Support the finalists pitching for seed money at the 2019 LaunchNET Kent State Idea Olympics!
Cheer on your favorites and network with other entrepreneurs, LaunchNET team members, and our panel of judges. Have some pizza, learn more about LaunchNET, and watch some great ideas take shape. Tuesday, March 12: 5:30-8pm KSU Library
All the CEO Ladies is a group of female-identifying business owners and potential entrepreneurs who meet regularly throughout the semester to learn, support one another, find mentors and partners, hear speakers, and get answers to issues.
Students, staff, faculty, alumni, and community members are welcome.
The Kent State Mini Maker Faire is free and open to the public. We will also accept walk-ins during the event, but being preregistered helps to expedite your entrance and get you started with making!
In conjunction with their sponsorship of the Kent State Mini Maker Faire, the Kent State University Design Innovation Group will be hosting three free “Design Innovation Maker Space/Resource Lab Tours” across the Kent Campus.
2019 Paul L. Pfeiffer Student Startup Scholarship The $1000 student scholarship will recognize an outstanding, motivated graduate or undergraduate Kent State student who is a regular client of LaunchNET.
This camp is designed to teach middle school to high school age teens how to design and sew their own look (outfit; top and bottom or a dress). This camp runs March 25th-29th, 2019, Monday-Friday, 9am-2pm at Kent Fabrics (175 E. Erie Street Suite 101).
Experience entrepreneurship in action. In just one weekend, we help build businesses using lean startup methodologies. By Sunday afternoon, minimally viable products are demo-ed and receive feedback. Best of all, the three most promising startups will receive a cash infusion and prize package to help them launch their business!
Think about this as a "Shark Tank" pitch competition. If selected, participants will present a 90 second elevator pitch at the event. From there, judges and the audience will down select six companies to present. If selected, you will prepare a 5-10 minute presentation, questions are included in this time. Please submit your application by Wednesday, March 27th.
Each year Flashstarts employs 25-35 college interns who are matched with multiple startup teams from the Flashstarts Labs and Accelerator programs. Our interns focus on tech development and automation, customer validation, sales, marketing, social media and brand development.