Video Feature: Nola Bistro

Nola Bistro Ann Nguyen is the founder and owner of Nola Bistro, a Vietnamese restaurant in Lansing. Ann comes from Louisiana and that’s where the bistro’s name comes from—“Nola”, which stands for New Orleans. “There’s so much opportunity here in Lansing,” she tells Lansing Mosaic. “You just need to go out and grab it.” She saw an opportunity here and felt like “that’s my path.” … Continue reading Video Feature: Nola Bistro

Teff-Riffic Ethiopian Business in Lansing  

Rahel Musa is the owner and operator of her family business Teff-Riffic. Teff-Riffic is an Ethiopian food stand inside the Allen Market Place consisting of healthy vegan and vegetarian dishes.

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An Interview with Undra Brown Creator and Founder of OLE

Interview with Undra Brown Owner of OLE http://www.ole.com All photos are courtesy photos Undra Brown- creator and founder of OLE, has created a language exchange business in Lansing providing language teachers for individuals to learn different languages. Brown who is a Lansing Native is a young business owner and entrepreneur who is already gaining media attention and awards for his entrepreneurial journey. Tell us about OLE OLE stands … Continue reading An Interview with Undra Brown Creator and Founder of OLE

Cuts and Convos

The story of Jonathan Arias, founder and barber, of Cuts and Convos in Lansing, MI is an encouraging one for those who want to use nonprofits to improve others’ lives. Jonathan was a barber like any other, starting out offering barber services in college to his classmates and volunteering his services through church events. His talents as a barber coupled with his experience with motivating … Continue reading Cuts and Convos

Interview with Victor Wandzel, Founder of a Social Media Music Application called MuseMe

Lansing Mosaic interviewed Victor Wandzel who is the founder of a mobile application called MuseMe. MuseMe is a social media, music application that allows you to create connections with others based on shared music interest. This application is still under development by his coders, Alex Grein and Dinesh Kamarajan, and consists of a team of Michigan State University students alongside his Co-Founder, Ian Wendrow. What type of mobile app … Continue reading Interview with Victor Wandzel, Founder of a Social Media Music Application called MuseMe

Interview with Desmond Ferguson, Owner of Moneyball Sportswear

Moneyball Sportswear is an athletic clothing line that specializes in making custom sports team uniforms. Desmond Ferguson, CEO Founder of Moneyball Sportswear, started the business in 2002. The store has been a great success with over 6,000 likes on Facebook, 4,000 followers on Twitter, and nearly 14,000 followers on Instagram. While the business has been growing, Ferguson himself did not start with those numbers. Throughout … Continue reading Interview with Desmond Ferguson, Owner of Moneyball Sportswear

An Interview with Kimberly Lavon- Owner of Kimberly Lavon Ink

 All photos of Kimberly are taken by Justus Rohlfs. East Lansing, MI- Kimberly Lavon is the owner and Artist of her printmaking business Kimberly Lavon Ink. Kimberly Lavon Ink is a printmaking shop located in East Lansing, MI. Lansing has a lot of striving artist who are turning their hobby of art into a unique business and brand. Lansing Mosaic linked with entrepreneur Kimberly about Kimberly Lavon Ink who will be one of … Continue reading An Interview with Kimberly Lavon- Owner of Kimberly Lavon Ink