The Student Business Concept Competition is a featured event of the Fifth Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Challenge on Wednesday, April 10, 2013.
Virginia Tech student teams will compete in the Student Business Concept Competition for $10,000 in scholarships, start-up services, and the opportunity to compete on a world stage in August, 2013 for the $25,000 VT KnowledgeWorks Global Challenge Award during the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week.
The 2013 Student Business Concept Competition Finalists:
- the Card Aisle – David Henry, Adam Donato and Stephan Sabo
- Campus Tech – Evan Franco and Brendan Cerniglia
- Combined Sand Metal Printing – David Reeves
- NanoSpin – Ravi Kappiyoor, Suvojit Ghosh, Chris Prohoda, Souvik Pal and Mehran Tehrani
- PureAir: Emergency Asthma and COPD Inhalers – Stephen Epstein
- ViGLi – Ken Atavatkul, Chris Kwaramba and Irene John
Register here to register for the Fifth Annual Entrepreneurship Challenge on Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.
Schedule of the day's events:
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Welcome Breakfast
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome Address
9:30 – 11:45 a.m. Tech Transfer Challenge
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch Buffet and Keynote Speaker
1:30 – 3:45 p.m. Student Business Concept Competition
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception and Awards Presentation
Cost to attend this full-day event including the competitions, luncheon, and reception is only $30 for students and $50 for non-students. Register to attend the Entrepreneurship Challenge here.
Read more about the Entrepreneurship Challenge on Inside VT KnowledgeWorks.
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 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&T, Harris Office Furniture, Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Hutchison Law Group, Latimer IP Law, LLC , LeClairRyan, New River Valley IP Law, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), The Branch Group, and Wordsprint.