LaunchDETROIT hosts Entrepreneur Meet & Greet on April 27

LaunchDETROIT invites area entrepreneurs to attend an Entrepreneur Meet and Greet to hear first-hand the experiences and successes of entrepreneurs participating in this multi-faceted Rotary-sponsored program. The event is scheduled from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on...

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Detroit entrepreneurs help each other in Rotary micro-lending model

“We were fortunate to receive a global grant from Rotary International to develop a group lending model in metro Detroit,” said Margaret Williamson, chair of LaunchDETROIT. “Studies show that group lending partnerships have been very successful overseas, and ours is the first to be developed in the U.S. by Rotarians.”

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Taylor and Trenton Rotarians form group lending program to help area entrepreneurs

“The networking opportunities and experiences that Rotary offers have been especially valuable to me,” said Valle, who was accepted to attend law school in the fall and opted to start a business instead. “I loved planning my own wedding and helping others with their parties and events. Our classes helped me create an executive summary and gave me lots of details to consider.”

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