Showcase of VTKW Global Teams: University of Technology Sydney

University teams from around the world will be competing in the 2013 VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Business Concept Challenge during the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia, USA, August 18-24, 2013.

Showcase of VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Business Concept Challenge Teams

University of Technology Sydney, Sydney Australia

Business concept and description:

Roka
Roka seeks to solve real-world poverty issues by delivering real business opportunities to the women in the quarries in Bangalore, from quarry dust to finished jewelry, to be marketed to the corporate gift sector.

Conchita De Souza, Natalia Krslovic, Janek Gonsalkorale, Paridhi Jain

Pictured left to right: Conchita De Souza, Natalia Krslovic, Janek Gonsalkorale, Paridhi Jain

Team Roka will be competing in the 2013 VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Business Concept Challenge for the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Challenge Trophy and the $25,000 Grand Prize in the Washington Lecture Hall in the Hotel Roanoke, Roanoke, Virginia, on Thursday, August 22, 2013 from 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  All are invited and those who would like to attend can register here.

The VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week offers university students and faculty from all over the world a chance to collaborate, form partnerships, build their global networks, and congregate in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia. During this week-long celebration, elite student teams compete in a Global Student Business Concept Challenge as they pitch their business ideas for a $25,000 prize.

The Fourth Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week will be held August 18 – 24, 2013. 

Our Global Partnership Sponsors include Allegheny Logistics GroupBAE SystemsCCS-Inc.G.J. Hopkins Inc.Interactive Achievement, Inc.MeridiumMontgomery County, Virginia Economic Development DepartmentRackspacePhoenix Packaging OperationsSAICShentelStellarOne BankSunTrustTechLabThird SecurityThe Branch Group Inc.Virginia TechVirginia Tech Corporate Research CenterVPT, Inc.

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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&THarris Office FurnitureHodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C.Hutchison Law GroupLatimer IP Law, LLC LeClairRyanNew River Valley IP LawScience Applications International Corporation (SAIC)The Branch Group, and Wordsprint.

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