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Our apologies for cluttering your inbox, but we have a few corrections and updates to this week's newsletter that we wanted to make sure you have! 
Here's the updated and important info:
LAST CHANCE!! Apply for the LaunchNET Scholarship!
2019 Paul L. Pfeiffer Student Startup Scholarship
Any client of LaunchNET is eligible to apply for $1000 for undergrad or graduate studies!
Plus the opportunity to attend an entrepreneurship conference!
Who's helped you get here??? Make sure they get recognized!
Paul L. Pfeiffer Faculty Mentor Award-2019

Nominate a Kent State faculty member for the $1000 Faculty/Staff Mentor Award, for working with and supporting student innovators and entrepreneurs beyond the classroom.

Current students and recent alumni can nominate their hardworking faculty or staff heroes.
TODAY is your last chance! (Nominations due by 4pm)
LaunchNET 2018-19 Expo & Awards on April 23
Come celebrate another great year with LaunchNET at Ray's Place downtown on Tuesday April 23.

Food, friends, & fun!
Sign up to attend or exhibit
Kent State Mini Maker Faire
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!
Learn more
KENT-repreneur by Kent State Student Media
LaunchNET is proud to be a sponsor of the Kent-repreneur podcast.

Check out all the episodes, but we're especially proud of our clients who are featured, and our good friend Steve Roberts, who is in the latest episode.
Listen now
Attend the LaunchTown Experience on April 15
Student finalists from colleges and universities across Ohio compete for $20,000 in prizes for their new venture. With keynote speaker is Brandon Chrostowski, founder of  EDWINS Leadership & Restaurant Institute, which trains and assists those re-entering the workforce from prison.

Join us to celebrate our student entrepreneurs and hear Brandon's inspiring story! 
Spring 2019 Pop-Up Shop Vendor Form
The LaunchNET Spring Pop-Up Shop will take place Wednesday, May 1st from 4-7pm at Tree City Coffee in Downtown Kent.

Please fill out your business information to be considered for a place as a vendor in this year's Pop-Up Shop.

Applications are due April 19th. Decisions will be announced by April 23rd. 

Apply today!
For & About Clients
LAST day for Accounting support this semester: April 26!
There are only a couple time slots left to meet with our (free) accounting support person, in the LaunchNET office!

Get a jump on those summer sales by making sure your books are set up properly. 
sign up now
Submit your ETSY shop to be featured
LaunchNET is pulling together an "etsy roundup" to feature clients with shops to feature in the newsletter and online. 

submit your shop!
Last Chance!
Only TWO more opportunities this semester to get your legal questions answered:

April 11
April 18
Sign up
⌘Export: VCD BFA Show 2019
CONGRATULATIONS!! To our Student Designer, Emily, on her BFA show at Taylor Hall’s second-floor gallery on April 5 at 5pm
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Help a LaunchNET client & local food entrepreneur!
Kiva is the world's first online lending platform connecting online lenders to entrepreneurs across the globe. You can make a loan to an entrepreneur across the globe for as little as $25.

Help support Julie, founder of Savory Snackage LLC, expand their business.
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Want to advertise your venture?
If you want to get in front of nearly 3000 folks (not just KSU students) in Northeast Ohio, to advertise an event, share some good news, or get some help, we can help! 

Give us the info and we can include it in the next LaunchNET newsletter. 
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