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The latest & greatest from LaunchNET Kent State
Creating a community of Kent State makers, innovators, creators, collaborators, and business owners.

If you haven't registered for this exciting hackathon-style design challenge, come to the College of Aeronautics & Engineering tomorrow from 4-6pm to participate!

Spend the weekend meeting new friends and working on an innovative idea with a team (and getting fed for free!). The grand prize is $10,000! 

And if you can't participate, but want to see what it's all about, come to the project expo and awards ceremony on Sunday starting  at 10am.
get all the details here
Cybersecurity "Capture the Flag" Competition!
LaunchNET & KSU Computer Engineering Club present a competition that is of a series of challenges where participants must reverse engineer, break, hack, decrypt, or do whatever it takes to solve the challenge.

Friday November 7: 4:30-9:30pm
CAE building, room 102
sign up!
The Entrepreneur Life: A LaunchNET workshop series
"Let's talk about the real-life stuff of entrepreneurship"


Every Wednesday from 2-3pm, in the LaunchNET office

Gather with other KSU entrepreneurs to learn, converse, and share. Speakers & snacks! 
Check out all the cool topics!
Calling all retailers! LaunchNET Holiday Gift Guide 2019
Sign up to be featured in our newsletter, website, and any other places we think of for the holidays! 
We want to help you make the holidays great!
Talk about women in venture capital & tech
The Edmonds E-Talk with Ginger Rothrock

Wednesday, November 6: 5:30pm
Linsalata Alumni Center, Case Western Reserve University

Ginger Rothrock is a venture capitalist from HG Ventures and a widely recognized multi-industry expert with backgrounds not only in entrepreneurship but also biomedical manufacturing and chemistry. 
For & About Clients
Attention Artists!
Linden Lane Artworks is a third-party art business, providing artists the business and marketing perspectives to sell their work.

Linden Lane is looking for some talented artists that are interested in having their art showcased at the Kent Makers Market on November 16th and December 14th at a commission-based rate. 
Fill out this Form for more information
Legal consulting at LaunchNET
Have a legal question about your venture? 

Sign up to meet with a legal consultant for FREE! 
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Accounting help is Back!
Not sure if you need a vendor's license?
Need help setting up your bookkeeping? 
Have another business finance question?
Sign up to get FREE help in the LaunchNET office!
Flash Grants: Seeking Collaborators!
Arts Funding Available for Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Student Projects! 
KSU College of the Arts has competitive funding for collaborative projects with students in the arts. 
learn more & apply
Around the Ecosystem
Join fellow educators November 8-9 at the fifth annual Enspire Conference - Teaching in the 21st Century.
Friday, November 8 - 1:00-5:00pm
Saturday, November 9 - 8:00am-12:30pm
Blockland Student Coding Workshop
Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Cleveland State University 
This full day workshop is for high school juniors & seniors and college students to focus on foundational concepts and code reviews. Basic prior coding experience is suggested, but not required.
Bounce Innovation Hub presents Bounce Startup Showcase - Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Bounce Innovation Hub, Akron
This is an event for entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs, side-hustlers, dreamers and doers. WED Cleveland is bringing together a force of local women in business to spark new ideas and build bridges of support and collaboration. And we want YOU to be a part of it!
Other Competitions & Opportunities
Ventures who apply to SheEO are majority women-owned, women-led, revenue-generating (at least $50K up to ~$2M in revenue at the time of application)  with export potential and able to answer how they are creating a better world.
For undergraduate or graduate college/university students with a company: operating for at least 6 months with at least $500 in generated revenue.
Local & National winners!
Learning Corner
The Maker Market | Unique Artisan & Hand-Crafted Products

The Maker Market is your place to find products made by local artisans in Ohio. Find unique fine art, furniture, jewlery, lighting, and more!

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Client Success Stories
We want to feature YOU! 
We'd love to talk about you and your success! What have you done lately to move your venture or innovation forward? Share your story with others! 
Answer some questions, get some exposure!