Interview with Program Manager for Arts Council of Greater Lansing Meghan Martin

By Jada Simone This Month we got the opportunity to speak with Meghan Martin, Program Manager for the Arts Council of Greater Lansing. The Arts Council of Greater Lansing supports many diverse artists and is helping the community engage with them through placemaking. LM: How did you get involved with the Arts Council Meghan Martin: All of the Arts Council staff is creative in some … Continue reading Interview with Program Manager for Arts Council of Greater Lansing Meghan Martin

Interview with MSU Foundation Communications Manager Aaryn Richard: Conquer Accelerator

By Jada Simone Established in 1973, the Michigan State University Foundation is a non-profit corporation that fuels economic development initiatives. According the MSU Foundation’s website, the program focuses on the support of research, invention, and entrepreneurship. One of the programs sponsored by the MSU Foundation is the Conquer Accelerator. According to their website, the program empowers cohorts through extensive mentorship and a tailored curriculum over … Continue reading Interview with MSU Foundation Communications Manager Aaryn Richard: Conquer Accelerator

Interview with Delon Delafosse, Owner of Blings and Things By Delon.

Lansing Mosaic Caught up with Delon Delafosse who is the owner of Blings and Things By Delon. Her business sells jewelry and accessories. Delafosse explains what motivated her to start her own jewelry business and how she networks in Lansing, MI. Lansing Mosaic: Tell us about your business? When did you start and what is your business title? Delon: My Paparazzi Jewelry & Accessory business … Continue reading Interview with Delon Delafosse, Owner of Blings and Things By Delon.

Jerry Norris, Co-Founder of The Fledge- A New Ideation Maker Space, Incubator and Accelerator in Lansing, MI

By Jada Simone Fisher Lansing Mosaic got the opportunity to speak with local entrepreneur, Jerry Norris. Norris is one of the founders of The Fledge in Grand Ledge and is relocating it in Lansing, MI this month. Lansing Mosaic: Can you tell us a little about your business? Jerry Norris: The Fledge is a hyper-inclusive, ideation makerspace, incubator and accelerator. The hyper-inclusive, as much as … Continue reading Jerry Norris, Co-Founder of The Fledge- A New Ideation Maker Space, Incubator and Accelerator in Lansing, MI

The Greater Lansing Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Host Meet & Greet with State Representative & Mayorial Candidate Andy Schor

The Greater Lansing Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosted a Meet and Greet with State Representative, 68th District (Lansing & Lansing Township) Andy Schor on  April 10th in Old Town Lansing. Andy Schor is a Democrat candidate running for Lansing Mayor. This was an opportunity for members of the Greater Lansing Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the public to learn more about Andy Schor’s vision for … Continue reading The Greater Lansing Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Host Meet & Greet with State Representative & Mayorial Candidate Andy Schor

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 event is a wide scope to student creativity and energy … Continue reading Lansing’s Youth Startup Challenge: An Interview with Tony Willis

Interview with Myles Johnson Owner of Inspirational Tie Clips

 Myles Johnson, CEO and founder of Inspirational Tie Clips is a young entrepreneur who took a motivational idea and turned it into a successful business. Inspirational Tie Clips is company that provides men with a way to identify themselves and show their character to the world using tie clips. Lansing Mosaic interviewed Myles Johnson about how he started his business. Tell us about Inspirational Tie Clips? It all started … Continue reading Interview with Myles Johnson Owner of Inspirational Tie Clips