LEAP News

Three New Lansing Startups “Hatched” Through LEAP LANSING, Mich. – Empowerment, community and sustainability are embedded within the Lansing region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem—values which were clearly visible during the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) Sept. 26 Hatching business pitch competition, where three entrepreneurs emerged victorious. Coming out on...

High-Tech Manufacturing Startup Launched in Lansing Places at Statewide Pitch Competition LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing region and Michigan’s entrepreneurial ecosystem was well represented at the Aug. 13 Manu-Tech Night pitch competition hosted by Lean Rocket Labs in Jackson, Michigan. Top players in the Michigan startup...

Lansing-East Lansing Places Ahead of Chicago, Des Moines and Other Key Metros LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing-East Lansing metropolitan statistical area (MSA) was recently named as one of America’s most educated cities by personal finance web service WalletHub, landing at No. 22 on their annual Most...

Grant Will Revitalize Key Community Asset and Assist Vulnerable Populations with Home Improvement LANSING, Mich. – Blighted structures leave psychological impact anywhere, but the effect is quickly amplified in small communities, communities like the Village of Dansville. A point noted by Village leaders and the Ingham...

$20 Million Investment Intends to Revive Building in the Heart of Downtown Lansing LANSING, Mich. – A pivotal property in the heart of downtown Lansing is moving toward redevelopment. The Farnum Building is located at 123 W. Allegan Street and was constructed in 1959. The building...