Pat Matthews Opens VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Summit

VT KnowledgeWorks presents the Second Annual Entrepreneurship Summit today and tomorrow, April 7-8, 2010 at the Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center in Blacksburg, Virginia.  

Schedule of Events

April 7, 2010

7:30 a.m.
Registration & Opening Breakfast
Keynote Speaker: Pat Matthews
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
Solitude


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

Presentation Schedule:

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

10:00 AM – Student Business Concept Competition Finalists

Eco-Health Cube

mapMonkeys

Nomuda Games

PattonsList.com

UltraGenome LLC

 

2:00 PM – Open Business Concept Competition Finalists

Actifity.com – Frederick Cook

CollabKode – Amjad Hussein

Handshake 2.0 - Anne Giles Clelland

Rural System - Robert H. Giles, Jr.

SmartCollegeVisit - Z. Kelly Queijo

 

Thursday, April 8, 2010

1:00 PM – Open Angel Forum

Actifity.com – Frederick Cook

LimbGear - Tyson Daniel

Maxtena- Dr. Stanislav Licul

NewCityLabs- David Poteet

RRx - Robert Giles

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More about the:

Student Business Concept Competition Finalists

Open Business Concept Competition Finalists

Open Angel Forum Finalists

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The VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Summits exists thanks to the generosity of its sponsors.

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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