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Products from Stay Stylin In honor of Black Business Month, we are shining a light on some of our AMAZING LaunchNET clients!  First up is Angelique Wong, a junior Fashion Design student, who started Stay Stylin' to address a need she saw for unique face and body products that were gentle on skin. The brand has expanded to include a host...

We In the midst of an already-unique season of changes, LaunchNET Kent State is excited to start the Fall semester with an office relocation to the new Design Innovation Hub. LaunchNET, which assists students, staff/faculty, and alumni with entrepreneurial thinking, ventures, and projects, will remain as part of the University Libraries, as a...

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Linden Lehner In honor of the class of 2020, we are profiling a very recent alum, Linden Lehner and her business, Linden Lane Artworks. How did the idea for your business come about? I grew up around talented artists and taking art classes in high school, sparking my passions in the art industry. While studying at Kent State, I thought I was going to study Art...

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Linden Lehner Kent State ladies taking charge of their businesses!  All the CEO Ladies is a partnership between LaunchNET Kent State and the Kent State Women's Center. What is All the CEO Ladies? A place of support and learning for female-identified entrepreneurs, business owners, and wannabes. We build a community of supportive entrepreneurial women who come...

Dr Tameka Ellington Dr. Tameka Ellington, Fashion School faculty and entrepreneur, took some time out of her busy schedule to answer some questions about her latest venture as a coach and author.  What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur/innovator? Mindset is everything. Once you have developed a mindset of abundance, and...

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Dr Tameka Ellington You might call Alli Reich an overachiever... and you wouldn't be wrong! Her story encompasses a true entrepreneurial journey of exploring her passions. Lucky for us she took some time to tell us about it. Tell us about Alexanda. I grew up in the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, PA. I was an all-star high school cheerleader, my family...

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Carrie Esser: professional bee facepaint Carrie Esser (2018) recently made it to the Top 5 in the country for the NYX FACE Awards, a national makeup artist competition. While she didn't end up the grand prize winner in that contest, we know she is definitely a winner for continuing to work on her passion and pound the pavement to make her dreams come true! We were lucky enough to catch...

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Carrie Esser: professional bee facepaintThoughts and observations from LaunchNET staff, student fellows, and clients. 

Carrie Esser: professional bee facepaint Thirteen cross-disciplinary teams presented in the Kent State competition for Mission:Life on Wednesday, October 2, 2019. The winning team, Virtual Harmony, will be presenting their concept in the international competition at the PUCPR University in Brazil on November 11. Virtual Harmony is a novel concept for a music therapy interface utilizing...

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Jackie Ruller receives LaunchNET partner award, 2018 Without the great people across the university landscape who put together great events with us, let us talk to their classes, and generally support the work we do at LaunchNET to spread the message of entrepreneurial thinking, we wouldn't be able to do all the cool stuff we do! So this month we decided to profile one of our favorite university...