Lansing Economic Area Partnership

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LEAP Awarded $500,000 Incubator Assistance Funds

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership last week was awarded $500,000 from the Michigan Strategic Fund to support its business incubator activities through the Lansing Regional SmartZone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/29/2013

Tempo Run

MSU Student Entrepreneurs Finalists For National Award

Local students and entrepreneurs behind TempoRun LLC, will have the opportunity to pitch their idea March 9 at the South by Southwest event in Austin, Texas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/22/2013

HR Notices From January 7

The latest staffing, boardroom and leadership news from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2013

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LEAP Announces 10 Next Bright Idea Finalists

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership last week announced the 10 finalists that were selected for the 2012 Next Bright Idea competition.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/18/2012


Aerospace Manufacturer Moving Into Lansing

Aerospace manufacturer Apex Precision Solutions Inc. began operations recently after having moved into their first location in Ingham County.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/01/2012

Next Bright Idea

Next Bright Idea Open For Student Submission With $1,000 Prize

Calling all students! Need $1,000 cash? Would you like to be the CEO of your own company? Well, any student in the greater Lansing region looking to improve the world with their great ideas should enter the Next Bright Idea competition at by Oct. 31.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2012

Retia Medical

Retia Medical Secures $7M In Funding

The medical device company Retia Medical has secured $7 million in funding.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2012

LEAP Launches Workgroup To Welcome International Students And Businesses

Under the Global Lansing workgroup partnership through the Lansing Economic Area Partnership, efforts to welcome international students and businesses will be conducted on a regional scale and strengthened with the help of many volunteers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2012

Artist's rendering of the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (credit:

LEAP Creates ‘Accelerator Region’ Work Group

Wednesday, a group of business leaders who are in support of Michigan State University’s Facility for Rare Isotope Beams as well as other particle and laser technologies came together to develop plans to better advance these regional assets.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/13/2012

LEAP Lansing

LEAP Transforms How The Region Writes Economic Development Grants

The Lansing Economic Area Partnership, through the services of Kuntzsch Business Services Inc., is launching a pilot program to help local municipalities in the Greater Lansing region use grant writing services aimed at economic development projects or initiatives.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/15/2012