Entrepreneurial Skills for Professional Creatives Do you have what it takes to succeed at your art (whatever it is)?
Join LaunchNET & the College of the Arts for a series of workshops & speaker panels designed for all creative majors (art, design, dance, theatre, music, fashion, writing, etc.) & anyone interested in making money as an artist.
LaunchNET's Build Your Own Brand is now accepting applications for a five-week entrepreneurial workshop series. After applying, a select number of Kent State University students and alumni will be invited to participate in this cohort designed to assist in developing aspiring, underrepresented minority entrepreneurs into confident leaders with memorable brands.
At the end of the cohort, participants will present their business idea for a chance to win up to $1000.
Imagine walking into an elevator and finding yourself face-to-face with a Venture Capitalist or CEO. Do you have what it takes to pitch your business or professional skills before they reach their stop? Give it a shot in LaunchNET's 4th annual Elevator Pitch competition. $1,000 in prizes including best business pitch and best personal pitch!
EveryWednesday 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.
While LaunchNET celebrated its move from the Student Center to the University Library with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, a number of clients were on hand to exhibit their companies and talk to faculty, staff, and community members interested in innovation at Kent State.
Startup Weekend is a 54 hour event, where attendees pitch ideas, form teams and start companies. These events are very community focused and provide a place for budding entrepreneurs to find co-founders, mentors and momentum for their ideas.
Burton D. Morgan Foundation presents PITCH U 2017 - Saturday, October 7, 2017
Don't miss this opportunity to compete with peers, win prizes, and present your business idea - in 90 seconds or less- to a panel of real investors. Participants get lunch and a chance to network with local angel investors.
Eligibility: 1. Be enrolled as an undergraduate in a university/college at the time of their application 2. Have been operating a for-profit business for at least six months with a revenue criteria of US$500 or US$1000 investment/backing.
Join us Saturday, October 14th at Hyland’s Global Headquarters to hear from female IT front-runners who have paved the way in technology. This event will provide you with insight into a day in the life of IT professionals and using computational thinking in your everyday life.
LET US KNOW! Has your company reached a significant milestone? Gotten some great press coverage? Hired an employee? Launched a product? Exhibited at an event?