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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...

By Andi Crawford This article is an extended version of an op-ed published in the Lansing State Journal on May 30, 2019. Andi Crawford is Director of the Department of Neighborhoods and Citizen Engagement for the city of Lansing. Whether you call it the Rust Belt (a term that...

On June 4, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) board of directors heard from members of PROTO Accelerator’s inaugural PROTO InsurTech cohort, Ron Shalit of Israel’s Supportomate, Declan Trumble of Ireland’s KudosHealth and Alex Devoto of England’s LVLFi. Tony Willis, LEAP’s director of new economy...

Regional Coalition Led by LEAP through City of Lansing Secures Critical Grant to Assess Contaminated Properties Throughout Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), with the City of Lansing as the lead applicant, has once again led a coalition...

The greater Lansing region is deeply saddened by the passing of former Delta Township Supervisor Joe Drolett. Drolett passed away June 2 after a two-year struggle with cancer. He was 81 years old. Drolett’s life was defined by his commitment to our region’s communities. He played...

Lansing Poet Laureate to Engage Tri-county Community in the Literary Arts LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), the RCAH Center for Poetry at Michigan State University and the Lansing Poetry Club, are proud to announce the appointment of Laura Apol as the second...