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One week down, only many more to go.

But don't worry. We have plenty of events, memes, and resources for you to help make the weeks a lot more interesting and, hopefully, a little less stressful. 

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News & Announcements
Stop By and Say Hi
To kick off the semester we are hosting a hangout at our new space in the Design Innovation Hub!

We invite you to come say hi, check out our new office, and enjoy some free food and drinks — we hope to see you there!

Wednesday, September 1, 4pm - 6pm
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Elevator Pitch
Elevator Pitch provides students with the opportunity to win funding for their ideas.

Open to entrepreneurs, artists, and innovators from all majors -- pitch a business or pitch yourself!

Thursday, October 7, 6pm - 8:30pm
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All the CEO Ladies
All the CEO Ladies is a group that supports the entrepreneurial women of Kent State.

Our meetings this semester will be framed around the book It's About Damn Time by Arlan Hamilton. While you don't need to read the book to participate, we are offering free copies for those who are interested. Limited quantities are available. Use the button below to request a book.

First Meeting: Wednesday, September 15, 5:30pm - 7pm
Join Us!
Events & Opportunities
Side Hustle | EEC
Are you thinking about starting a side hustle? Or are you already working on one? The Entrepreneurship Education Consortium (EEC) can help you explore or grow your business idea! Sign up for its Side Hustle program to

- learn via webinars and office hours with local experts
- earn up to $200 in micro-grants 
- pitch your business for more prizes
- network with other NEO student entrepreneurs

Registration is free and open to undergraduate students from all majors attending a NEO higher education institution.
Register Here
Startup Funding Application | NEOSVF
In need of funding this fall? The Northeast Ohio Student Venture Fund (NEOSVF) is now accepting submissions for funding consideration! The application is a simple questionnaire that shouldn't take long to fill out, so it won't hurt to try!

Apply by 5 pm on September 10, 2021
Apply Here
Resources & Education
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