Authentic Cheesecake Startup Takes Home Top Prize at Recent Business Pitch Competition
LANSING, Mich. (July 13, – Six Lansing-based entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas at LEAP’s July 9 virtual , building on the
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 is a technology-driven company building a global trade, logistics and travel advisory platform to improve the travel experiences of users through technology. An emphasis will be placed on designing for Chinese nationals who are traveling or relocating for work, school, family or other purposes either temporarily or permanently.
Relief Funds for Local Small Businesses Distributed by LEAP Across Clinton, Eaton and Ingham Counties Exceeds $1.2 Million During COVID-19 Crisis
LANSING, Mich. (June 11, 2020) – Twelve Lansing area small businesses are leaping to higher ground thanks to relief loans from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation’s (MEDC) Michigan Small Business Relief Program (MSBRP), established by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer following the onset of the novel coronavirus crisis (COVID-19).
Statement from LEAP President and CEO Bob Trezise and Board Chair Edythe Copeland
LANSING, Mich. (June 2, 2020) – The heart of LEAP’s mission is to create vibrant, inclusive and strong communities that more competitively support the attraction and growth of businesses, people and entrepreneurs in the three-county Lansing region. When we bring our board of directors together, at the start of each year, to sign our annual diversity, equity and inclusion statement and reaffirm LEAP’s commitment to each and every person from our community, it is a statement that carries through to our staff culture, our programs and funding available from LEAP.
Thanks to Lansing-Hohhot Sister City Bond
Investment in Key Economic Partnership Pays Off in Time of Need
LANSING, Mich. (May 27, 2020) – Health care workers in the Lansing region and other areas in the state of Michigan with the greatest need will have better protection against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) thanks to a critical sister city relationship fostered by the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) in collaboration with a local attorney, Lansing Mayor Andy Schor and Hohhot Municipal Government in Inner Mongolia, China.
Marketing firm celebrates 41st anniversary with 40+1 Grant to help another business ‘thrive beyond the pandemic’; applications due June 15
OKEMOS, Mich. – Publicom Inc. is planning to give back in a big way as it enters its 41st year.