Nine more Hatch Alumni businesses have opened since our launch in 2011. Sixteen more Alumni have been operating as pop-ups on their way to opening their brick and mortar stores. Collectively, they’ve have invested over $2.5 million in Detroit and Hamtramck. They employ over 80 people.
We focus on supporting brick & mortar retail because means more jobs and amenities for residents. It spurs more development and investment into the communities Alumni businesses settle in.