Welcome to the Pure Lansing Newsroom

Here you will find an archive of press releases and news from the LEAP, as well as a curation of the latest headlines in economic development news from across the web.

  • How to use the Lansing region’s existing talent to help your business thrive Not only is Lansing, along with the surrounding region, America’s best big small city, it’s also the best place for corporate innovation to happen. In recent years, the Lansing region has become...

  • Recreational Drone Startup Takes Top Prize at November 12 Hatching LANSING, Mich. (Nov. 20, 2020) — Five budding entrepreneurs pitched at the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) November 12 virtual Hatching event, finishing out the 2020 series of business pitch events strong. November’s pitches included...

  • Q&A with Margaret Trimer, vice president of strategic partnerships Q: How has PROTO Accelerator impacted the environment, structure and pursuit of innovation for Delta Dental? A: PROTO has been a strong complement to existing internal innovation efforts at Delta Dental. Working with three startups in...

  • LEAP Helps Land Leading Building Products Company in Delta Township Cameron Ashley Building Products, Inc. (Cameron Ashley), a leading distributor of specialty building products, will open its newest distribution center at 3524 S. Canal Street in Delta Township. Cameron Ashley serves over 5,000 customers across...

  • Today, we celebrate PROTO Accelerator cohort members, mentors and partners as we recognize National Entrepreneurs’ Day.  National Entrepreneurs’ Day was established in 2010 as “a way of showing gratitude and respect to the people who achieved success, sometimes against all odds, and were able to...