Don't miss this opportunity to meet and network with representatives from a wide variety of organizations seeking interns and candidates for immediate and future openings. ALL majors are encouraged to attend.
LaunchNET will have a table so you can practice your pitch to help you engage potential employers!
Learn how to benefit your business with the help of Kent State University Libraries’ makerspace. Join us for a tour of the SPARK Innovation Studio for creative demonstrations on how to make prototypes of window decals, t-shirts, engraved wood items, personalized coffee mugs and more!
The annual Kent Creativity Festival provides an opportunity for people of all ages and skill levels to come together to create, share and explore the creation of all forms of art. On the Esplanade between Rockwell & downtown.
This year, LaunchNET is collaborating with the KSU Theatre department for “Puppets and Pitches”:
Better living through Puppetry. Come create hand puppets and then learn how to use your new friend to pitch yourself or your greatest idea. With the power of creativity and crafts- you can really Sock it to ‘em!
Participants in this lively and engaging presentation will get to hear if they're perceived as energetic, sincere, and how much energy they projected. They will also become aware of body language, posture and listening skills.
This session will also focus on team-building. Personal walls will be broken down, self-confidence will rise, and participants' speaking skills will skyrocket.
PERCEPTIONOLOGY: Breakfast & Keynote 730am-10am, Breakout Sessions 10am-12pm - Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at Kent State University
Imagine walking into an elevator and finding yourself face-to-face with a Venture Capitalist or CEO. Do you have what it takes to pitch your business or professional skills before they reach their stop? Give it a shot in LaunchNET's 4th annual Elevator Pitch competition.
$1,000 in prizes, including best business pitch and best personal pitch.
It’s time to transform your creative ideas into an amazing business. Attend Crafty Mart’s Crafty Canvas Workshop, September 23, 2018, led by LaunchNET Venture Advisor at Kent State University, Tabitha Martin and Entrepreneur in Residence at Mount Union College, John Myers. Attendees will be considered for Creative Catapult, an event where participants will gain exposure and a chance to win a $2000 micro-grant for their business.
Founders from Cleveland, Akron, Canton, Youngstown, Wooster, and everywhere in between will be in attendance. If you’re the current, recent, or future founder of a startup in software, physical goods, food, health, or any other product industries, please make the effort to come out and take part in our community.