Workshop For Student Entrepreneurs: How to Start a Business

To all undergraduate and graduate students of Virginia Tech:

Workshop: How to Start a Business

Want to learn what it takes to start a new technology-based business? Join us to review the key strategic issues and the entrepreneurial commitments involved.  Also get the details on how your innnovation might win  you $25,000 by participating in the 2013 Virginia Tech Student Business Concept Competition during the VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Challenge.

The grand prize winner of the VT Student Business Concept Competitions qualifies for the 2013  VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Challenge, a week-long, expense-paid celebration of student entrepreneurship with a $25,000 grand prize.

How to Start a Business
Learn what it takes to start a new technology-based business
Presented by Jim Flowers, executive director of VT KnowledgeWorks

Friday, February 8, 2013
12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Lunch provided
Room 310
Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS) Building
325 Stanger Street, Virginia Tech Campus

Free to all Virginia Tech students.

Register here.

You can 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.

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VT KnowledgeWorksVT 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 Corporate Research Center, supported by the continuing confidence and enthusiasm of its clients, sponsors and friends, both corporate and individual. Its world headquarters are in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

VT KnowledgeWorks corporate sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&THarris Office FurnitureHodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C.Hutchison Law Group, Latimer IP Law, LLC , LeClairRyanNew River Valley IP Law, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)The Branch Group, and Wordsprint.

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