Welcome to LEAP's Startup Space Hub!

The LEAP Hub is a virtual community for all things entrepreneurship in the Lansing area. The LEAP Hub provides a comprehensive community directory of business support resources, events and services. By utilizing your account, you can take the value of this resource hub to the next level in several ways:

  • Connect and network with others in the ecosystem and share updates with your community
  • Seek local and trusted business support resources
  • Pursue business funding and keep up with the latest in capital opportunities
  • Register for upcoming local events and webinars 

Startup Space is 100% free. If you have any questions about navigating the platform, please reach out to helpdesk@startupspace.app. If you have any questions for LEAP, or questions regarding LEAP programming, please reach out to Katlyn Cardoso at katlyn@purelansing.com. Lastly, we have also included a platform tutorial page. 

Startup Space Platform Video Tutorial Page


About LEAP

LEAP builds a stronger community for all, working every day to grow, retain and attract business to #LoveLansing. We are committed to relentless advocacy on behalf of our entire region, and we demonstrate the highest ethical conduct and transparency in our work.

We embrace inclusion, equity and diversity; and we believe that partnerships are the foundation of our success — hence our motto, Stronger Together.

Our success is influenced by well-defined, measurable results and by our passion for creativity and innovation  — we recognize that talent at LEAP is our #1 organizational asset. With these standards in mind, we persuade and persevere in all that we do, to make the Lansing region the best destination for global talent and investment — their home by choice.

Our work is focused on four key areas of economic development:

  • Supporting entrepreneurs and startups
  • Attracting new business and people from outside the region
  • Expanding and retaining existing businesses in the region
  • Creating and marketing the Lansing region as a top choice community
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