If you’re thinking of getting entrepreneurial in 2015, VTKW has several great opportunities to help you prepare!
Startup Readiness Workshop
This session is FREE to all Virginia Tech graduate/undergraduate students, staff, and faculty who are interested in learning what it takes to start a new technology-based business. Also, get the details on how your innovation might win you $25,000! Lunch is included.
Noon – 4:00 p.m., February 6, 2015
ICTAS, Kelly Hall, Suite 310, Virginia Tech
325 Stanger Street, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
VT KnowledgeWorks Tech Transfer Challenge
The Tech Transfer Challenge awards $100,000 worth of mentorship and business support services to a winning team of Virginia Tech faculty, staff, students and/or alumni proposing to establish a new venture in Blacksburg, based on Virginia Tech-owned technology.
9:00 a.m. – Noon, March 19, 2015
VT KnowledgeWorks I building, Lakeview Conference Room
2200 Kraft Drive, Blacksburg, Virginia 24060
VT KnowledgeWorks Global Challenge Semifinals
Virginia Tech teams can compete to win $10,000 in scholarships and qualify to compete for $25,000 at the Global Student Challenge on August 20.
1:00 – 6:00 p.m., April 8, 2015
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
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 Sponsors
Allegheny Logistics Group, Automation Creations, Inc., BAE Systems, Bloomfield Partners, LLC, The Branch Group, Inc., Brown, Edwards & Company, City of Roanoke, Fox 21/27, G.J. Hopkins, Inc., Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Hutchison Law Group, Interactive Achievement, Inc., Latimer Intellectual Property Law, LLC, Meridium, Montgomery County, Virginia Economic Development Department, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Phoenix Packaging Operations, Rackspace, Shentel, SunTrust Bank , TechLab, Third Security, Town of Blacksburg, Town of Christiansburg, Union First Market Bank, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, Virginia Tech Outreach and International Affairs, VPT, Inc, Wordsprint.