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LaunchNET News & Events
CONGRATULATIONS to the Elevator Pitch winners!
Best Business Pitch: Anne Skoch (Anne Cate)
Runner-up: Tanaka Mupinga (TwiceToasted Treats)
Best Personal Pitch: Julia Hazel

Audience awards:
Jennifer Uren: “Most Eco-Friendly”  
Leonitia Mason & Chinonso Aladi : “Most Polished”
Javon Miller: “Best Sense of Humor” 

And BIG THANKS to our judges for the evening:
  • Kristin Williams, KSU Career Exploration & Development
  • Rachel O'Neill, Segmint Inc. (KSU alum and former student fellow)
  • Marjorie Wachowiak, Fashion Design and Merchandising

Be sure to check out our Facebook for photos from the event!
LaunchNET + CED = Job success!
Get ready for your career!

Every Wednesday from 2-4pm, outside the LaunchNET office on the 2nd floor of the Library, CED advisors will be on hand as well as LaunchNET "pitch consultants" to get your resume, cover letter, AND elevator pitch polished and ready to go.
All the CEO Ladies: Where's the Money??
All the CEO Ladies: Where's the Money??
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
5:30pm : Williamson House

Learn best practices of managing your personal and business finances!

Creative Hustle @ Kent State
Ready to learn how to hustle your creative gifts?

Creative professionals have unique career paths and challenges - Learn from those who have been there & start building your success next semester. 
Interested? Let us know!
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We are looking for a few good clients to feature. Would you like to be one of them? 

Fill out our quick form and let us know!
What are you up to?
If you have experience and are looking for a work/internship opportunity in these areas, email Tabitha ( to get connected:
  • marketing
  • web design
  • sales

LaunchNET Connections: Opportunities & Good Stuff to Know About
JumpStart Inc. presents
Revealed: Secrets to Small Business Success 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Nov 16 at 9:00 am to 11:00 am 
Thinking of applying for the Innovation Fund? Join Innovation Fund NEO for a free Innovation Fund 101 where we explain the ins-and-outs of their application process.
Other interesting stuff
Self Employment in the Arts / Art Business Entrepreneurship
The competition is geared towards creatives in the visual, performing, literary, and media arts.  Past winners have included photographers, theater producers, multi-media artists, event managers, and more. offers a scholarship of $1,500 to students
in the fields of digital media, game development, or software engineering.

Great leaders are more than just a business plan. Successful applicants not only present an innovative way of addressing social issues, but also explain why they as individuals have what it takes to succeed.

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