LaunchNET News: August Edition
The latest & greatest from LaunchNET Kent State
Thanks for being a friend or client of LaunchNET Kent State!
We're always happy to see you. 

Every week (or month, in the summer), we bring you news, information, events, & resources from around Kent & Northeast Ohio for you.
LaunchNET Moves to the Library! Progress update
The LaunchNET office move is nearly complete! We are setting up and getting ready to welcome back our clients. Check the MOVE website for in-progress photos and a video if you're still not sure how to find us.
LaunchNET News
Aviation Hackathon #SkyHack
Sign up now to 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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Entrepreneur Immersion Week 2017
The Kent State team was a fabulous group of ladies who rocked their presentation of Fabnetics, clothing designed for people with difficulty dressing themselves. 
Read more about EIW 2017
Three LaunchNET Kent State employees and one student client presented at the seventh annual Deshpande Symposium for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Higher Ed on June 12-14 in Lowell, Massachusetts.

LaunchNET Clients Coverage
A Kent State entrepreneur creates a website and an upcoming app that connects renters to landlords.

It all started with an idea that is now blossoming into a business, even before three Kent State University students graduate. The trio is breaking the mold of students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related fields.

Three Kent State University community members have developed a new app called Circl, which reinvents how people socialize and network.

LaunchNET Connections: Opportunities around NorthEast Ohio
AUGUST 25, 2017
Flight helps scalable startups in the Midwest showcase their work, connect with investors & cofounders, and boost their success rate through educational speaker tracks.
Want to exhibit or attend? Contact Tabitha ( to get a discount code!

SunDown RunDown Business Pitch Event
Akron - Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at BLU Jazz+
Local startups pitch for practice, help, customers, ideas. All are welcome. 

Other interesting stuff
ECDI and the SBDC at LCCC are proud partners in presenting the ScratchMade Incubator. Creators of handmade products are invited to apply to a 6-week training program designed to prepare product entrepreneurs for store shelves.

The 4th Annual U.Pitch National Elevator Pitch Competition and Showcase will take place on November 16, 2017 in Chicago. 

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