LEAP News

Black-Owned Baby Food Startup Takes Top Prize at August 13 Hatching LANSING, Mich. – Five more aspiring entrepreneurs pitched at the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) August 13 virtual Hatching event, bringing the series’ theme of resilience to life with their business ideas. This month’s ideas included...

Lansing’s Resilient Economy and Midsize Market Status Combine to Make the Region A Top Location in the Post-COVID United States As economies slowly begin to restart and Americans adjust to a vastly different professional and social landscape, the places in which we choose to live, work...

Application for LEAP One&All Inclusive Entrepreneurship Program Open LEAP Accepting Applications for New Program to Impact Success Rate of Underrepresented, Underserved Entrepreneurs Across Clinton, Eaton, Ingham and Shiawassee Counties Applications are now open for One&All, a new, inclusive entrepreneurship program approved last December for 2020 implementation....

Basketball-Focused Startup Takes Home Top Prize at LEAP’s June 11 Hatching LANSING, Mich. (June 23, 2020) – At the June 11 Hatching, the theme of resilience was found not just in each entrepreneur’s presentation, but also within the event itself. In response to the coronavirus crisis...

LEAP’s Regional Business Attraction Unit Finds Chinese Tech Company US Homebase LANSING, Mich. (June 18, 2020) – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) has announced the new US operations of Continental Oceans Technology Corporation (COTC) will be spearheaded out of an office in Meridian Township. COTC...