A smarter world for pets and their people starts here

Mars Petcare and the Michelson Found Animals Foundation have partnered to launch Leap Ventures: the first startup-centric program built to springboard innovation in the growing pet ecosystem.

A smarter world for pets and their people starts here

Mars Pet Care and the Michelson Found Animals Foundation have partnered to launch Leap Ventures: the first startup-centric program built to springboard innovation in the growing pet ecosystem.

APPLICATIONS FOR LEAP VENTURE STUDIO ARE OPEN – APPLY NOW!

LEAP VENTURE STUDIO

The Leap Venture Studio combines the expertise of powerhouse companies R/GA, Michelson Found Animals and Mars Pet Care, to bring pet-focused startups to the next level through an LA-based accelerator program.

The industry’s first pet care-specific startup accelerator.

LEAP VENTURE ACADEMY

The Leap Venture Academy provides early stage pet care startups with year-round, pre-accelerator opportunities like networking events, webinars, pitch competitions and bootcamps.   

Resources for pet care startups at any stage.

THE LATEST FROM LEAP

APPLICATIONS OPEN

Applications for the next Leap Venture Studio cohort are now open!
Applications close on October 31.

Leap Venture Studio & Academy Informational Webinar

Join our informational webinar – Oct 14 – 4:00 pm PT

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