Meta Physica Wellness Center

  • August 9, 2016
Meta Physica Wellness Center

Hear Jenaveve & Anahi pitch Meta Physica on StartUp Nation: Meta Physica Massage was established in 2013 by Jenaveve Biernat LMT with the belief that self care is a not a luxury but a necessity. The mission of Meta Physica Wellness Center is to bring affordable, preventative health care to every BODY. Originally located in Midtown Detroit, Meta Physica has outgrown the one room studio where it all started and now do to rapid growth, must expand. Our newly updated space will be located in Corktown. Meta Physica Massage will transition to Meta Physica Wellness Center offering therapeutic bodywork, full spectrum infrared saunas, a raw juice bar, an herbal apothecary and health inspired retail. In addition, meditation classes and community workshops will be offered. By expanding Meta Physica, we aim to build a relaxing environment and offer affordable services to…

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This Week in the News

  • July 14, 2016

One day left!  The applications close tomorrow for the 2016 Comerica Bank Hatch Detroit Contest, presented by Opportunity Detroit. Previous Hatch Contest winners, Sister Pie and Batch Brewing Co., have been around town talking about how the contest helped to support their storefront dreams, check out the latest news stories!  Whether it is bourbon-soaked cherry pie or Paella Arancini, Hatch alumni have been busy this week. Did you just think of the next big idea for a storefront in Detroit?  There is still time!  You have the chance to win $50K from Comerica Bank, and more than $200,000 in pro bono services including a $25,000 branding and design package from GTB (formally Team Detroit), a 30-second social media advertisement from MCCI, legal services from Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn and a package of accounting, IT, public relations support, and counsel from Hatch…

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One Week Left! Top 5 Reasons to Apply for the 2016 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest, presented by Opportunity Detroit

  • July 7, 2016
One Week Left!  Top 5 Reasons To Apply For The 2016 Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest, Presented By Opportunity Detroit

There’s more than one winner. If you are placed within the Top 10 Semi-Finalist round, your business is invited to join the Hatch Detroit Alumni Program, which offers technical support, referrals to other business support organizations and the opportunity for additional spot grant funding.  Comerica and Hatch Detroit will also host a business planning workshop later this year for Hatch Alumni to address challenges related to opening and operating a storefront. Publicity.  Your business will be seen by thousands of potential customers throughout the city before you ever open your doors. This introduction to the larger public allows contestants to gain visibility and support from the community as well as the attention of potential investors.  The contest has received a combined 300,000 public votes that have helped contest winners such as Hugh, La Feria, Batch Brewing Company, Sister Pie and…

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This Week in the News

  • July 6, 2016
This Week In The News

Our latest 2015 Comerica Hatch Detroit contest winner, Live Cycle Delight has been busy this week in the news with the new location announced.  The new studio will offer three types of indoor cycling classes and TRX conditioning classes as the first contemporary cycling studio in the area.  Check out the news from this week about our Hatch winner’s new brick and mortar store opening in West Village!   Have an idea for a new space in Detroit?  The 2016 Hatch Detroit Contest applications are due July 15th.  Visionary entrepreneurs have a chance to win $50,000 from Comerica Bank, and more than $200,000 in pro bono services including a $25,000 branding and design package from GTB (formally Team Detroit), a 30-second social media advertisement from MCCI, legal services from Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn and a package of accounting, IT, public…

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Hannah Robar, Intern

  • July 5, 2016
Hannah Robar, Intern

Hannah Robar is the Marketing and Event Coordination Intern of Hatch Detroit.  She was raised in Indian Village, Detroit, and is currently pursuing a B.F.A. in Photography and B.A. in Global Studies from Michigan State University with minors in Art History and Chinese.  Hannah lived abroad in Brazil for four years, then moved to attend university in East Lansing, MI, so coming back to the city she is excited to see the revitalization of Detroit.

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Detroit Unspun: Meet your Hatch Detroit 2015 Winner – Live Cycle Delight scored with energy, social-media savvy

  • August 29, 2015
Detroit Unspun: Meet Your Hatch Detroit 2015 Winner – Live Cycle Delight Scored With Energy, Social-media Savvy

Detroit Unspun writer Karen Dybis takes an in-depth look at Live Cycle Delight and how they nailed down the 2015 Comerica Hatch Detroit Prize: Amina Daniels seems like a New Yorker – she talks fast, she moves fast, she thinks fast. Yet those same traits – speed, dexterity when moving between topics or locations, quickness of mind and body – are the same reasons she is, most certainly, of Detroit. Daniels and her business partner Jackie Palmer are now something else – they are the 2015 Hatch Detroit winners. Their business, Live Cycle Delight, will receive $50,000 in funding as well as business support from Comerica Bank and other sponsors, including Opportunity Detroit. Live Cycle Delight aims to become be the first contemporary cycle studio in downtown Detroit. According to those in the know, they are dedicated to providing the…

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Entrepreneurs invited to compete for $50K in Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest

  • July 20, 2015
Entrepreneurs Invited To Compete For $50K In Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest

This article originally appeared in the Oakland Press. By Julia Satterthwaite Entrepreneurs wishing to compete for $50,000 in this year’s Comerica Hatch Detroit Contest presented by Opportunity Detroit must submit entries electronically by July 24. Hatch was founded in 2011, which is when the first contest began. Winners of this year’s contest would share the honor with previous winners: Hugh, La Feria, Batch Brewing Company and Sister Pie. Even those who make it into the top 10, considered alumni businesses by Hatch Detroit, have a chance for success, with 12 of those successfully opened to date. “We are looking for a strong, independent retail concept,” Executive Director of Hatch Detroit said. “It should provide a quality product, have good design standards and be an asset to the citizens. Anyone who wants to open a brick and mortar retail business in Detroit,…

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