VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Summit

VT KnowledgeWorks and LeClairRyan present the First Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Summit on Thursday, April 2, 2009 at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.

This comprehensive workshop is custom-designed for prospective company founders and entrepreneurs launching or re-vamping a business, and growing companies seeking expansion capital.  We invite all businesses, start-ups, entrepreneurs and students to join us for this all-day affair, including:

8:30 a.m. Basics of Successful Entrepreneurship – Alumni Assembly Hall
A two-hour workshop by Jim Flowers, Director of VT KnowledgeWorks, and author of MOXIE and other fundamental entrepreneurial concepts
11:00 a.m. Student Business Concept Competition – Alumni Assembly Hall
Student finalists from regional universities present their entrepreneurial ideas
12:30 p.m. Luncheon and Keynote address – Latham Ballroom
1:30 p.m. CVG’s LiveFire! ™ - Alumni Assembly Hall
CVG’s signature LiveFire! ™ brings companies in need of funding together with angel investors in fast-paced, real-life screening sessions.
4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Networking and Awards Reception – Latham Ballroom

Registration is now open.  Admission tickets are $25/student and $50/person.  Here's the program (.pdf).

If you are interested in participating in CVG’s LiveFire! ™, please apply.

Learn more about how your business can advertise in the Entrepreneurship Summit Booklet that will be distributed to all attendees.

For further information, please contact:

Lindsey Eversole, Member Services Manager
VT KnowledgeWorks
[email protected]


VT KnowledgeWorks, a business acceleration center and technology incubator, is located in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Virginia.

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