Lansing Area Economic Partnership
There’s a new mentoring program for entrepreneurs in the Lansing area. The new program was launched by the Lansing Economic Area Partnership, the economic development organization for the capitol region, and Michigan State University’s Spartan Innovations spinout business accelerator.
The Lansing Economic Area Partnership, the regional economic development organization for the capital area, last week announced the second round of its requests for proposals for its Regional Incubation Network.
Rounding out this year’s Hatching winners and finalists to pitch at Launched: Celebration of Entrepreneurship pitch competition, a business idea called What’s Mapnin’ won the judges’ vote last week at the Hatching round 6.
The folks behind the Lansing area’s economic development organization, the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP), are betting that people want to support local startup businesses in their community through crowdfunding.
This week, Ray De Winkle, senior vice president of global business development at the Lansing Area Economic Partnership, arrived in Germany on behalf of the Lansing region to conduct pre-meetings supporting the State Trade Export Promotion mission.
Lansing Startup Weekend kicks off this Friday, Oct. 5, at the Neo Center, 934 Clark St., Lansing.
Under the terms of the agreement, the LEDC will pay LEAP $350,000 annually in exchange for the economic development services of LEAP’s 10-person team, which will include the hiring of two current LEDC employees along with a third new hire.
Officials with the Lansing Economic Area Partnership traveled to Turkey Saturday along with partners at Prima Civitas Foundation.
The Lansing Economic Area Partnership, the region’s economic development agency, has formed an Automotive Industry & Property Taskforce to work with key partners, General Motors and Racer Trust.
Earn a degree and get a job — that was old-school career planning. Michigan State University urges students today to get an idea and start a company — maybe before the diploma. A student business […]