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News & Announcements
November All the CEO Ladies - book discussion
WEDNESDAY, November 18, 2020: 5:30-7 pm via Google Meet

For November, we will be discussing Brené Brown's book The Gifts of Imperfection! 

from the author: "This book is an invitation to join a wholehearted revolution. A small, quiet, grassroots movement that starts with each of us saying, ‘My story matters because I matter.’ Revolution might sound a little dramatic, but in this world, choosing authenticity and worthiness is an absolute act of resistance.”
Be a part of the conversation!
Learn about the NEW I3 Lab!
Wed Nov. 18, 2020 5pm

You are invited to join a meeting: (I3) Lab - Ideate * Innovate * Incubate conversation. 
Learn how we can help you take your venture to the next level! 
sign up for the virtual discussion
Virtual Drop-in Advising on Discord!
Virtual Drop-in advising on the LaunchNET Discord Server!
Tuesday, 11/17: 2-4pm
Wednesday, 11/18: 1:30-3pm

No hours for the week of Thanksgiving
Pop in and ask a question, run an idea by our advisors, or just say hi! 
Global Entrepreneurship Week Ohio
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is an annual, global initiative that celebrates entrepreneurship in over 170 countries. It is powered by Kauffman Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Network, and a global network of organizations.

The GEW Ohio conference is dedicated to creating on-ramps for entrepreneurs in underrepresented communities and attracting new business and talent to Ohio. 
register to see what it's all about!
Client News
Competitions, Events, Opportunities
Applications for Spring 2021 Service Leader & Community Partner Advocate positions!
Enter our fall 2020 Core City: Cleveland Pitch Competition! We’ll be selecting 10 finalists who live or own a business in the city of Cleveland to pitch online for a chance to win up to $2,500. The best part? All participants will walk away with at least $500!

To be eligible to pitch at the competition on Tuesday, December 8, you must first pitch your idea to our business advisors by Friday, November 20
I-Corps is a system created for entrepreneurs (by entrepreneurs) to help you avoid the #1 reason businesses fail.

This structured cohort-based, FREE program partners you with other entrepreneurs, mentors, & advisors to help you find your perfect customer niche! 
Help us develop a student-led and curated content effort focused on helping college students learn about how to start, manage, and lead a business.
Venus Williams’ Advice For Entrepreneurs: Don’t Let Fear Take Over—Just Push Through It
Tennis champion and Olympic gold medalist Venus Williams has some advice for the more than 30 million small business owners and entrepreneurs across the U.S. struggling to find their footing in the new normal: Don’t let fear take over. 

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