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Through inspirational videos, podcasts, and features, learn how Detroit entrepreneurs have built and grown their of businesses. From start-up to stay-up.

Episode No 5 March 27 / 2020

Carol Himelhoch

Himelhoch's

“In the 1940s, my dad helped start the careers of Calvin Klein and Estee Lauder. If I go back in history, we help designers get discovered. It’s in our blood.” The Detroit legacy brand relaunched as an online retail platform in 2018, featuring indie fashion designers from Detroit, other parts of the United States, and even abroad.

Episode No 4 February 27 / 2020

Gias Talukder

Bengal Auto Sales

More than a neighborhood car dealer, Gias Talukder has earned the trust of his customers, becoming known as a man with answers in Detroit’s Bengali community.

Episode No 3 January 23 / 2020

Brandon Seng & Mark Coe

Michigan Farm to Freezer

The idea for Michigan Farm to Freezer is simple - pick Michigan-grown farm-fresh fruits and veggies,  then freeze at the peak of freshness for year-round goodness. Co-founders, Brandon Seng and Mark Coe talk about their unexpected journey from a northern Michigan farmers market and school lunch program to Detroit's historic Eastern Market and homes, state-wide.

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