If you're a Virginia Tech student and want to learn what it takes to start a new technology-based business, you're invited to join us for a free workshop to review the key strategic issues and the entrepreneurial commitments involved.
Students will receive details on how their innovations might win prizes by participating in the VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Challenge, qualifying them for a chance at $25,000 in the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Challenge.
How to Start a Business
Friday, November 2, 2012
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Room 310, ICTAS Building
325 Stanger Street
How to Start a Business will be presented by Jim Flowers, executive director of VT KnowledgeWorks.
Lunch will be provided and the event is free to all Virginia Tech students. Register here.
For more information please contact Christine Spalding, [email protected].
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 are 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).