Stories tagged: "MI Money"


Lavish Beauty Box caters to Black customers in Detroit, but CEO Leslie Williams hopes to grow beyond the city soon.
This Detroit Woman Quit Her Job Right Before the Pandemic. It’s Paying Off.

Leslie Williams says she’s always known that she was meant to be her own boss. COVID-19 wasn’t going to stop her from realizing her goals.

Photo via Shutterstock
Want to Switch Careers During the Pandemic? These College Admissions Counselors Have Some Tips.

The vast majority of Michigan's highest-paying require college training. Follow these tips to make your career goals a reality.

A small business in Detroit making masks for the coronavirus pandemic, supported by Michigan Women Forward.
This Program Helped More Than 300 Michigan Businesses Survive the Pandemic

From restaurants to child-care services, Michigan's small businesses are finding ways to thrive amidst the pandemic thanks, in part, to the Michigan Entrepreneur Resilience Fund.

Local businesses like Detroit's Ivy Kitchen + Cocktails can survive Gov. Whitmer's three-week pause to indoor dining thanks to outdoors, curbside, and delivery solutions.
WATCH: Detroit’s Ivy Kitchen Closed Once, But Is Surviving Now. Here’s How.

The best way to see your favorite neighborhood restaurants through the three-week pause is to keep eating—with safe take-out or delivery options, of course! Here’s the story of a chic eatery nestled in a historic neighborhood.

A tent by the water in northern Michigan.
Michigan State Parks’ Popularity Could Reinvigorate the Economy

Attendance at Michigan’s state parks, harbors and other recreational sites has never been higher. That could be a major benefit to businesses in a hard economic environment.

Grants for Michigan's small business owners could help them keep their doors open throughout the pandemic.
These Are the Grants Saving Small Businesses

Local businesses have already received close to $100 million thanks to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation. Here's how the funds are being used by entrepreneurs, and how you can apply.

Prej Iroegbu stands outside his Fork in Nigeria food truck, based in Detroit.
Full Plate, Full Heart, Can’t Lose: The Best Nigerian Food Truck in Detroit Opened During the Pandemic

Detroit entrepreneur Prej Iroegbu had a plan to feed Detroiters delicious Nigerian eats—and he’s doing it while navigating unexpected challenges that came along the way. Grab a fork for this mouthwatering tale.