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LaunchTown 2018
The LaunchTown Entrepreneurship Awards seeks students with a technology-based product, service or business idea.

This is an open competition, available to all students, of all majors, from all colleges and universities and includes $10,000 in prizes.

March 13, 2018- Proposals due
April 2, 2018- Semi final presentations 
April 16, 2018- LaunchTown Finals
Apply today
Come meet entrepreneur Claire Coder, Founder of Aunt Flow
Join us in the Kent State KIVA to hear about Claire's journey from college student to company founder as a young female entrepreneur, with a mission to make sure that no menstruator goes without tampons.

Thursday, March 1 at 7 PM
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CREATIVE HUSTLE: Legal speaker panel on March 9
Legal speaker panel: Friday, March 9, 2018
workshop: Friday, March 16, 2018

Join us for LUNCH both days and learn what every creative professional should know about protecting your rights and not getting into legal hot water! 
register today
Kent State Career Closet Spring Clothing Drive
LaunchNET will be one of 3 places to drop off career and interview appropriate clothing for the KSU Career Closet in the month of March. 

LaunchNET Kent State is proud to announce our NEW Student Startup Scholarship! LaunchNET clients can receive a $1000 scholarship and can also nominate a faculty member for an award.

More info coming soon--watch this space! 
LaunchNET Clients
Have a legal questions about your business?
Whether you need to know about partnership agreements, how to set up an LLC, or if you have any intellectual property to protect, sign up to talk with our FREE legal consultant in the LaunchNET office. 
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LaunchNET Connections: Opportunities & Good Stuff to Know About
Think your company is the "best of tech"? 
NEO tech companies can apply for any of these categories:
- Best Software Device/Product
- Best Support of the Tech Community 
- Best Tech Services Company
- Most Promising Start-Up
- Best Us of Tech for Social Good
- Tech Department of the Year
- Tech Company of the Year
*Deadline is March 2!*

Want to work with startups in CLE?? Here's your chance!

JumpStart Inc. presents:
From Startup Struggles To Startup Success
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Forest City Brewery, Cleveland, OH
Advanced Budgeting for Non Profit Organizations
Wednesday, March 28, 2018
at Hudson Library & Historical Society
Other interesting stuff
ECDI class in Akron:
Wednesday, Mar 14 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Navigating numbers in business shouldn't be a headache! 
 This training session uses helpful templates and real examples on how to change your financial transactions into financial statements. 
Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Transitioning from college life to the work world can be a harrowing experience for just about anyone – figuring out what to wear, how to network effectively or master the interview protocol – knowing where to start can be difficult. Fortunately, help is on the way.  
The deadline for vendors to apply to sell goods at Countryside Conservancy's outdoor farmers markets is March 11.
Sharing some great startup resources across the web! 
Great training & articles to help you more clearly understand customers, create better products, and grow businesses

The most successful companies thrive on one single mindset: why they exist.
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