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Donald Wayne McLeod with students from Kent State and Kent city schools Donald Wayne McLeod, author of Perceptionology 101, spoke in the Kent State ballroom on Tuesday October 9, to a crowd of local high school students, Kent State students, staff, faculty, and community business members from all over Northeast Ohio. The event was a collaboration between LaunchNET Kent State; DECA at Theodore Roosevelt High School,...

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Donald Wayne McLeod with students from Kent State and Kent city schools Applied communication junior Julia Hazel was the winner of this year’s fifth annual Kent State LaunchNET Elevator Pitch competition. The competition gives students 90 seconds to pitch a business idea or personal skills to a panel of judges for a chance to win prize money. Judging this year’s competition was Kristin Williams, executive director...

Fashion Tech team Abeona wins top honors at LaunchNET On Thursday, March 9, two teams that formed during the Fashion Tech Hackathon in January took top spots at the annual LaunchNET Kent State Idea Olympics competition. “Abeona, the total immersion jacket” took first place, while “Hermes, the helmet with brains,” took second place. Two other ideas, Popstyle and The Bean Bike, tied for third...

Fashion Tech team Abeona wins top honors at LaunchNET   ACL is a bi-monthly program geared toward female entrepreneurs. Meetings are designed for each participant to learn entrepreneurial skills, establish accountability amongst one another and build a professional network.  SPRING 2017 AGENDA: 2/15 Vision Mapping 3/1 Resources for Small and Female Owned Businesses 3/15 Marketing vs. Public...

Finalists pose with their College flags at the 2016 LaunchNET Idea Olympics On Wednesday, March 16, 2016, six Kent State student teams competed in the third annual LaunchNET Idea Olympics in the University Library. The event is a lead-in to the regional ideaLabs business idea competition, sponsored by the Northeast Ohio Entrepreneurship Education Consortium (EEC). Eleven colleges and universities will compete in the 7th...

Finalists pose with their College flags at the 2016 LaunchNET Idea Olympics This spring, LaunchNET Kent State University is proud to host classes for first-time female entrepreneurs in collaboration with local nonprofit Bad Girl Ventures, to promote new business startups by ladies in Kent, Ohio, and surrounding communities. Bad Girl Ventures will introduce its newest program, EXPLORE, in Kent. EXPLORE guides first-time...

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Finalists pose with their College flags at the 2016 LaunchNET Idea OlympicsPowered by Eventbrite

LaunchNET Kent State

Finalists pose with their College flags at the 2016 LaunchNET Idea OlympicsPowered by Eventbrite