Applications are in!

A round of applause for all of the entrepreneurs who have submitted their brick & mortar storefront plans for consideration in the Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest, presented by Opportunity Detroit. Semifinalists will be announced on August 11th! 

Hatch Detroit is a vehicle to champion and support independent retail businesses through funding, education, exposure and mentoring.

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The Contest

We have $50K to invest in the next retail storefront in Detroit, Highland Park or Hamtramck and we’re asking the public to vote on which business will take home the grand prize. Learn more about the Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest, presented by Opportunity Detroit.

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Meet our Hatch Alums

Fourteen businesses who have competed have gone on to open their storefronts, while sixteen more continue to operate pop-ups while navigating their way to opening up shop.

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The Neighborhood Initiative

This program is about supporting long-standing independent retail. Between bike racks and lighting upgrades, new signage and new sidewalks, Hatch is working to make neighborhoods a better place to do business.

Join the Hatch Community

Sign up for updates on the Contest, Hatch Alumni and Neighborhood Initiative developments.

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