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Chamber Announces Partnership with Startgrid, Launch of New Entrepreneurial Support Program

In a special announcement made at the Detroit Policy Conference, the Chamber announced its partnership with Startgrid in launching a collaborative community for entrepreneurs to come together to test, share and grow ideas that will change the world. To introduce Startgrid, Chamber CEO Sandy Baruah was joined on stage by Peter Gardner, CEO of Startgrid; Benjamin Erulkar, vice president of economic development – new development strategies at the Chamber; and Dave Egner, executive director of the New Economy Initiative (NEI). During the presentation, Egner announced that the NEI had given a $100,000 grant to the Startgrid initiative.

Startgrid offers businesses a place to develop ideas among people who understand entrepreneurship, collaborate with trusted experts and friends to build ventures, and meet people who can help expand ideas. To learn more about the program, click here.