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WEDNESDAY, November 18, 2020: 5:30-7pm via Google Meet
For November, we will be discussing Brené Brown's book The Gifts of Imperfection! We will talk about the lesson in the book that we can apply as "whole-hearted" entrepreneurs and share what we learned.
Be sure to also check out the Gifts of Imperfection website (even/especially if aren't able to read the book!), which has a ton of resources and the Wholehearted Inventory, which we will talk about: https://brenebrown.com/thegifts-hub/
Make a Difference Day is the most encompassing national day of helping others, as millions of Americans rally in a single day of action to help change the world. Make a Difference Day will take place at Kent State on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, from 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Luke Leyden, junior, computer engineering technology major, represented Kent State in the Entrepreneurship Education Consortium's IdeaLabs competition (the regional event for winners of our Idea Olympics). Luke faced tough competition from student entrepreneurs from 11 other Northeast Ohio universities, ultimately taking 3rd place and $1,000 for his venture, Trolder. Congrats, Luke!
November 15th & December 6th Dr. Rachel Anderson, Center for Gender, Education & Empowerment (CGEE) (and LaunchNET client!) presents COVID's Impact on Women & Girls (Series):
The virus has had a profound impact on our societies and economies, highlighting the global reliance on women at the frontline and at home. It exposes structural problems in various fields such as health/care, education/schooling, economy, security and social protection. We need in depth research, discussion and awareness of the risks, challenges and solutions for an equitable recovery from this historic pandemic.
The Hudson Library & Historical Society will virtually hold its eighth annual “Pitch Night” competition on Tuesday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m. Seven finalists will be selected from the pool of online applications to pitch their business ideas to a panel of expert judges on Zoom. Win up to $5,000 for your business venture!
Research a local news organization and come up with a new way for them to engage with their community. The outlet can be any type — TV, radio, newspaper, non-profit, weekly, online only, monthly, etc. Submit this idea below by Oct. 31, 2020.
Enter our fall 2020 Core City: Cleveland Pitch Competition! We’ll be selecting 10 finalists who live or own a business in the city of Cleveland to pitch online for a chance to win up to $2,500. The best part? All participants will walk away with at least $500! Apply by November 5
Calling all side hustlers, idea creators and innovators that want to take that idea to the next level.
Join us this Fall for weekly virtual panels, workshops and the pep talks you need to know to turn your passion to profit or scale your own business. All attendees will have an opportunity to pitch their business at the end of the 4 weeks to win $5,000!