Founded by four entrepreneurs who wanted a welcoming space to grow their ideas. Bamboo Detroit is one of the most respected co-working spaces in the nation.


Bamboo Detroit builds shared workspace for all, so you can do more together. Through inclusive community, affordable and flexible modern offices, classes and networking events we help entrepreneurs and innovative companies launch, land or expand in Downtown Detroit. We're a small team but a large community who all support each other to succeed. More than 200 diverse Detroit businesses grow and thrive out of Bamboo.  

Bamboo has been honored nationally as a Top Shared Office Space in America, featured in ABC's 20/20, NPR Radio, Entrepreneur Magazine, and honored by the City of Detroit.

At our core is Inclusive Entrepreneurship & Economic Impact. Read our 2017 report.

Our community is made up of creators, entrepreneurs, national non-profits, scaling startups, professional service providers, all with a collective buying power of $74 million annually. 


Mike Ferlito
Co-founder, CFO

Mike Ferlito is Co-founder & CFO of Bamboo Detroit. Mike was born into the world of real estate, working in it for almost 15 years, and has an MBA in Finance. Mike leads the expansion of Bamboo’s real estate footprint, while also involved in the greater development community of Detroit.

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Amanda Lewan
Co-founder, CEO

Amanda Lewan is Co-founder & CEO of Bamboo Detroit. She has worked in the startup world for nearly a decade. Now, she leads all community programming and strategic growth for Bamboo. She’s been honored locally and nationally for her work launching and growing Bamboo.

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Leydya Yatooma
Creative Marketing

Leydya Yatooma is over our creative marketing at Bamboo Detroit. She's skilled in communicating effectively across a variety of platforms to make sure you don't miss anything from Bamboo Detroit. Leydya is also responsible for all the wonderful photos we have of Bamboo Detroit.

Bamboo Values

Community First. We're a community first. Decisions are made for the greater good of our community.

Welcome All. We're a connector and welcome center for all businesses in the city. 

Inclusion. We believe for Detroit to succeed, all must be included in its growth. 

Empower Together. We're in it together with you to help you succeed.

Bamboo Fellow

Bamboo is seeking creative and entrepreneurial folks to join our team.

As a Bamboo fellow you get access to the space, events, and member perks while helping us maintain the space. This is a very flexible position and ideal for a college student, graduate, or someone in the midst of a career change. You’ll get to work on fun projects and paid a monthly stipend in addition to membership. 


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