A smarter world for pets and their people starts here

Michelson Found Animals and Kinship, a division of Mars Petcare, have partnered to launch the Leap Venture Studio & Academy: 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.

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

Leap Venture Studio Cohort 4 Demo Day

If you missed our virutal Demo Day on May 6th, you can still watch the YouTube recording! Learn more about the 8 companies in our 4th cohort disrupting the $100 billion pet care industry. 

Leap Venture STUDIO & ACADEMY Partners