee at Woodside Church, remaining in the college and cultural neighborhood.

Wildroot Coffee finds second home at Woodside Church


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