HBCU students’ Detroit mobile grocery idea lands them Ally internships

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Alabama A&M University students won the Ally Financial Moguls in the Making competition, each winning a $10,000 scholarship and an internship at the company. (Photo: Ally Financial)

Several historically Black colleges and universities students walked away with internships and thousands of dollars in scholarships after creating business plans that would solve Detroit-based problems in a competition. 

The second annual HBCU business plan pitch competition, called Moguls in the Making, was hosted Sunday by Ally Financial Inc., which is based in Detroit. Ally Financial partnered with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Big Sean’s the Sean Anderson Foundation to host the event. 

Excitement was shared virtually Sunday evening as teams from 11 HBCUs had the opportunity to

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Detroit Lions cut jobs on business side as team struggles on field

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Detroit Lions don’t seem intent on making a midseason coaching change, so what improvements, if any, can save the 2020 season? (Filmed Oct. 5, 2020)

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With no fans allowed at Ford Field for at least another month due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Detroit Lions laid off a portion of their business-side staff this week.

The exact number of job cuts is unknown, and the Lions declined to say what percent of their approximately 300-person non-football work force was impacted by the layoffs.

“Consistent with organizational policy, we will not be issuing comment on internal business matters,” the team said in a statement to the Free Press.

Ford Field, home to the Detroit Lions, is seen before drills at practice, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, in Detroit. (Photo: Carlos Osorio, AP)

The cuts came during the team’s bye week, and less than seven days after the organization

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‘The Detroit Entrepreneur’ Ranks #1 Small Business Online Magazine in Detroit

Numbers do not lie. As the first of its kind, The Detroit Entrepreneur was a mere idea early this year. This month, the media outlet proudly stands as the #1 small business online magazine in Detroit, and one of the top business magazines in Michigan. Despite these rankings, the incredible brand is the only one of its kind.

Denisa Axhami, founder and president, shares her gratitude. “The idea originated from past experiences I had as a young business owner,” the visionary explains. “The lack of exposure and a network hindered my growth, which lead me to lose faith in my first business.”

The Detroit Entrepreneur highlights entrepreneurs in all avenues of business. From small businesses to talents, the media outlet has featured 60+ brands, businesses, talents, and entrepreneurs thus far. The site received over 1,000 visits a week at its worst week. 

In addition to its online website, their Instagram

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