Stories

Get Inspired

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

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In Good Company Detroit Feature Story

Episode No 8 July 15 / 2020

Nailah Ellis

Ellis Island Tea

As the largest Black female-owned beverage manufacturer in the United States, Ellis Island Tea is on the cusp of becoming a beverage empire.

Ellis’s story captures her journey from starting her all-natural Jamaican Tea to landing a major investment from international star, comedian and actor Kevin Hart. Recently she traveled to Trinidad and Tobago to negotiate a deal with a major bottler that could be a game-changer in the beverage industry.

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Small Business Resilience Stories

Small Business Resilience Stories May 6 / 2020

Mariyah Siafuddin

Innovative Solution Partners

Mariyah Saifuddin of Innovative Solution Partners reminds us to stay connected to the Detroit entrepreneur network and recognize the small victories during this time.

Stay connected with Mariyah at isolutionpartners.com 

Small Business Resilience Stories April 29 / 2020

Kimle Nailer

Nail-Rite Construction

Kimle Nailer of Nail-Rite Construction shares a recent phone call she had encouraging another woman business owner during this crisis.

Learn more at nailrite.com

Small Business Resilience Stories April 27 / 2020

Juan Carlos

Featherstone Moments

Juan Carlos Dueweke-Perez of Featherstone Moments marketing agency discusses the need to be personally mindful of our teams during this time.

Learn more at featherstonemoments.com