Partners & Programs at Bamboo

We’re dedicated to growing innovative and inclusive businesses in Detroit. Our partners help us grow Detroit’s founders too. Contact us if you would like to partner or mentor a founder in our community.


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Funding Partners

Here to assist you when ready to grow with capital boost. Plus, a monthly get funded series to expose you to grants, capital, and different funding strategies, and a monthly lunch series with Invest Detroit preparing you for investment.

  • Invest Detroit
  • Detroit Development Fund
  • Level One Bank
  • Michigan Women’s Foundation


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Ecosystem Partners

Helping us grow a larger community of entrepreneurs and leaders. We’ve also spun off a full non-profit dedicated to growing the Detroit Ecosystem.

  • Grand Circus
  • Build Institute
  • Foodlab Detroit
  • Venture Catalyst
  • New Economy Initiative
  • City of Detroit
  • GBeta Accelerator
  • EO Detroit 
  • Women in Digital Detroit 
  • YAB Detroit 
  • Inforum Michigan 
  • Detroit Young Professionals 
  • Detroit Women's Leadership Network 


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Space Partners

Here to help you grow when you scale out of our Detroit headquarters, with flexible solutions and discounts for our members who outgrow us.

  • Rightsize Facilities Furniture
  • NXT Design
  • Newmind Group
  • Rocket Fiber
  • Ferlito Construction
  • Motor City Match

Programs For Tech

We host regular tech meet ups, and in-depth programs for launching and growing your technology. 

  • Monthly Startup Grind
  • Sundays Code & Coworking
  • Monthly Java Script Meetup & Go Meetup
  • Fall only- Startup boost pre-accelerator
  • Launch & beta testing ongoing & Feedback Fridays 
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Programs For Nonprofit + Impact

  • Detroit Nonprofit Day annual conference with the University of Detroit Mercy School of Social Entrepreneruship
  • Monthly Nachos & Nonprofits meetup, peer support and earning
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Programs For Business

  • How to Startup a Startup Meetup
  • Workshops each week on everything from marketing, legal, hiring, etc
  • Get Funded infosession monthly
  • Office Hours free advice and consulting
  • Startup Week co-working partner and leadership founding team
  • Free business and leadership coaching for all Bamboo members