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.
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.
View the presentation schedule (.pdf opens in a new window).
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.
- Register to oberve the Global Student Challenge Presentations in person
- Register for Livestream to watch the Global Student Challenge Presentations virtually
- View the Global Partnership category on Inside VT KnowledgeWorks
- View the Global Student Business Concept Challenge category on Inside VT KnowledgeWorks
- Learn more about the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week
- View the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week Flyer (.pdf)
Our Global Partnership Sponsors include Allegheny Logistics Group, BAE Systems, CCS-Inc., G.J. Hopkins Inc., Interactive Achievement, Inc., Meridium, Montgomery County, Virginia Economic Development Department, Rackspace, Phoenix Packaging Operations, SAIC, Shentel, StellarOne Bank,SunTrust, TechLab, Third Security, The Branch Group Inc., Virginia Tech, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, VPT, Inc.
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.