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*PLEASE NOTE* In accordance with Kent State's current policy, all LaunchNET venture meetings will be virtual and all in-person events are cancelled for the rest of the Spring 2020 semester.
We are still open and happy to assist with you with any advising and business questions you may have.
If you are a current client, visit ksulaunch.net/appointment to schedule with your advisor and an online meeting link will be included in your confirmation email.
We are working some virtual ways to stay in touch and continue to have group meet-ups, like our new book club, The Entrepreneur Life, All the CEO Ladies, and BYOB. Keep watching your email and this newsletter for announcements as we roll them out!
Along with the reading experience, I will be offering an audio experience as well. Presenting you all the Amrit Shenava’s Podcast. I will be talking about Tech, Startups, Entrepreneurship and others. I will be coming out with first episode in the coming few weeks and I really hope I can do something great with the podcast.
Sponsored by NASA, the FedTech Startup Studio program pairs technology developed in NASA laboratories with business and technical talent who aim to create new businesses around breakthrough NASA technology. Apply to this 8-week summer cohort program now!
The BGV Pitch Competition is a crowdfunding meets pitch competition. The audience votes with their dollars via our tech platform to determine the winner. The person with the most votes wins (not the most money raised).
The Riveter Community Day features online events, actions and shared moments, all focused on one thing: the importance of coming together. Now, more than ever, we need ways to connect and support each other and our communities.
Do you have a business or an idea for a business in Akron?
Over $100,000 in grants available in Akron’s small business competition! Rubber City Match connects vacant retail spaces with new and expanding small businesses. If you can dream it, we’ll help you build it in Akron!
YMCA 360 offers online exercise, fitness, wellbeing, and youth sports classes from the comfort of your own home. Popular classes like yoga, barre, bootcamp, tai chi, boxing, weightlifting and soccer are free for you and your family.
Springboard for the Arts has been working tirelessly on the Artist Emergency Relief Fund to conduct fundraising while making funds available to you as quickly as possible. Nationwide artist emergency fund information also available at this link.