1. Are you aware that the Lansing region is doubling down on Medtech with developing a cluster strategy and deep-down research?
2. Do you also know that the region may soon open a Medtech innovation lab program as early as 2022?
3. Are you also aware that major health care stakeholders in the region, such as Sparrow, McLaren, and MSU, are broadening innovation and startup engagement in the MedTech space?
If you are curious to learn more about these emerging opportunities in the region, then join us on Thursday (10.7.21) from 5:30 PM to 7 PM. We are hosting Lansing Economic Area Partnership's COO, Keith Lambert.
Happy Hour: Dinner and Drinks will be served from 5:30 pm to 6 pm!!
About Keith Lambert:
Keith Lambert is the COO at Lansing Economic Area Partnership. He is a driven economic developer and curious thinker in the ever-evolving industry responsible for enhancing community prosperity - achieved by creating mutually beneficial interactions and outcomes between the public and private sectors through dynamic problem-solving.
Keith is also responsible for leading industry retention and expansion programs and projects connected to existing companies across the tri-county area. Keith works closely with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, local government partners, regional counterparts across Michigan, and many private sector allies on shared priorities that drive investment and job creation into the Lansing area.
About Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Month
This month Startup Grind is celebrating DEI month, presented with SVB and supported by Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs. DEI stands for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; 31 days to emphasize the importance of diversity across our global startup ecosystem, and what it means to all of us. We are so excited to take this time to recognize and amplify the voices of leaders in our globally diverse communities, providing a platform for those that may not have been heard previously.
In addition to this event, you can also view Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Month events taking place across our global startup community here or register for our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Summit here.
Lansing Economic Area Partnership
Keith Lambert is the COO at Lansing Economic Area Partnership. He is a driven economic developer and curious thinker in the ever-evolving industry responsible for enhancing community prosperity - achieved by creating mutually beneficial interactions and outcomes between the public and private sectors through dynamic problem-solving. Keith is also responsible for leading industry retention and exp…
Anderson Economic Group
Startup Grind Lansing
Reuben Levinsohn has been a business man and entrepreneur since his early twenties. While studying Business Finance at Michigan State University, Reuben bought a national home improvement franchise which he built up from scratch to over 40 employees and one of the largest painting companies in Michigan. While running his business he also began acquiring commercial and residential real estate investment properties.
Understanding the importance of financial planning, and having a very positive experience with his own financial advisor, he sold his franchise and became a financial advisor with the goal of having a positive impact on others.
Reuben provides solutions for businesses in the area of health and ancillary benefits, retirement plans, key person protection, business buy-sell funding, and owner and partner financial strategies.
He is also an investor and co-founder at Blue Owl Coffee in REO Town. His role is focused on brand and location expansion strategy, real estate, and space negotiations.
Another startup he is investor and co-founder at is Lingco. It is an adaptive / individualized, web-based language learning platform, custom tailored for university level language instructors. His role is CFO, handling financials, legal, funding, and putting together additional team members.
Reuben is also an investor and advisor at WiGo trips. WiGo is a platform where anyone can organize and post their dream trips. He advises on financial matters, funding strategies, etc.
Other business ventures include securities trading software company Su2Systems; automotive suspension and air pressure technology company, AKTV8; REO Town Ventures; RAM Properties; and LRS Properties.
When he is not spending time on one of the above ventures he is usually with his family (wife Rachel, daughter Victoria - studying abroad in S. America, son David - freshman at EL Highschool, son Joseph - kindergarten), ultra light backpacking in some crazy place with his fly rod, or flying his single engine plane as a private pilot.