Attend the Youth Startup Expo to explore creative business ideas from area youth as they compete for more than $10,000 in cash prizes.
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Global Lansing has emerged as the Accelerating Capital of the United States. We work alongside numerous organizations to identify opportunities that will contribute to regional economic development.
LEAP helped create 3,816 direct private sector jobs and $973,000,000 in total direct private sector investment for Clinton, Eaton and Ingham counties in the past four years.
Kiplinger ranks Lansing among Austin, Madison, Boston as a Top Ten Place for Young People to live and work
LEAP's Business Development team can assist current businesses as they look to expand, develop additional product lines or make connections with suppliers to be more lean. Find out more about what LEAP can do to help your business.
The New Economy Division at LEAP offers a great mix of resources for any entrepreneur or startup from Funding programs, incubation space and pitch competitions.
Lansing MSA ranked #1 is State of Michigan and #6 in the U.S. for High Tech Job Growth
GDP Growth in the State of Michigan 2001 to 2011; 1) Kalamazoo 2) Lansing-East Lansing 3) Ann Arbor 4) Grand Rapids
Milken Institute’s Best-Performing Cities 2012 ranks Lansing-East Lansing region as a top 4 in Michigan in economic growth for Large Metro Cities
Sparrow Health System is Michigan’s first member in the prestigious Mayo Clinic Care Network – giving their doctors direct access to experts at Mayo Clinic
MSU’s Video Game Design Undergraduate program ranked #10 in the Nation by The Princeton Review
Lansing named the 16th Brainiest City by The Atlantic Cities place publication
MSU’s Broad College of Business MBA program ranked the best in the U.S. for placement success by Financial Times
Austin, Chicago, Boston ... and Lansing are named the Nation’s Top 10 Best Cities for Young Adults by Kiplinger
Lansing-East Lansing region ranked the best in the U.S. for job growth in Goods Produced, Manufacturing and Transportation & Utilities job sectors by Urban Institute’s MetroTrends
The Lansing region is one of only two communities in the state to show population growth in the 2010 Census
Lansing is home to GM & the world’s newest and most technologically advanced assembly plants
Lansing is home to the Cadillac ATS, North American Car of the Year in 2013 and future home to the Chevrolet Camaro
Lansing is the midwest hub for insurance companies’ national headquarters
Michigan State University named #1 in Nuclear Physics ahead of MIT by U.S. News & World Report for the fourth consecutive year
MSU named 39th-most recruited university in the world by global business leaders by New York Times
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