Entrepreneurship Summit Schedule of Events

VT KnowledgeWorks will present the Second Annual Entrepreneurship Summit on April 7-8, 2010 at the Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center in Blacksburg, Virginia.  More about the Summit is in this announcement.

Schedule of Events

April 7, 2010

7:30 a.m.
Registration & Opening Breakfast
Keynote Speaker: Pat Matthews, founder of Webmail.us & General Manager
of Email & Apps division of Rackspace Hosting
Alumni Assembly Hall
8:30 a.m.

Understanding Markets
By Daryl Scott, Attaain, Inc. and David Denny, i3 Network
Latham Ballroom A

Reaching Markets
By Anne Giles Clelland, Handshake 2.0 and David Poteet, NewCity

Speed, Power, and Meaning – The Elevator Pitch
By Jim Flowers, VT KnowledgeWorks

Alumni Assembly Hall
10:00 a.m.
Student Business Concept Competition
Alumni Assembly Hall
12:00 p.m.
Technology Showcase & Lunch
Latham Ballroom
2:00 p.m.
Open Business Concept Competition
Alumni Assembly Hall
5:30 p.m.
Networking Reception
Latham Ballroom
7:00 p.m.
NCTC TechNite Awards Banquet
Latham Ballroom

April 8, 2010

8:00 a.m.
Networking Breakfast
Alumni Assembly Hall
9:00 a.m.
Angel Investing Seminar
Alumni Assembly Hall
11:00 a.m.
Technology Showcase & Lunch
Latham Ballroom
1:00 p.m.
Live Angel Funding Session
Alumni Assembly Hall
3:30 p.m.
Closing Comments
Alumni Assembly Hall


VT KnowledgeWorks is a unique growth enhancement program open to entrepreneurs in the New River Valley of Virginia and beyond.  Acceleration center and incubation facilities are located in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Virginia

VT KnowledgeWorks sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&T, Handshake 2.0, Harris Office Furniture, Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Latimer, Mayberry & Matthews IP Law, LeClairRyan, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and The Becher Agency (TBA).

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