Month: March 2017

Lansing’s Youth Startup Challenge: An Interview with Tony Willis

 The Lansing Economic Area Partnership formerly known as LEAP, exemplifies great leadership supporting entrepreneurs.  The role LEAP play's in driving innovation and job growth in Lansing have certainly been rewarding. LEAP is not only emerging entrepreneurs in Lansing, but they are also encouraging future innovation with youth entrepreneurship. This year LEAP is again is hosting the Youth Startup Expo.  This ...

Interview with Ann Nguyen, Owner of Sugar Berry

Ann Nguyen, owner of Sugar Berry, is an entrepreneur in Lansing who never thought she would end up in the food business. Sugar Berry is a dessert shop that is known for their low-fat and yet sweet frozen yogurt, a simple treat that gives customers the option to add as many flavors and toppings. With ...

Interview with Leah Seelye, Owner of Burst into Bloom

  Leah Seeyle Owner and designer of Burst into Bloom is creating unique handmade wax cotton & canvas bags, totes, purses, clutches, just to name a few. It all started when she was on the hunt for a perfect bag several years ago. Her creativity  has lead her to design a product that has a ...