Virginia Tech Students Invited to Enter VT Student Business Concept Competition

Apply to the Virginia Tech Student Business Concept Competition
The Grand Prize Winner of the Virginia Tech Student Business Concept Competition will receive $10,000 in scholarships and qualifies for the 2012 VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Challenge, a week-long, expense-paid celebration of student entrepreneurship with a $25,000 grand prize.

Registration is $25 and due by midnight of February 10, 2012.

Apply to compete, read guidelines, note deadlines.

The Virginia Tech Student Business Concept Competition is a component of the Fourth Annual Entrepreneurship Challenge, custom-designed for prospective company founders, entrepreneurs launching or re-vamping a business, growing companies seeking expansion capital, and individuals interested in investing in early-stage companies.  The Entrepreneurship Challenge will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the Skelton Conference Center at The Inn at Virginia Tech.

The Entrepreneurship Challenge will feature two business concept competitions, the Virginia Tech Student Business Concept Competition and the Open Competition.  Registration for audience members will open soon.

Please see more about the Fourth Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Challenge.

Please see highlights of Entrepreneurship events on Inside VT KnowledgeWorks.

The Virginia Tech Student Business Concept Competition banner graphic is on display at Koofers, a member of the VT KnowledgeWorks Alumni.


VT KnowledgeWorks encourages and enables creative entrepreneurship world-wide, through innovative curriculum, local business resource centers, and a global network of cooperating regions, all focused on three essential contributors to success: clear understanding of fundamental business principles; access to timely, relevant information; and meaningful personal and corporate relationships. It is a subsidiary of the Virginia Tech Foundation, funded through the continuing confidence and enthusiasm of its clients, sponsors and friends, both corporate and individual. Its world headquarters is in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

VT KnowledgeWorks sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&T, The Branch Group, Handshake 2.0, Harris Office Furniture, Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Hutchison Law Group, LeClairRyan, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and The Becher Agency (TBA).

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