A smarter world for pets and their people starts here

Michelson Found Animals and 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 a 12-week-long 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 for European-Focused Leap Venture Studio Accelerator Program

We’re back! Leap Venture Studio is accepting applications for its sixth cohort of startups focused on the European pet care market. If you are working on an early-stage pet care startup, don’t miss out on this life-changing opportunity to partner with the best minds in the industry, build your network, and secure up to $200K USD in seed funding. Applications are open until June 26, 2022 at 11:59pm PT.

Leap Venture STUDIO & ACADEMY Partners