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LaunchNET advisors are available for virtual coaching sessions.
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News & Announcements
Intro to Virtual LaunchNET
Check out our new video showcasing the "virtual" LaunchNET and our awesome clients!! 
Watch here!
Fashion/Tech Hackathon '21 recap
 This year, the Fashion Tech Hackathon went virtual and international! Check out the amazing projects created by the 162 participants representing 34 countries!

Congratulations to all!
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LaunchNET is hiring!
Are you or someone you know entrepreneurial and a marketing creative? 
We want to meet them! 

We're looking for a FT Marketing Manager, to help get out the word about the awesomeness of LaunchNET. 
Check it out & apply
Celebrate BHM with M.E.N. & LaunchNET
Join the Male Empowerment Network as we celebrate our 10-Year Anniversary.

During this episode and discussion we will feature the people who were instrumental in the creation and development of the MEN initiative. We will have LaunchNET as a featured guests to help facilitate conversation about turning a dream into a tangible reality.
register today!
Design Innovation Hub orientation classes
 Spring Semester 2021 the Design Innovation Hub will open for individual use to the Kent State Community including students, faculty, staff and employees. Be one of the first to register for a DI Hub Membership!  

Orientation sessions follow the Flashes Save Seven guidelines and are held in small groups of 5 or less. DI Hub Memberships and Orientation Sessions are currently reserved for the KSU community. 
find a date & sign up
University Libraries Student Scholarship
University Libraries is pleased to announce the Eighth Annual Student Scholarship Competition. Eligible students include Kent Campus students in good standing with the University, who will be Sophomores, Juniors or Seniors in the 2022-2023 academic year.
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Entrepreneurship Rocks! Music as an Entrepreneurial Venture
Tuesday, February 9
The 75-minute live online panel discussion will include an opportunity for audience questions. The session is open with advanced registration and there is no charge for participation.
register to participate
Competitions, Events, Opportunities
The Undergraduate Symposium for Research, Scholarship and Creative Endeavors will be a remote event and is scheduled for April 19-23, 2021 during the national Undergraduate Student Research Week.

Abstracts will be accepted from December 21, 2020 through February 15, 2021.
The GSV Startup Bootcamp is a 7-week online curriculum designed to educate and inspire anyone with the courage and dedication to take control of their future.
January 25 through March 12, 2021
Black Girl Ventures and Manifestation Babe have partnered together to support Black and Brown woman-identifying founders with an Industry Agnostic BGV Style pitch competition.

This is the perfect opportunity for underrepresented founders to gain national visibility and low barrier access to capital.

A pioneering partnership between Hyundai Motor Company and the United Nations Development Programme is looking to grassroots innovators around the world to solve far-reaching sustainability issues

There are 4 categories for international students to pitch in:
  • Business Management and Process Improvement
  • Community/Civic Innovations
  • Healthcare/Biomedical
  • IT/Connected Devices (IOT)
Innovators pitch your own business plans and act as investors in other teams, choosing who you think will advance.
Each finalist has a 25% chance to win at least $2,500. Committed to conscious capitalism
Keep Learning, Keep Growing
'Ideas are nothing; doing is everything': 5 tips for getting your crea

Facebook creative director Ji Lee explains how to develop a creative process on the side.

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