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The Latest & Greatest from LaunchNET Kent State
In the words of Abby Lee Miller, "I thought I was ready to be back. I thought I was stronger than this, but obviously I'm not. I want to go home."

Happy Tuesday, folks! I struggled a little getting here but I am oh so happy to be seeing you today 🫶

Highlights of the week include: Pitch & Ponder, putting the "lunch" in LaunchNET, money, money, money, and tips for pitching and hashtaging 🦭
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News & Announcements
Pitch & Ponder
Join us for Pitch & Ponder! A stress-free, low stakes open mic night for founders and creatives to share their ideas, practice their personal or business pitches, and connect with other like-minded go-getters.

Thursday, September 14 from 4-6pm
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LunchNET w/ Daisy Pops
Join us for lunch and a conversation with Daisy Pops founder, Amy Mucha!

Hear about Amy's journey as an entrepreneur and how she turned her cake pop idea into a full fledged business.

Wednesday, September 20 from 12-1pm
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Student Microgrants: Launch & Scale-Up
Microgrants are currently still available! This time around we are offering funding for both revenue generating ($1,250) and pre-revenue ($500) businesses.
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Events & Opportunities
ArtsLAUNCH! Grant Competition
Do you have an idea for new work of art, or a new arts venture that would positively impact the arts economy? Then consider submitting a proposal in the 2023 ArtsLAUNCH! Grant competition! The competition is open to all currently enrolled Kent State students.
Apply by: Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 4:59pm EST
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$1,000 Scholarships
University Libraries is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Student Scholarship Competition. Thanks to the generosity of wonderful friends and donors, they are able to award multiple scholarships for 2024-25 - each for $1,000!

Apply by Monday, December 18
Apply Here
Fellowship for Scientist Entrepreneurs
A two-year fellowship to turn your technology concept into a product.

Fellows gain access to vital tools, facilities, and expertise through a host laboratory. Activate takes no rights to fellows’ intellectual property and works to ensure that fellows retain ownership of any IP developed during the fellowship.

Applications opening soon for 2024
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Resources & Education
Overarching tips for any upcoming pitches and presentations you may have.

Learn how you can boost your reach and grow your Instagram community with Later’s free Instagram hashtag strategy guide.