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FORBES: Wall Street Executive, NBA and NFL stars coming together to fund new business ventures coming through 100K Ideas to rebuild Flint!

December 18, 2018

FOX Business: 100K Ventures launches, boosting entrepreneurial spirit in Flint!

December 12, 2018

MSNBC: Sports stars and Wall Street teaming up with 100K Ideas to launch 100K Ventures

December 31, 2018

ABC12: New venture capital group aims to help inventors and innovators through Flint's 100K Ideas!

December 21, 2018

WNEM: 100K Ventures: Draymond Green, Victor Cruz, Robert Wolf, Micheal Strahan and more big names creating new opportunties for Flint in partnership with100K Ideas!

December 17, 2018

100K Ideas is a nonprofit business incubator where anyone can bring a business idea for assessment. 170 ideas were vetted in the first year, with 24 clients still active. 

100K Ideas is not your average business incubator. In fact, they pride themselves on being different — on being accessible to all members of their community and welcoming to all who walk in their door.

Flint’s 100K Ideas Reaches 100th Idea Shortly After Opening

March 28, 2018

100K Ideas, a nonprofit dedicated to helping innovators and entrepreneurs take their ideas to market, celebrated the intake of its 100th idea just four months after its grand opening.

State grants $125,000 to Flint group to advance clean energy innovation

March 13, 2018

To encourage advancement in clean energy technologies and products, the Michigan Agency for Energy awarded 100K Ideas a $125,000 grant on March 13.

100K Ideas: A unique innovation hub open to anyone looking to build the next, best business

December 26, 2017

FLINT, Michigan—One for one.
 
Population: 100,000. Ideas: 100,000.
 
With a goal to “relieve the innovator of the entrepreneurial burden,” 100K Ideas fundamentally is working to re-establish the middle class in Flint, the very city that invented the middle class.

The Ferris Wheel Building’s Grand Opening a Success

November 07, 2017

The Ferris Wheel Building held its ribbon cutting and grand opening yesterday, and those in attendance included Chancellor Susan Borrego, Congressman Dan Kildee, and Governor Rick Snyder. The seven story, Art Deco style building has sat vacant for the past 30 years on Flint’s main artery, Saginaw Street, but recently underwent a $7.5 million renovation and is officially open to the public.

The National Development Council Announced the Winners of the 2017 NDC Academy Awards

November 01, 2017

For innovating project finance, Ferris Wheel Innovation Hub/100K Idea, in Flint, MI, won for assembling four different modes of public and private financing from six different organizations and agencies to create the first business incubator in Flint.

New incubator in historic building aims to transform Flint

April 09, 2017

Phil Hagerman helped transform a corner drug store into a $4.4 billion company. To create a headquarters for the company, he transformed one of automotive history's most significant sites. Now, inspired by the change he has seen in downtown Detroit, he wants to transform downtown Flint.

Ferris building renovation in downtown Flint to get $2.5 million grantWrite a catchy title...

March 28, 2017

With the renovation of the seven-story building comes 100K ideas, an innovation platform that is expected to "put a new spin on the way innovators approach the startup process by offering a 'one-stop-shop' to support them from concept to commercialization," according to the Michigan Economic Development Corporation.

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Location

Located in the Ferris Wheel

615 S Saginaw Street 

Flint, MI 48502

Business hours

Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm

Tuesday and Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm

First Saturday of the month: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Email or call to set up an appointment outside listed hours!

Contact

Tel: 810-213-4720

hey@100kideas.org

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