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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 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 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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LEAP Week 4 Recap

Week 4 of LEAP was LightHouse Ohio’s Prototyping Week. LEAPers worked on producing and finalizing their Minimum Viable Products (MVPs). Day 1 After a week of technology, LEAPers were greeted to a speaker. Jordan Castro, the author of three poetry

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LEAP Week 3 Recap

Week 3 was LightHouse Ohio’s Tech Week! LEAPers worked on the technology aspects of their products, learning topics from building websites to graphic design to social media to elevator pitches. Day 1 After a short week because of Independence Day,

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LEAP Week 2 Recap

Week 2 was a short week, due to the 4th of July holiday. However, we still got in a ton of awesome instruction and managed to pack several speakers, creative lessons, and presentations into just 3 days! Day 1 We

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LEAP Week 1 Recap

Week 1 of our summer accelerator, LEAP, was an absolute blast! Here’s a day-by-day breakdown of what we did: Day 1 On Day 1, the students were immediately greeted with a scavenger hunt in which they had to find random

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