Pitch your business idea or concept for a chance to win up to $4,000 (across multiple categories) in seed funding. First place undergraduate team moves on to the Entrepreneurship Education Consortium regional IdeaLabs competition!
Idea Olympics is open to all Kent State students (undergrad, grad, PhD) regardless of major
This competition is for new business ideas, started 1/1/18 or later.
Come Learn about Blockchain, Blockland, and Flashstarts!
Big things are happening in Northeast Ohio with the momentum around blockchain technology and influx of community support and innovation. Blockchain technology is set to disrupt nearly every industry, allowing for secure, real-time, fully-transparent transactions of data and value. As the Blockland initiative works towards making our region a blockchain and technology hub, Flashstarts is connecting people to resources to learn about blockchain technology and to the opportunities it will bring our region.
LaunchTown Experience is Northeast Ohio’s top annual event for investors to see the best technology- driven business ideas from students of all majors. The emphasis of the competition is on ideas—innovative and impactful student-driven ideas.
$10,000 in Prizes! Application Deadline: March 7, 2019
Whether your ambition is for a hobby that pays for itself, or a professional operation that is someone’s livelihood, these sessions will give you practical and usable tools to help you protect, produce and thrive.
Beyond all the great info you'll get from our speakers. The Maker Sessions is also a place to connect with other local creative entrepreneurs!
WBENCPitch is a large, tournament style elevator pitch competition for WBENC-Certified Women’s Business Enterprises (WBEs). The competition will be held at the WBENC Summit & Salute in Houston, TX on March 12-13, 2019.
The Cleveland Foundation’s mission is to enhance the lives of all residents of Greater Cleveland, now and for generations to come, by working together with our donors to build community endowment, address needs through grantmaking, and provide leadership on key community issues.