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LEAP 2014 – Week 3 Recap

Week 3 focused on technology, and bringing an online presence to the businesses in LEAP. Day 1: Jordan Castro, Taste Sampling, Jimmy Johns, Mail Chimp. The LEAP staff kicked off Tech week with a discussion on social media and it’s

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LEAP 2014 Has Begun! Week 1 & 2 Recap

LEAP has begun! Every week we’ll be giving recaps and pictures of all the activities, speakers, and field trips the students participate in. Below are the summaries of the first two weeks. Day 1: The program began with a fun

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Student Spotlight: En Kephalos

For this LEAP Student Spotlight, we are pleased to feature Anamika Veeramani. Scripps National Spelling Bee champion Anamika Veeramni isn’t your typical teen. She participates in numerous extracurricular activities, is involved in her local community, and plays on the Laurel

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The Benefits of Being A Young Entrepreneur

Getting involved in entrepreneurship at a young age is something that impacts the lives of young people in a way that not many other activities do: it improves communication skills, decision-making and goal-setting abilities. Young people participate in a wide

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Student Entrepreneur Recognition Night 2013

This past Friday, Lighthouse Ohio sponsored an event called Student Entrepreneurship Recognition Night, at the Shaker LaunchHouse. We had 15 high-school students from several school districts present about their already-thriving companies and what obstacles they overcame to achieve entrepreneurial success at such

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LEAP Demo Day Recap

LEAP Demo Day was a success! Over 150 people came to LaunchHouse to see our nine teams of student startups give their first public pitches to the Cleveland entrepreneurial community. This event was the culmination of our accelerator, LEAP—the first

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LEAP 2013 – Week 5 Recap

Week 5 of LEAP focused on final validation, finalization of prototypes, pricing, and revenue models and streams. Day 1 After returning to the LaunchHouse after the weekend, LEAPers were introduced to pricing and pricing strategies. LEAPers watched a video on

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Student Spotlight: InternsHS

We are excited to announce Shreyas Tallamraju, Andre Saunders, and Bharath Katragadda of InternsHS as the subjects of this LEAP Student Spotlight. Shreyas Tallamraju, Andre Saunders, and Bharath Katragadda are the co-founders of InternsHS, a company that aims to help

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