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LaunchNET News & Events
TONIGHT! All the CEO Ladies: Where's the Money??
All the CEO Ladies entrepreneurship series, a collaboration of the KSU Women's Center & LaunchNET, is a monthly program geared toward female entrepreneurs. Meetings are designed for each participant to learn entrepreneurial skills, establish accountability amongst one another and build a professional network. 

Join us for: "Where's the Money??"
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
5:30pm : Williamson House

Learn best practices of managing your personal and business finances!

Kent State’s Career Closet Dresses Students to Achieve Success
LaunchNET is proud to be a part of the Kent State Career Closet, helping students dress for success! 

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SPARK workshop: Laser Cutter Properties: Etching vs. Cutting
Tuesday, December 5: 5:30pm
Spark Innovation Studio
Rm 191, Schwartz Center

Learn the basics and differences between these two techniques with our Full Spectrum laser cutter and walk away with your own laser-cut keepsake.
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Creative Hustle @ Kent State
Ready to learn how to hustle your artistic gifts?
Learn more & help kickoff the series on Friday, February 2!

Speakers from all kinds of artistic fields will come to talk about marketing yourself, creative professional finances, and the legal issues you should know about. They will also answer questions and you'll work on a project of your own. 
Sign up for the Kickoff event!
LaunchNET Clients
Or if you're already on an e-board and need some help, let us know! 

Whether you're starting a business, a website, or a student organization, we can help! 

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LaunchNET Connections: Opportunities & Good Stuff to Know About
Launch League presents Hack N Akron 3.0
Saturday, December 9, 2017 
Calling Akron-area creative thinkers! Help work on community issues.

ECDI/WBC and the Women’s Network bring entrepreneurs in the Greater Akron region a new series of entrepreneurial training:
EMPOWER for Women-owned Businesses

RESCHEDULED for December 12, 2017!

The Accelerating Startup Partnership and Investment Readiness (ASPIRE) program provides training and support to early-stage science and technology startups.

Other interesting stuff
December 15-17
High school and college students are invited to spend a weekend in Westlake, Ohio for the annual Hyland Hackathon

We love technology, and know you do too! Come learn new things, work on something cool, and show it off to your peers.
Accelerate is a pitch competition which gives northeast Ohio citizens the chance to win seed money to help launch their idea to make the region a better place.
In early 2018, TechPint will be connecting Northeast Ohio tech talent and companies over a beer.
Resources for Start-ups
A new feature of the LaunchNET newsletter!

We will feature a useful resource every week.
Be sure to check our social media for even more! 
Get ready for end-of-semester presentations
This one simple trick will make your speeches (READ: class presentations, elevator pitches, etc) clear, concise, and compelling every time.

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