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. Mommies Time Out: Discovery Careers in Technology

    Are you a parent, looking for a career in technology? Join Grand Circus for a discussion about opportunities available in tech space. Refreshments and childcare provided. Register here. When: October 21 at 11:00-1:00 PM Where: Grand Circus Detroit 1570 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 48226 Cost: $0

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  2. Grand Circus Bootcamp Info Session

    Grand Circus’ coding bootcamps are 10-week long, immersive programs designed to help prepare you for the increased demand for careers in tech. Come to our Bootcamp Info Session and learn more about how a bootcamp works, the candidates we accept, financing, career opportunities, and much more. Register here. When: November 8th at 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM Where: […]

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  3. THE ART OF THE ASK: A Workshop Focusing on E-Commerce Excellence

     You’ve got a great idea. Then you have a great product. Then you want to share it with the world and make some money. Sounds good, but how to do it? The Detroit Fulfillment Initiative invites you to join us for a lively interactive discussion about two topics that are crucial to entrepreneurial success in […]

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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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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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