The DeFI Mission

"Our mission is to accelerate the growth of Detroit by helping businesses distribute their products to the world."


Tools for your business

Check out these valuable tools that can help grow your product based business:


Educational events and workshops

Register for these hand-picked events and workshops that address business growth and fulfillment strategies that help you achieve your growth goals. Learn about these topics:

  1. Leveraging Digital Tools to Break Into the e-Commerce Market

    Learn how to leverage online tools to help grow your e-commerce business. Experts from Shopify, Listrak, and UPS will present insightful information on their tools. We will follow up their presentations with an amazing panel discussion about e-commerce, including panelists from these companies: About The Speakers Julie Wahl As Director of Strategic Partnerships, Julie focuses […]

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Connect with our growth network

DeFI's network of businesses is designed specifically to help you launch your product-based business and increase your market share. When you reach out to DeFI, we will connect you in the following areas:



Find the right funding for your business within our growth network


Talk with marketing experts that can help you create great marketing strategies


Experts in e-commerce, web-technology, and app development

Fulfillment & Supply Chain

Fulfillment and supply chain help, no matter the size of your business

Office Space

Find a comfortable spot for your business

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Join the initiative as a DeFI partner

If you have something to offer, we want to hear from you! Join our growth network to be part of Detroit’s reemergence.

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