Current Businesses in Residence

4Thought Studios

A 4ward thinking tech shop


Boutique consulting firm

Animal Intuition

Growing great relationships between animals and humans


A global leader in speech and search technology services

Brendan Ross, Photographer

Photos that work

Rainelle Burton


Center for Community Progress

Turning Vacant Spaces into Vibrant Places

Center for Neurological Studies

The Mission of the Center for Neurological Studies is to improve the lives of people with neurobehavioral disorders


International Co-Production Film Group

Detroit Food Academy

Experiential leadership program dedicated to transforming the lives of young Detroiters through food and social entrepreneurship


Strategy + communications that empower children + families

El Moore

Sustainable Urban Living in Detroit

Final Five Productions

Helping your company find its story and tell it in the most powerful way possible

FoodLab Detroit

Food Entrepreneurs for a just, vibrant and sustainable Detroit

For All Cloud

Cloud software for everyone

Fresh Corner Cafe

Mission-driven fresh food delivery and catering service formed in response to the troubling lack of access to high-quality healthy foods in Detroit

Fresh Corner Solutions

Food business consulting


Connecting together. Caring better.


Helping nonprofits implement strategic plans

Great Lakes Environmental Law Center

Protecting the world’s greatest freshwater resource and the communities that depend upon it

The Grace Lee Boggs School

Nurturing creative, critical thinkers who contribute to the well-being of their communities

Green Seeds Consulting

Triple bottom-line consulting

Greenwood Solutions

Green teams, environmental and sustainability services

Insights Advisors

Management consulting for new and struggling businesses


Crowdfunding incredible Muslims worldwide


Landscape architecture and planning studio focused on cutting edge sustainable planning and community driven design


Registered investment advisor

Mission Throttle

We accelerate positive community impact by blending business solutions and philanthropic values

New Solutions Group / Global Detroit

Public policy consulting that works creatively and collaboratively for the common good / Mobilizing Detroit’s immigrant potential

Emily Nicklett, University of Michigan School of Social Work

Researcher concerned with social and contextual determinants of health in later life


Crowdfunding to build a better Michigan


Creative solutions to funding and staffing needs for grassroots organizations specializing in community and economic development

Red Maple Resources

Consulting firm focused on the financing and management of real estate development that supports community revitalization strategies

Red Panda

Explore new sound (designing and assembling guitar effect pedals)

Ribbon Farm Hops

Nurturing Hops, Hope and a Harvest of Cheer

Simply Well Communities

Designing sustainable, holistic, healthy living communities

Smarter Phones

Smarter Phones. Smarter People.


Massage Delivered To You


Graphic design studio

TACT Training Solutions

Helping adults and youth build vital life skills for success in today’s world

Thrive Legal

Serving the legal needs of small business owners and entrepreneurs in Detroit

Urbane Media

Digital Marketing and Public Relations Laboratory

What’s Next LLC

Business consultancy specializing in helping small to medium manufacturers develop strategies based on sustainable business principles

Writing It Right For You

Academic business writing and editing, e-book and self-publishing, and small business marketing and consulting