Hatch Detroit Contest offers chance at grant for all metro Detroit entrepreneurs

Applications accepted through July 16

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Metro Detroit entrepreneurs have one week left to apply for the Hatch Detroit Contest.

The winner will receive a $50,000 grant to open a brick and mortar business in Detroit, Highland Park or Hamtramck.

For the first time, the Detroit Lions will offer continued financial support to winners who follow through on their business plan.

The judges will announce the Top Ten  August 6 and the first round of public voting opens August 7. The winner will be announced August 20 at the Hatch Off, where the top 2 contestants will square off.

Results will be determined by 50% popular vote and 50% judges' vote.

Since 2011, the contest has named three winners: Batch Brewery (2013), La Feria (2012) and HUGH (2011). You could be next! 

Apply online at hatchdetroit.com by July 16.

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