100 Black-Owned Businesses to Know at Bamboo

February 12, 2024

It’s February, which marks the celebration of black history and cultural contributions across our country. 

At Bamboo, we honor and celebrate our black business community. These entrepreneurs and creators are innovative, often leading in their industries with stellar products, creative media, and social impact. 

The Bamboo team put together this great list of local black owned businesses at Bamboo so you can connect, learn more, and support. 

Want to be added to the list? Reach out to our team: info@bamboodetroit.com 

Creative & Media/Marketing 

Robert Courtney & Associates

Determination Media & Black Friday’s Podcast - A media company releasing weekly Friday podcast interviews spotlighting black owned businesses across industries. 

Robert Courtney & Associates - A media/marketing company providing stellar digital and social media storytelling across industries. 

Danielane Media - A digital marketing consulting project founded and led by Danielle Abrams.

Socially Chrissy - Content creation, video, and social media services. Socially Chrissy is also an expert leader in urban transportation and empowering moms.

Stines Communication Group - A holistic communications firm led by Yvelette Stines, who is passionate about health, writing, and wellness. 

Piper Carter Studios, Detroit Is Different, & We Found HipHop - Piper Carter is a cultural organizer in entertainment justice, education justice, environmental justice, food justice and more. She is host of the podcast Detroit, a photographer, and community organizer. 

2050 Partners - Integrating culture, community, and connection. This culture-focused marketing and business strategy firm serves brands worldwide. 

Infused PR -  Led by Tatiana Grant, Infused PR is a leading marketing, PR, and events agency. 

MILO - Black-owned advertising and marketing agency, providing SEO, social media management, and strategy services.

 

Kacey Music - Musician and creative based in Detroit. 

I am My City- A brand focused on sustainability through apparel, branded products, and collaborations with corporate and community partners. 

RED by Morgan - Transforming Detroit’s narrative through photography. 

Michigan Fashion Week - A premier fashion company showcasing Michigan’s prestigious talent in fashion design, photography, art and modeling. 

Sketch 2 Press Designs - A graphic design and printing company with a hands on approach. 

Detroit Drama Studio - The Detroit Drama Studio is a certified studio for the Ivana Chubbuck Technique teaching Michigan and Illonios actors. 

J Hurt Photography - Photography services based in Detroit capturing graduations and special moments.

G Nicole Studios - Photography studio and services.

Events & Hospitality 

Foundation Management

Foundation Management - Specializing in event management, execution planning, and all around stellar design of events and experiences. 

Corporate Production Services - CPS group is a corporate event management company that provides event services for a variety of industries across local and national clients.

YourJB - Specializing in personal, business, and event services. 

Adelle Consulting & Events - Focused on positioning leaders to become champions for belonging and extending voices to the voiceless. 

 

Sumptuous Spirits - Elevating the mobile part experience with professional and luxury services. 

Crystal Marie Events - Detroit event planning and design company that plans destination weddings, elevated weddings, and corporate events. 

Fierce Staffing Solutions - Bringing quality talent to the hospitality and events industry everywhere. 

The Pose Experience - Detroit’s first mobile selfie experience. 

A. Lynn, LLC - Franchise Owner of Nothing Bundt Cakes, a boutique cakes and bakery shop.

Favoured Rentals - Event Rental Supply company.

Coaching & Wellness

Moss Therapy and Wellness

Moss Therapy and Wellness - Therapy services including counseling and psychotherapy. We value and pride ourselves in a cultural-relational approach.

B-Intentional - Soulful coaching and facilitation for transformational women leaders. 

AMA Associate - providing customized counseling, coaching, and consulting growth strategies for individuals and organizations worldwide. 

Rise Coaching - Certified life coach, CPT, and transformational speaker. 

Goal Getter Group - A program led by Jereshia Hawk, a leader providing resources to scale your business via group based coaching. 

The TEE The Extra Effort, LLC - Career coaching, advisement and mentorship. Linda Taliaferror has worked with numerous Fortune 500 companies, including senior-level executives of a $35+ Billion dollar company. 

Healthy Mind Healthy Life LLC - Mental Health Practitioner using person-centered and solution-focused approaches to mental health care. 

Dr. Shreve Clinical Wellness & Trauma Center - A board certified mental health counselor and traumatologist. 

Take Care Studios - A wellness community in Detroit that provides a supportive space for individuals to explore their passions, connect with peers, and take care of themselves and each other. 

Amour Women  - Women’s Network and Coaching aimed to prepare the next generation through mentoring, entrepreneurship skills development, and more. 

One Nickle Away - Providing support for adults recovering from brain trauma. 

B. Rooted Wellness - B. Rooted Wellness was founded in October, 2019, by Brianna Simpson to provide Southeast Michigan with health and wellness coaching. We take pride in providing evidence based, emotional, physical, and informational support to pregnant women and their families, before, during, and after birth.

Technology & Venture Capital & E-commerce 

Techstars Detroit Class

Techstars Detroit / Venture Catalysts - Led by Monica Wheat, a fund and ecosystem firm investing in minority owned technology and high growth companies. 

Solidea Capital - Venture Capital and consulting firm servicing early stage startups.

Chewbox - Mobility delivery company focused on servicing manufacturing plants. Schedule meal-delivery for employees with Chewbox.

The Lip Bar & Thrive Beauty - Some of our favorite all-natural beauty products, created in Detroit and sold around the world. 

Good Cakes and Bakes - Shipping high quality cakes and baked goods nationwide, baked in Detroit. 

Sequoia Tree Distributions & Royalty Gardens - All natural products for both organic personal care and professional cleaning. 

Konnected with Care - Konnected with Care or "Konnected" for short, is a social impact Tech company specializing in providing tailored case management and compliance software that helps foster youth and child welfare agencies (courts, law firms, youth-serving agencies, etc.,) stay connected to save time, money, and lives.

CircNova - CircNova is a biotechnology startup that leverages our unique AI NovaEngine™ to generate, analyze and identify circular RNA for therapeutic development.

Kozen - An on-demand wellness and yoga platform launching in Detroit. 

Lightship Capital - Investing in remarkable founders, and providing boot camps and workshops to support business modeling and growth. 

Safe App - Working to level the security playing field, founded by Rodney Gainous Jr.

GneissLife Innovations - Engineering firm primarily servicing the energy conservation industry. 

Petram Analytics - Unlock the power of your data to better optimize business and marketing strategies with Petram Analytics. 

Vehya  - The Electrification marketplace. 

Peadbo - Your personal advisory board made easy.

Automation Works - Cybersecurity education and training. 

Lierre Naturals  - All natural, herbal products, created by a female pharmacist to help women. 

Angel investments - Investing in angel deals in Michigan.

ABC Solutions - software development and agile project management.

Donald Robinson - Teaching coding and tech talent recruiting services. 

Detroit Black Tech & Fully Developed - Software services and community training for black tech professionals, led by Jeseekia Vaugh. 

EvenScore & Black Tech Saturdays - A software startup and movement uplifting and celebrating joy in the black tech community, led by Johnny and Alexa Turnage. 

Linked Workforce LLC - Innovation, consulting and strategy around technology for your business. 

Professional Services & Real Estate Development

Sharpe Insurance Agency

Sharpe Insurance Agency - Insurance services for every stage of your life. Based in Detroit, serving you across the United States.

Bolden Wealth Management - Financial advisor in Royal Oak and Metro Detroit.

Global Engagement Consultants - Providing human-based solutions in diversity, equity and inclusion. 

The Bee Agency - For ten years, the Bee Agency has fueled movements, shifted narratives, and crafted public relations blueprints to socially responsible brands.

Eloquent Digital Marketing - Digital Marketing firm in Royal Oak.

Sparkling Glow - Cleaning services company based in Royal Oak. 

Green Maids of Detroit - A cleaning company with a focus on organic, non-toxic, vegetable based cleaning solutions.

Crystal Cleans - Cleaning service for professional office and retail business. 

Perfected Care Transport and Logistics - Specializing in route management and trucking Services. 

Eazzy Automotive - Auto Brokers and Leasing in Eastpoint and Royal Oak.

Flux City - Real estate development specializing in undervalued and overlooked commercial and residential properties. 

Urge Imprint  - Boutique management consulting firm and URGE Development Group focusing on commercial real estate. 

Standard Alliance Group - Real Estate services. 

Third Space Dwellings - Limited Exposure for Rehab/Restoration projects for their homes and investment property in the City of Detroit and Metro Detroit Area. 

AH Solutions - Business and technical consulting.  

Nonprofit & Social Impact

At Bat - Providing baseball and softball activities for youth. 

Making It Happen Foundation  - Innovative youth programs teaching music and digital media skills. 

Remembering Cherubs  - Pregnancy loss support throughout Metro Detroit.

Detroit Phoenix Center - Providing critical resources, wrap around support, and nurturing environments for youth transitioning out of homes.

Esher’s Sister Circle - Providing integrated services and education to empower women.

Helping Hands of Wayne County -  Helping children succeed at their passion for arts, sports and other activities. 

Feed your Neighborhood - Food Distribution program. 

Detroit Justice Center - Working alongside communities to provide more equitable justice.

The Austin Foundation - We're on a mission to equip youth with the tools, support, and opportunities they need to become the trailblazers of tomorrow. 

Developmental Care Network - Developmental Care Network helps families every step of the way through the various spheres of our programs. 

The LIVE Nonprofit - Providing resources for children and families. 

Joanne’s Caring Angels - Non-medical homecare providing comfort, dignity, compassion via their services.  

Meaningful Power Foundation - Nonprofit organization focused on career development for careers in STEM, public speaking, financial management, serving in Michigan.

Single Family Living - Nonprofit supporting single parents in Macomb, Wayne, and Oakland county. 

Michigan Diversity Council - A member and organization partner providing training and support engaging employees in diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Pretty Brown Girl - A movement designed to positively impact and serve Black and Brown girls.