Meet some of our LEAP! Entrepreneurs



Michelle Morton

Michelle joined LEAP! with hoping to boost the economic well-being of local women. With the support of LEAP! she developed Share-There, an app for free ride sharing. It also supports community events, and local businesses by providing on-line ticket sales and services.


Johan Stroman

Johan launched Coast Car Co-operative in January, 2014. Coast Car Co-op has now grown to a 150 driver, five vehicle car-share on the Sunshine Coast.

Ilana Cameron

Ilana took LEAP! in 2015, winning the people’s choice award at the final gala event. Lark Coffee Roasters supports sustainable farming practices by sourcing beans ethically. Through LEAP!, Ilana has made a job for herself with a business that has tremendous potential for growth.

Maryanne Smith

Maryanne launched a nurse practitioners clinic after taking LEAP! in 2015. Health Access NP Inc. provides primary health care and medical foot care to over 100 regular clients both in the office and through home visits. Her business is thriving, and provides a much needed service to the Sunshine Coast.