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Motor City Match connects new and expanding businesses with Detroit’s quality real estate opportunities, providing them with funding and tools to fuel the city’s entrepreneurial revolution.

Black Pride Beauty with Deborah Glass

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Deborah Glass is an inventor and an entrepreneur. Deborah designed a Comb-N-Weave for her daughter and now she’s taken that idea into a grand vision, Black Pride Beauty. Black Pride Beauty’s Comb-N-Weave helps women all over the world that wear hair extensions by providing a safer way to add on hair. Deborah Glass hires veteran’s and others with well-paying jobs. Black Pride Beauty provides vendors, beauticians, and wholesalers products and more. Watch the feature on Deborah Glass and Black Pride Beauty.

J&G Pallets and Trucking with Les Lance

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J&G Pallets began in 1992 in the backyard of their home. Currently have 21 employees most of which currently live in Detroit. Located just on the edge of an industrial community and Eastside residential community…located 5 minutes from Eastern Market, Downtown Detroit and 2 major automotive plants. J&G Pallets is a resource for all manufacturers and warehouses in Metro-Detroit.

Woodward Throwbacks with Kyle Dubay and Bo Shepard

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Kyle Dubay and Bo Shepherd grew the vision of Woodward Throwbacks as an idea of creating sustainable products while helping the community. Woodward Throwbacks ended up evolving into a community based company that salvages wood from illegal dumping sites throughout the city. Kyle & Bo live and work in the city and both have witnessed how illegal dumping is a huge problem. And Woodward Throwback’s is their solution.

Nappy Kinky Coily with Ivy Hunter

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Nappy, Kinky, Coily is a place that is dependable, where customers can trust that their ideas for their image, can, and will be designed to complement them. Detroit is a fine location for the business because most of the patrons live in Detroit or work in Detroit and they will like being able to get to their salon quickly. The salon will be one meaningful business in a collaboration to make great use of Detroit’s spaces.

Terri’s Cakes Detroit with Garnet Terri Gullett

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Terri’s Cakes is the family started business that specializes and premium baking for weddings, birthdays, and more. Garnet Terri Gullet is caring on the tradition of the business from the footsteps of her Mother who cared on the tradition from her Father. Today Garnet is leading the opening of Terri’s Cakes first store front operation to be located in Corktown Detroit on Michigan Ave. Watch the interview with Garnet and find out more about Terri’s Cakes.

Bamboo Detroit with Amanda Lewan

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Bamboo Detroit has grown to 105 co-working customers at their 1442 Brush Street location. However, they have been turning away customers and unable to hold large events based on the current size and space limits. Now Bamboo Detroit is building out a new space at 1420 Washington BLVD for a future home that better serves their customer base providing a mix of dedicated desks, private offices, additional conferences rooms along with open co-working and offers larger event space for our community programming.

Patrick Beal of Detroit Training Center

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Meet Detroit Training Center! Detroit Training Center is a vocational education company that helps individuals, contractors, non-profits, and governmental entities achieve their career goals in areas of high and growing employment demand. Located at 5151 Lorraine Street, Detroit Training Center educates students in industries such as construction, heavy equipment, facility maintenance, landscaping, and commercial truck driving. This week’s Small Biz Stories features their journey to winning the Motor City Match program.

Manuel Jones & Tilman Robinson of Hi-Def Graphfx

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Tilman Robinson & Manuel Jones always has had the enthusiasm and the ability to interact with anyone and a PASSION for success. The vision of HI DEF GRAPHFXS and Media is to awake dreams help entrepreneurs, create and building their brand through advertising, provide jobs and service the community by providing start-ups with marketing material such as flyers, business cards, brochures at an affordable cost.

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