Save the Date: VTKW Entrepreneurship Challenge, April 18, 2014

The 6th Annual VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Challenge will be held Friday, April 18, 2014 at The Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.

VTKW Student Business Concept Challenge will be held April 18, 2014During the Student Business Concept Challenge, students will compete to earn $10,000 in scholarships and eligibility for the VT KnowledgeWorks 2014 Global Student Business Concept Challenge, where student teams from around the world compete for the $25,000 grand prize.

Interested student teams need to submit a one-page summary of their business concepts by February 14, 2014. A panel of faculty and local entrepreneurial business leaders choose semi-finalist teams and the teams are notified by February 21, 2014. Semi-finalists submit a 3-5 page business concept document by March 7, 2014. View the event flyer (.pdf) and read more about how to submit an entry.

Read more about the Entrepreneurship Challenge on Inside VT KnowledgeWorks.

Questions? Please contact Christine Spalding at 540-443-9100 ext. 3 or via email at [email protected].

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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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