Help LaunchNET support student entrepreneurs!

Students all across the Kent State University system are starting businesses, using their skills and talents to innovate solutions to problems, and thinking like entrepreneurs to create their futures. LaunchNET workshops, funding, mentorship and one-on-one support are all integral to the success of these inspiring entrepreneurs.

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We help people with ideas



The LaunchNET office - located on the second floor of the Library - is staffed with experienced entrepreneurs who guide clients from idea to implementation, provide a sounding board for questions and concerns, and work with offices across campus to engage students in entrepreneurial thinking, innovative mindset, creative collaboration, and venture creation.

LaunchNET advisors assist Kent State entrepreneurs & innovators from any major—students, alumni, faculty and staff—who want to bring ideas, inventions, and businesses to life, through:

  • One-on-One Meetings
  • Events & Workshops
  • Connections to Community Resources
  • Competitions & Funding

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The button will take you to the main NEOLaunchNET application. When we receive your application, we will match you to an advisor in the KSU office, who will contact you via email to set up an initial appointment.

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Nov 20
2:00 pm

LaunchNET Kent State is a co-curricular, cross-campus program that serves students, alumni, staff and faculty interested in entrepreneurship and innovation through advising, events, and connections to the greater Northeast Ohio community.