2016 NEIdeas $10K challenge finalists


A total of 117 businesses have been selected as finalists for this year’s NEIdeas $10K challenge, which will reward existing small businesses in Detroit, Hamtramck and Highland Park with cash for their ideas for growth. Over 570 businesses submitted ideas by the challenge’s June 1 application deadline. This fall, 30 of the following finalists will be selected to win $10,000 each for their ideas to grow:

      8º Plato – Detroit
      Above & Beyond Learning Child Care Center Inc.
      All About Technology
      Always Brewing Detroit
      Beau Bien Fine Foods
      Blessed Beginnings Learning Center LLC
      Bobs Classic Kicks Inc
      Bon Bon Bon
      C &S Shoes Inc. Dba Roby’s Shoes
      Cabresto Imports Corporation
      Cake Ambition LLC
      Centric Design Studio
      Champs Landscaping LLC
      Chewy’s Gourmet Kitchen
      Chugga’s Bakery
      City Center Coin Laundry Co
      D & A Total Home Improvements
      Dabls’ Mbad African Bead Museum
      Delroy’s First Place Lounge
      Detroit House Carpentry
      Detroit Linen Service, Inc.
      Detroit Maid
      Detroit Mercantile Company
      Detroit School Of Music
      Detroit Security Concepts LLC
      Detroit Smart Healthy Eating
      Detroit Teacher Village
      Dexter Quality Cleaners
      Djenne Beads And Art
      Donovans Pub
      Downtown Auto Wash LLC
      Drive Table Tennis Social Club
      Eden Urban Farms LLC
      El Comal Restaurant
      Eric’s I’Ve Been Framed Shop, Inc.
      Farm Harvest Urban Farms, LLC
      Flo Boutique
      Fresh Cut Detroit Flower Farm
      Gateway Supply Management
      Go! Smoothies LLC
      God’s World
      Good Juice
      Gourmet Food Center
      Great Lakes Auto Sales Ltd., LLC
      Guadalajara #2, Inc.
      Higher Ground In Hair & Nail Salon
      Highland Park Tire Full Auto Services
      Hunt & Noyer, LLC
      Ingenuity College Preparatory Inst.
      Jenn’s Gluten-Free Gems
      Jesse J. Paul Boxing Gym
      Jesus Never Fails Transportation
      Jlh Heating & Air Conditioning LLC
      Kiosco LLC
    Kuddles The Clown
      La Posada
      Living Zen
      Lpi -B Doing Business As S & R Car Wash
      Mash Detroit
      Mcadoo Dental
      Merit Goodness, Inc
      Model Behavior Hair Salon
      Moore Liquor, LLC
      Moran Street Bicycles
      Motor City Automotive Training
      Motor City Soap Company LLC
      Nail-Rite Construction, Inc.
      Nitty’s Car & Truck Restorations
      New Ubc LLC
      Nicks Detroit
      Painexx Corporation
      Papa Dees Hand Car Wash
      Phoenix Haus
      Quetarshe Textiles Design Studio
      Rbigroup LLC / The Livernois Pop Up Shop
      Redesign And Restoration
      Reflection Shoe Shine
      Rowe Trucking LLC
      Salt & Cedar Letterpress
      Sevonty Restoration, LLC
      Sha La Cynt’s LLC
      Sharklion LLC
      Shawn Jones Catering LLC
      Simplified Clothing, LLC.
      Smith Shop
      Socra Tea
      Soul Food Stop
      Source Booksellers LLC
      Spa-A-Peel Studio
      Spectacles Inc.
      Stacey Jaye LLC
      Streetwear, LLC
      Tabor Way LLC
      Taqueria El Nacimiento
      Terry’s Casablanca
      The Brooklyn Street Local
      The Cleaning Doctors
      The Detroit Marshmallow Co.
      The Painted Lady Lounge
      The Red Hook Detroit, LLC
      The Style Gallery
      Thompson Funeral Home, Inc.
      Toriana’s Blessed House Of Beauty And Spa
      Triangle Pro Hardware
      Trinosophes, LLC
      True Blue Cleaning Service, LLC
      Very Special Van Service, LLC
      Welco & Co, Inc
      Wheelhouse Detroit
      Whiskey In The Jar
      Woodward Throwbacks
      Xenophora LLC
    Zarkpa’s Purses & Accessories