Bad Girl Ventures EXPLORE series

BGV will introduce its newest program, called EXPLORE, in Kent. EXPLORE guides first-time entrepreneurs and early-stage business owners through the exploratory and ideation stage in order to validate a business idea.
EXPLORE classes are taught by successful local business owners and professionals.
Classes meet on Tuesdays from 6 pm to 9 pm at the Kent State University library. Free parking is available. View registration and class schedule.
The deadline to register is March 4.
Bad Girl Ventures (BGV) helps women build and sustain well-managed, profitable businesses by providing them with guidance, education and access to capital. Since 2011, BGV has educated more than 300 entrepreneurs, awarded more than $190,000 in loans and facilitated more than $800,000 in additional follow- on funding in Northeast Ohio.
LaunchNET Kent State is a co-curricular, cross-campus program that serves students, alumni, staff and faculty to promote entrepreneurial thinking, innovative mindset, creative collaboration, and venture creation through advising, events, and connections to the greater Northeast Ohio community.]]>

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