•  PITCH TO WIN $1,000 TOTAL IN PRIZES & MORE

    Imagine walking into an elevator and finding yourself face-to-face with a Venture Capitalist, CEO or hiring manager of your dream job. Do you have what it takes to pitch your business or professional skills before they reach their stop? Give it a shot in LaunchNET's annual Elevator Pitch competition.

     

    $1,000 in cash prizes for best business pitch and best personal pitch!

     

    & THAT'S NOT ALL! The audience will be voting for contestant superlatives (i.e. most creative or most environmentally friendly). Winners will receive a gift card to a local restaurant in Kent!

     

    Those not competing can network and grab refreshments while exploring the professional job fair with services available such as LinkedIn profiles headshots and resume services.

     

    Free food and refreshments will be provided.

     

    There are several ways to participate and attend:

    Competitors must be Kent State Students

     

    1. Entrepreneurs - jump into the competition and pitch your business or yourself. You will have 90 seconds to pitch while inside the elevator in the University Library, the tallest building in Portage county!

     

    2. Attendees - stop by the event to network, grab food, watch the pitches, and also attend the professional fair. The professional fair will have student organizations and University departments on hand to assist with professional development such as Linkedin profile pictures, resumes, and much more!

     

    3. Student organizations and University departments - join the event by holding down a booth at the fair. Market your organization and offer a service that will help attendees in professional development.

     

     

  • REGISTER | RSVP

    To RSVP to attend or Register to pitch for the event below!

    Competitors can only be Kent State Students.

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  • WHAT WE DO

    LaunchNET Kent State is a department on the Kent campus that provides students with free entrepreneurial advising and opportunities.

    100 FLASHperks available to each attendee!


  • QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS

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