Microgrant application now open! Earn funding for your ideas.
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A few shoutouts to start off this week: - Eminem, for letting Dr. Dre out of his basement - Lexi, for having the courage to hold Fez's hand - Shaun White, for an amazing Olympic career and for his love of Mountain Dew - Nick Miller, for simply existing
Highlights for this week include microgrants, the CEBIpitch competition, student lead initiatives, the black business expo, resume building, and the i3 Lab!
Advisors Available for In-Person & Virtual Sessions
LaunchNET is offering funding via microgrants to help Kent State student entrepreneurs move their ideas forward! • Grants range from $99-500 • Available for both new and currently launched ventures • Applicants must be current Kent State University students
Applications reviewed and awarded on a rolling basis through Sunday, March 13, 2022
ACL is taking place virtually this semester and our first meeting is this Wednesday, February 16th! We will be joined by guest speaker StarAndia Johnson who is a female entrepreneur and woman of color, making her mark in the fashion industry.
Presenting the 7th Annual The Real Black Friday Black Business Expo from 10am – 6pm, centrally located at the iconic Tower City Center in the heart of Downtown Cleveland and in the middle of all the excitement of NBA All-Star Weekend!
Festivities will include live performances, 100+ vendor exhibitions, community resources, a kids zone and much more. Saturday, February 19
We're excited to share that last Friday, LaunchNET and Design Innovation brought in five teams that will be using the Marty Erbaugh i3 Lab this semester to work on their ideas and advance their business journeys.
Stay tuned for future updates on the student teams and lab space!
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