Business Support Network

The Detroit Business Support Network (DBSN) is made up of over 40 organizations across the city of Detroit.  
Business Support Network Vision:
A Detroit with a business-friendly environment where high-quality business services are easy to access and effectively delivered to both startup and existing businesses. This ecosystem supports vibrant commercial districts, a strong downtown, and growth in competitive business clusters.
Detroit Business Support Network Mission:
DBSN brings together all business support organizations working with Detroit businesses to:
  • Coordinate the most effective and efficient delivery of high quality services;
  •  Work cooperatively to increase outreach to clients, and;
  •  Monitor and advise the City of Detroit on business-related process improvements.   
Recently DBSN released The BizGrid, which display's all of Detroit's start-up resources on one chart.  The BizGrid features 54 organizations offering services ranging from business planning and strategy to real estate assistance, funding, co-working space, and beyond. Its crisp, simple design enables an entrepreneur to find names and contact information for assistance organizations based on the entrepreneur’s business stage and needs. You can download the BizGrid here or go to for more information.