What If Networking Looked More Like Collaboration?

Spartans Helping Spartans

By Amanda Lewan (Guest Blogger)

Spartans Helping Spartans Collaborate in Detroit

About a year ago, I helped created a collaborative workspace in Downtown Detroit called Bamboo Detroit. I never really thought I’d find myself in a historic Detroit building, calling myself an “entrepreneur.”

I’m one of those crazy people who knew when I was twelve years old what I wanted to do: I wanted to be a writer. After graduation, I put my Professional Writing degree from MSU to good work. My first job was at a start-up advertising agency. I was the third employee hired, and I helped grow the company from the ground up. I was introduced to the world of entrepreneurship. I absolutely loved it.

Today, I write about entrepreneurship for an online community I started called Michipreneur.com, and I help grow Detroit’s entrepreneurial community providing writing and marketing services to a variety of start-up companies downtown…

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