VTKW Global Student Business Concept Challenge on Livestream

We invite you to sign up with Livestream now to get ready to observe 14 university teams compete in the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Business Concept Challenge.  The teams will be pitching their business ideas for the $25,000 grand prize and trophy on Thursday, August 22, 2013.

We will be live streaming the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Business Concept Challenge on Thursday, August 22, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT on the VTKW Global Channel on Livestream.

To register, head to the VTKW Global Channel on Livestream.  In the top right corner, set up an account by clicking Join, or click Login if you already have an account.  You'll be guided to use either an email address or a Facebook account to register.

Once you sign up, you can post comments in the Posts section or in Chat. We invited you to use our hashtag #vtkwglobal.  If you were not automatically returned to the live streaming page, use this link to return to the VTKW Global Channel on Livestream.

For more information about the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership, and the VTKW Global Partnership Week 2013, please contact Lindsey Eversole, Global Partnership Manager, VT KnowledgeWorks, at [email protected].

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 Bank,SunTrustTechLabThird SecurityThe Branch Group Inc.Virginia TechVirginia Tech Corporate Research CenterVPT, Inc.

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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 GroupLatimer IP Law, LLC LeClairRyanNew River Valley IP LawScience Applications International Corporation (SAIC)The Branch Group, and Wordsprint.

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