NEIdeas: Rewarding Ideas for Business Growth is back.

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In 2014, the New Economy Initiative (NEI) launched NEIdeas. Over 600 businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park applied. Of those applicants, more than 30 small businesses won cash awards totaling $500,000. Now, in 2015, NEI is doing it again. Applications for the $10k Challenge and the $100k Challenge are now open.

Learn. Get Help. Apply! We believe that a great idea can help a good business grow. In two-hundred words or less, you provide the idea. We provide the money to make it happen.