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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...

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...

From Virtual Reality Career Exploration to Skin Care Products and Popup Dining, LEAP’s Hatching Gives Local Entrepreneurs a Leg Up In Entering the Market LANSING, Mich. Event: The Hatched When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Where:  University Club | 3435 Forest Road | Lansing MI 48910 Cost: Free,...

Impeccables Joins Ranks As Hatching Winner LANSING, Mich. – The latest winner of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership’s (LEAP) business pitch competition, The Hatching, offers a new twist on an old favorite. Impeccables, a concept pitched by local entrepreneur Naomi Gauldin, proposes a restaurant and bar model similar to Hooters,...

Young Entrepreneurs Compete For More Than $10,000 in Prize Money LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) invites young entrepreneurs and innovators to participate in the 4th Annual Lansing Youth Startup Expo, scheduled to take place on March 29, 2017 from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m....

More than 200 people attended Hatching Finale to support Lansing area entrepreneurs LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Spartan Innovations hosted the Hatching Finale, "Hatched," on Wed., Nov. 30th at University Club of MSU in Lansing. More than 200 people came to support...

LEAP and Spartan Innovations hosted monthly business pitch competition, Nov. 16  LANSING, Mich. – The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Spartan Innovations hosted The Hatching on Nov. 16, 2016 at the Lansing Brewing Company in Lansing, Mich. Local entrepreneurs and supporters attended this event to cheer...

Entrepreneurial event had largest turnout ever with over 75 participants LANSING, Mich. – Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced today the winning new business that resulted from the hard work and dedication of entrepreneurs at the annual Startup Weekend, held Friday, Nov. 4 through Sunday, Nov. 6,...

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) and Spartan Innovations invites the community to the third anniversary edition of The Hatching on June 29, 2016 at its new location, Lansing Brewing Company in Lansing, Mich. The Hatching 3rd Anniversary Business Pitch Competition Wednesday, June 29, 2016 5:01 to 6...

Olivet College & LEAP Partner to hold student startup event  EAST LANSING, Mich. – This week, Spiked Bean Exchange, an Olivet College student-created business, took home the top prize at the Launching. The Launching is similar to the Hatching event and offers the opportunity for Olivet...