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Support LaunchNET this November! #KSUGives
 LaunchNET Kent State is a featured part of the KSU Giving Tuesday campaign! 

An anonymous donor has generously pledged to match all gifts to the fund up to $10,000.

AND... For every 15 unique donors who give $25+ to this fund, we will also receive a $500 Bonus Participation Boost from the Kent State University Foundation!

Help us continue to help student innovators from across the campus bring their big ideas to life! 
Find out more & give!
Fire it Up Friday: Q & A
Join us on Friday! Bring your questions and our LaunchNET advisors will answer them! 

No RSVP needed: just show up and bring a friend!  We'll provide lunch
November All the CEO Ladies: Spark your biz
In November, we're going to meet at the Spark Innovation Studio on Tuesday, November 13.

Come check out the resources available to the Kent community.

Bring your logo & a t-shirt to create your own branded shirt! 
Get your legal questions answered - FREE!
The LaunchNET legal consultant (from the Case Western IPVC clinic) will be in the office every Thursday to answer your legal questions!
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Accounting Help for LaunchNET clients
We are happy to announce that we will have a professional accountant from CBIZin the office, available to answer questions and help you with any business financial issues.
NEXT SESSION: FRIDAY, NOV. 30, 2:30-4:30
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LaunchNET Clients
Kent Fabrics - Sip & Sew event on December 2!
Learn to sew a zipper pouch while enjoying great wine & cheese from the Kent Cheesemonger!

Kent Fabrics team members will be available during the event to answer questions and assist in using sewing machines.

This event is open to all sewing experience levels.

Kent Fabrics now has 24-hour delivery in Kent through OZI! 
sign up & help Kent Fabrics become a reality!
LaunchNET client featured in Black Box Series
The School of Theatre and Dance's Black Box Series is comprised of student produced works performed in the Erdmann-Zucchero Black Box Theatre.

R.A.P.E. (Respect. Appreciate. Protect. Educate.) Directed by Yayra Tamakloe and ShaKeela Gary.

Black Box productions are free and open to the public! 
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Rise of The Millennials: Sat, Nov 17, 2018
Jada Renee of INDI Media presents Rise of The Millennials 
Saturday, November 17, 2018 at Corporate College East, Warrensville Heights

Interested in attending? Contact Zach or Tabitha to get a group rate discount! 
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LaunchNET Clients: Want to be profiled?
We are looking for clients who are ready to SHINE! Take the spotlight in the newsletter or other media! 
Give us the info here
Opportunities & Events
Prosper for Purpose presents Women's Entrepreneurship Day Cleveland

Monday, November 12, 2018 at Linsalata Alumni Center of Case Western Reserve University
GSEA is the premier award program for students running a business.
You must submit your application before November 9, 2018. The finalists will present on December 1st at CWRU.
Other interesting stuff
College student teams with digital media startups (in concept, in development or in operation) in the following categories: 
Augmented & Virtual Reality, Enterprise & Smart Data, Entertainment & Content, Health & Wearable, Hyper-Connected Communities, Payment & FinTech, Security & Privacy, Social & Culture, Sports & Performance Data, and Transportation.
The Cleveland Citywide Development Corporation (CCDC) is launching NTI’s inaugural retail incubator in the first floor of the Glenville-Circle North mixed-use development located at 1400 East 105th Street. 

Participating businesses will be selected through application process and pitch competitions.

November 30, 2018 - Applications Due 
World Series of Innovation is a business ideas challenge that invites young people to pitch entrepreneurial solutions to real problems. Winners receive cash prizes.
Solutions is one of the first blockchain education conferences to provide experiential learning through hands-on coding and real-world problem solving with a focus on solutions for business and government applications.
Cleveland, Ohio
December 1-4, 2018
Learning Corner
5 Self-Care Tips for Entrepreneurs to Boost Productivity
Because your wellbeing is just as important as your business.
(And being a student is hard too!) 
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