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The Latest & Greatest from LaunchNET Kent State
I'm reserving my energy today. Check back next week for a more spirited introduction.

Highlights for the week include: the improv workshop (yes and...you don't wanna miss this one), last LunchNET of the semester (free food and priceless advice? sign me up), the SHOWCASE (come onnn, promote your business, make some sales), coffee talk perfect for the coffee shop (it's a new podcast episode), and local events and opportunities (looking beyond kent state of america).
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News & Announcements
Improv Your Pitch | Oct 26
Learn about the core principles of improv and how you can use them to enhance your personal and business pitches. We will have hands on practice applying these methods during this workshop.

Thursday, October 26 | 4-6pm
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LunchNET w/ Greyt Culture | Nov 8
This speaker series is for student entrepreneurs to connect with founders who have been in their shoes and are making their businesses happen in the real world. This month we are featuring Thomas Fox from Greyt Culture!

Wednesday, November 8 | 12-1pm
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Pitch & Ponder Showcase | Nov 16
Join us for our end of semester showcase! This will be a tabling event featuring student and alumni entrepreneurs and the businesses they have been working on.

Thursday, November 16 | 4-6pm
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Let's Get After It w/ Here We Go
From green coffee beans to having the means, Here We Go has turned a garage hobby into a full-scale business. In this episode, we discuss the business of coffee and running a startup while also juggling the hassles of everyday life with Here We Go.
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Events & Opportunities
SBIR/STTR Program Info Session | Oct 27
SBIR/STTR Funding to get your innovative idea a push start above the rest!

Virtual, Friday, October 17 | 10-11am
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Startupvikes | Nov 2- 4
Startup Vikes is Cleveland State University's premier entrepreneurship immersion experience in which student teams pitch ideas for businesses or products, learn the Lean Launch Pad (LLP) methodology and build minimum viable products or services.

November 2 - 4
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Venture for America Fellowship
A two-year Fellowship program that gives recent college graduates firsthand startup experiences that help them become leaders who make meaningful impacts with their careers.
Apply Here
Fun & Stuff
The Need to Succeed | A spotlight on some of our clients
Entrepreneurs who have a passion to start their own businesses while they are students are in a league all their own. Kent State has a number of students in that league. Fortunately for them, Kent State also has resources at the university and college levels to help support these young entrepreneurs from concept to launch.
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