LaunchNET News: May 10, 2017
LaunchNET Kent News
Thanks for being a friend or client of LaunchNET Kent State! 
We're glad you're here and hope that this newsletter gives you some useful info. 
LaunchNET Office Moving
Over the next couple weeks, the LaunchNET staff will be in the process of moving "house" into the library. The new office will be located on the 2nd floor,  near the "Green Room."

While we are in transition, advisors will still be available to meet; just connect with us via email.

We are looking forward to inviting everyone to the new space for a Ribbon-Cutting event in the Fall!

Check the website for updates as we go through the process. 
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Aviation Hackathon #SkyHack | Kent State University

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation and Kent State University's flight technology program by participating in the first ever collegiate Aviation Hackathon. College students 18 years of age or older from any university with any area of study are invited!

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Local competitions, events, & opportunities
The Cleveland region has recently witnessed the launch a new group of seed stage funds totaling $100,000,000. The focus of the Flashstarts accelerator program and the Cleveland200 fund is to equip startups for follow-on investment by this $100M regional investment pool over the next 3 years.
Applications are open now!
Created by MAGNET: The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network, [M]SPIRE is a regional business competition for product-focused startups and small manufacturers in Northeast Ohio that are aspiring to grow. 
WeWork is committing over $20 million to empower creators around the world. From Washington, DC to Tel Aviv, Berlin to New York City, applicants will pitch their projects and businesses at Regional Finals for the chance to win meaningful grants.
U.Pitch brings together the best students from a cross-section of universities in this ultimate national elevator pitch competition. In just 90 seconds, students can pitch their way toward a prize pool of $10,000! 
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