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Wednesday, April 13
 

11:00am

Detroit Farm and Garden
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: More Unconvered the Land - From Grass Roots to Retail 

Visit with Jeff Klein, a landscape architect and Founder of Detroit Farm and Garden, a for-profit retail landscape, garden, farm and feed supply store. Learn how this mission driven storefront focuses on “supporting the local landscape” through access to quality materials, local resources and information. Jeff will discuss how Detroit Farm and Garden and its relationship to the surrounding community is a key component for its success and relevancy in Detroit’s much talked about redevelopment. 

Presenters
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Jeff Klein

Landscape Architect / Founder, Detroit Farm and Garden

Host Companies
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Detroit Farm and Garden

The mission of Detroit Farm and Garden (DFG) is to provide quality landscape, farming, and gardening, resources to Detroit’s communities. DFG hopes to enable local economies, urban agriculture, food sovereignty and beauty in Detroit’s neighborhoods through material resources... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
Detroit Farm and Garden 1759 21st Street, Detroit, MI 48216

1:30pm

Build Institute
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: Great Things Start with Build!

Ever had dreams of owning your own business? Have a hobby or passion project you would like to monetize? Interested in learning more about Detroit's entrepreneurial environment? Join this workshop at our offices in Southwest Detroit and learn the answers to these questions and more. We will walk you through the past 4 years of Build Institute from its incubation within D:hive to our recent rapid growth. We will discuss how Build is driving equitable entrepreneurship in Detroit, what that means for the city and how our graduates are making a positive impact in the region. We'll also give you a sneak peek of a new program we're launching in 2016 that will provide you with the tools to fine-tune your idea and create a sustainable venture.

Presenters
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April Boyle

Director of Programs, Build Institute

Host Companies
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Build Institute

We help people turn their business ideas into reality by providing them with the necessary tools, resources, and support network in Detroit. We offer networking events, mentorship, connections to resources and a nurturing community that allows ideas to develop and flourish over t... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Build Institute 2701 Bagley, Detroit, Michigan 48216

3:00pm

Ponyride
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: A Day at Ponyride

Join co-founder, Phillip Cooley, as he gives an overview on Ponyride, talks about the companies that started there and how Ponyride is playing an integral part of the Detroit ecosystem.

Presenters
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Phillip Cooley

Founder, Ponyride

Host Companies
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Ponyride

Ponyride is a building in Detroit that provides light-industrial, co-working, and dance/movement space for emerging endeavors. The layout and management of the building encourages collaboration between the various enterprises and their constituents.


Wednesday April 13, 2016 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ponyride 1401 Vermont, Detroit, MI 48216

4:30pm

The Natural Market
Limited Capacity seats available
Tickets are required to attend NewCo.
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Session Title: The Art of Selling Brotherhood Like Soap

The Natural Market will host a detailed, hands on experience discussing the adaptation of a global product and how it can be produced in a local marketplace. We'll discuss how effective decision making can positively impact the purchasing and procurement of materials and equipment for a small business. You will make and finish a product of your own, coming away with a clear and concise understanding of social entrepreneurship, and why The Natural Market specializes in the art of “ Selling Brotherhood Like Soap.”

Presenters
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Victoria Roby

Owner/ Founder, The Natural Market

Host Companies
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The Natural Market

The Natural Market chooses to lead by example by sustaining a business in a community where the customer and the business benefit from the common goal of promoting and encouraging social and economic change. We want to improve ourselves, our neighborhoods, and world! We believe Detroit... Read More →


Wednesday April 13, 2016 4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Natural Market 1442 Brush St, Detroit, MI 48066