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The Latest & Greatest from LaunchNET Kent State
Full disclosure, I am a F A L L girly. A crisp breeze, a nice apple scent, a cozy movie, a spooky lil cereal — yeah I'll indulge.

We're finally seeing some dips in the temperature and I am ready, boots and coats and grandpa sweaters and all.

Highlights of the week include: putting on your pondering cap, free lunch next week, a brand new podcast episode, funding and hustling, and tips for content creation.
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News & Announcements
Pitch & Ponder
Join us tomorrow for Pitch & Ponder! A stress-free, low stakes open mic night for founders and creatives to share their ideas, practice their personal or business pitches, and connect with other like-minded go-getters.

This Thursday from 4-6pm
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LunchNET w/ Daisy Pops
Join us for lunch and a conversation with Daisy Pops founder, Amy Mucha!

Hear about Amy's journey as an entrepreneur and how she turned her cake pop idea into a full fledged business.

Wednesday, September 20 from 12-1pm
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Let's Get After It
New semester, new episodes!

In this episode, we dive into how Aaron Rombach has been getting after it with Romby Innovations, solving an everyday problem that he experienced firsthand during his internship.
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Student Microgrants: Launch & Scale-Up
Microgrants are currently still available! This time around we are offering funding for both revenue generating ($1,250) and pre-revenue ($500) businesses.
Apply Here
Events & Opportunities
Tech Side Hustle
Are you a student-driven tech-based startup? Do you have a desire to create a solution for a significant problem but may not know how to go about it? ​

​Tech Side Hustle is a new kind of program designed to help you go from idea to prototype.

Apply by September 17th
Apply Here
ArtsLAUNCH! Grant Competition
Do you have an idea for new work of art, or a new arts venture that would positively impact the arts economy? Then consider submitting a proposal in the 2023 ArtsLAUNCH! Grant competition! The competition is open to all currently enrolled Kent State students.
Apply by: Wednesday, September 27, 2023 at 4:59pm EST
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Resources & Education

Discover helpful tips to learn how to take good photos with a phone. Take your smartphone photography game from good to great with these tips and examples.

Wondering how to repurpose your video content for maximum social media impact? 🤔 In this video, we're exploring the art of repurposing video content to grow ...