A thank you to all of you.
The Latest & Greatest from LaunchNET Kent State
We'd just like to give a big thank you to all of you who showcased and attended our Garden Party. We not only had a great time preparing for the party, but it was amazing see all the entrepreneurs interacting and representing what they're passionate about.

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Highlights for this week include volunteer opportunities to boost your resume, how to build an MVP without a technical founder, crafting your pitch, and a wholesome film about discovering who you are and what you want to do in life.
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News & Announcements
10 Questions with Meghan Factor-Page, Assistant Director of Kent State of Well-being
Meghan Factor-Page is the assistant director of Kent State of Well-being where she helps ensure students are getting relevant information so they can take care of themselves and get the wellness resources they need.
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Junior Achievement is seeking 2 volunteers to teach JA Personal Finance 2.0 to high school students at Streetsboro High School. This program introduces high school students to the interrelationship between today’s financial decisions and future financial freedom.

For each lesson, there is a Volunteer Guide that provides talking points and detailed activity instructions. No teaching experience is necessary! A teacher will be in the classroom to assist.

Volunteers will get to pick five dates to come into the classroom.

Volunteers can sign up for one class period from the choices listed below, and contact Jan Maggard at jan.maggard@ja.org or 330-433-0063 x 103.  

- 5th period-  (11:25am- 2:16pm)
- 7th period- (1:38-2:25pm)
Events & Opportunities
How to Build an MVP Without a Technical Co-Founder | Founder Institute
Do you have a startup idea but lack the technical skills to build and develop your product? Then join us for this interactive, online event, where Nelly Yusupova, CTO and Founder of TechSpeak for Entrepreneurs, will share expert tips and best practices to help you develop your MVP and get to traction to better position yourself for attracting a skilled technical co-founder.

Wednesday, April 20th at 5pm
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Greyt Big Talk - Brandi Larsen | Greyt Culture
Greyt Big Talk is a multi-disciplinary creative lecture & podcast series for inspiring the next generation of artists and entrepreneurs. Ft. local breakfast, live music, and art by local designers.

As a publishing executive at Penguin Random House, Brandi Larsen helped create New York Times bestsellers. As journalist, her efforts earned Emmy nominations. As a speaker, her talks inspired audiences at Harvard Business School, Book Expo America, Case Western Reserve University, and more.

Friday April 22nd at 8:30am
Resources & Education
If you wanting your email pitches answered, here’s how to craft a pitch so you'll actually get a response. 
A brand is recognized as the unique identity of a product, service, or company. Check out this post to find the brand essence framework and examples to strengthen your brand.
Fun & Stuff
The Wholesome Film