In four years, we've launched four contests. All four winners are now open: Sister Pie, Batch Brewing, La Feria and Hugh... but the list doesn't stop there.
Seven more Hatch Alumni businesses have opened since our launch in 2011. Thirteen more Alumni have been operating as pop-ups on their way to opening their brick and mortar stores. Collectively, they've have invested over 2.4 million in Detroit and Hamtramck. They employ over 70 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.
We're looking for people who are not only passionate about their business, but who are looking for ways in which their business can build community.
Check out our FAQ page or contact us.