Register to attend the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals taking place at The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center in Blacksburg on Wednesday, April 8, 2015.
Watch as Virginia Tech student teams present their business concepts before a judging panel and live audience and are awarded these amazing prizes:
- $10,000 – Plastics One Advanced Manufacturing Award for the outstanding tangible product
- $10,000 – VT KnowledgeWorks Information Technology Award for the outstanding intangible product or service
- $5,000 – An additional grand prize for one of the two teams that receive the Advanced Manufacturing Award or the Information Technology Award
- $5,000 – People’s Choice Award sponsored by Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business
All attendees will be entered to win a brand new Kindle Fire! Must be present to win. Raffle prize donated by Holiday Inn University Blacksburg.
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
Automation Creations, Inc., BAE Systems, BB&T, The Branch Group, Inc., Brown, Edwards & Company, LLP, CIT GAP Funds, City of Roanoke, Fox 21/27, G.J. Hopkins, Inc., Interactive Achievement, Inc., Meridium, Montgomery County, Virginia Economic Development Department, National Bank, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Phoenix Packaging Operations, Plastics One Inc., Rackspace, Shentel, SunTrust Bank , TechLab, Third Security, Town of Blacksburg, Town of Christiansburg, Union First Market Bank, UXB International, Inc., Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, Virginia Tech’s Outreach and International Affairs, VPT, Inc,