Applications open for Hatch Detroit small business pitch contest

Past entrants celebrate their Hatch Detroit wins.

Comerica Hatch Detroit has opened its applications for its pitch contest that gives business owners a chance at winning $100,000, contest organizers announced Tuesday.

The annual contest is a partnership between Comerica Bank and TechTown Detroit, an entrepreneurship hub for small businesses and tech companies. It will fund a business that has hopes of opening a brick-and-mortar in Detroit, Hamtramck or Highland Park, according to a news release. 

“This community contest helps bring the dream of an aspiring business owner closer to reality and serves as a vital resource for these budding entrepreneurs,” Steve Davis, Comerica Bank Michigan Market president, said in a news release. “Hatch Detroit has left a lasting impact on Detroit’s economic revitalization by bolstering the entrepreneurial spirit, rewarding innovation and promoting small business development. Through our partnership with TechTown, we are proud to assist local entrepreneurs access the capital and technical assistance needed to take their small business to the next level and thrive.”

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