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Luke Leyden, junior, computer engineering technology major, represented Kent State in the Entrepreneurship Education Consortium's IdeaLabs competition (the regional event for winners of our Idea Olympics).
Luke faced tough competition from student entrepreneurs from 11 other Northeast Ohio universities, ultimately taking 3rd place and $1,000 for his venture, Trolder. Congrats, Luke!
WEDNESDAY, November 18, 2020: 5:30-7pm via Google Meet
For November, we will be discussing Brené Brown's book The Gifts of Imperfection! We will talk about the lesson in the book that we can apply as "whole-hearted" entrepreneurs and share what we learned.
Be sure to also check out the Gifts of Imperfection website (even/especially if aren't able to read the book!), which has a ton of resources and the Wholehearted Inventory, which we will talk about: https://brenebrown.com/thegifts-hub/
Research a local news organization and come up with a new way for them to engage with their community. The outlet can be any type — TV, radio, newspaper, non-profit, weekly, online only, monthly, etc. Submit this idea below by Oct. 31, 2020.
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! Apply by November 5
During this webinar you will learn about the IMAGE grant program. The program provides grant funds to eligible business to engage in eligible international promotion activities. Businesses can access up to $10,000 through a 50% reimbursement basis.
The Small Business Relief Grant is designed to provide relief to Ohio businesses that have been negatively affected by COVID-19.
Governor Mike DeWine has designated up to $125 million of funding received by the State of Ohio from the federal CARES Act to provide $10,000 grants to small businesses to help them through the current crisis. The program, which will begin accepting applications November 2, 2020, will be administered by the Ohio Development Services Agency.