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Delhi Township and Meridian Township Receive Public Art Grants to Enhance Business and Talent Attraction [caption id="attachment_5075" align="alignleft" width="214"] The Keeping Time Sculpture in Charlotte's Time Piece Park was funded in part by a 2018 LEAP Public Art for Communities Grant.[/caption] The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP)...

Organizations can make ideation and progress actionable by measuring what they already have before creating something new. Innovation is an orientation toward progress and new ideas. But with a concept as abstract as innovation, working to improve your business’ performance can seem daunting. Tracking metrics...

Customer-Focused Personal Shopping Startup Fills Community Need LANSING, Mich. (Mar. 26, 2021) — Five budding female entrepreneurs pitched at the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) March 11 virtual Hatching event, the quarterly pitch competition’s first event of 2021. March’s pitch lineup included an apparel and gift boutique...

Partnership is the key to innovation, and PROTO Accelerator has successfully partnered with brilliant and creative minds across Michigan. One of those minds is Tino Breithaupt, senior strategic advisor-corporate relations for business development at the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC). As an invaluable partner to...

Our new monthly #LEAPforward Leaders feature will profile a LEAP member to learn more about the people and purpose behind their drive to grow prosperity for everyone in the Lansing region. This month we sat down with John McGraw, Director of Development at River Caddis...

Being born and raised by a Greek family in Brazil always caused an inherent identity crisis while growing up. My family comes from a small village close to the town of Sparta, Greece. Little did I know that I would soon grow up to become...