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LaunchNET News & Events
LaunchNET Kent State client wins Hudson Library competition
CONGRATULATIONS to Ariella Yager, who won first place ($3,000) for alula, a phone case that holds, protects and dispenses women’s birth control pills. 

This is the second year in a row that a LaunchNET Kent State client has won the competition.
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T-shirt Techniques – a Remix | SPARK Innovation Studio
Garment Printer - T–Shirt Techniques (REMIX)
Learn how to make your own custom T-Shirt using our Direct-to Garment printer and our heat press.

Spark Innovation Studio Rm 191, Schwartz Center: Tues, November 21. 5:30pm

LaunchNET Kent State Promotes Entrepreneurship for Local High School Students
In October 2017, two groups of local high schools students came to Kent State University to participate in an entrepreneurial workshop designed to increase the students’ awareness and knowledge of the venture formation process, hosted by LaunchNET.

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Creative Hustle @ Kent State
Ready to learn how to hustle your artistic gifts?

Creative professionals have unique career paths and challenges - Learn from those who have been there & start building your success!

*Coming this Spring*
Register to learn more & have a say in when we hold workshops!
Interested? Let us know!
All the CEO Ladies: Where's the Money??
All the CEO Ladies: Where's the Money??
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
5:30pm : Williamson House

Learn best practices of managing your personal and business finances!

Get ready for your career!

Every Wednesday from 2-4pm, outside the LaunchNET office on the 2nd floor of the Library, CED advisors will be on hand as well as LaunchNET "pitch consultants" to get your resume, cover letter, AND elevator pitch polished and ready to go.
LaunchNET Clients
Students create errand service through LaunchNET | Latest Updates |
Kent State seniors Abu Konteh Jr. and Paris Johns are assisting students and faculty members through their new business, Ozi.

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LaunchNET Connections: Opportunities & Good Stuff to Know About
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

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in Akron
Other interesting stuff
Self Employment in the Arts / Art Business Entrepreneurship
The competition is geared towards creatives in the visual, performing, literary, and media arts.  Past winners have included photographers, theater producers, multi-media artists, event managers, and more. offers a scholarship of $1,500 to students
in the fields of digital media, game development, or software engineering.

The annual Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs is designed to hone the skills that undergraduate women need to advance through the process from idea to venture creation. 
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! 
How do you get the mindset to decide if an idea is truly interesting and worth chasing? And what do you do next?
[A reading list.]
Thanks for Reading! Be sure to check out our social media outlets, where we share even more resources, opportunities, and events.
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