Governor Bob McDonnell of Virginia declared 2012 the Year of the Entrepreneur. Entrepreneurship continues into 2013 and beyond at VT KnowledgeWorks.
VT KnowledgeWorks and the Virginia Tech College of Engineering have rolled out a new opportunity for students and faculty interested in all things entrepreneurial.
VT KnowledgeWorks Executive Director Jim Flowers is holding a series of open office hours on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia for informal chats with prospective entrepreneurs. If you have ideas about starting a business, or know of anyone with similar ambitions to bring along, you're invited to meet and talk with Jim.
For more information about office hours with Jim Flowers during the spring semester, 2013, or to schedule a free personal visit with Jim Flowers at the VT KnowledgeWorks headquarters in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, contact Christine Spalding, Member Services Coordinator, to make an appointment, [email protected], 540-443-9100.
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).