VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge was highlighted Thursday morning on the Fox 21/27 Morning News. Watch the video to find out more about the Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge and our generous new sponsor, Plastics One Inc., who made it possible for VT KnowledgeWorks to expand the event prizes.
The VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge celebrates the energy and creativity of university students and their important contributions to the global economy, and encourages them to develop their entrepreneurial ideas. This weeklong celebration provides a unique opportunity for students to initiate their personal global networks through learning, socialization, and friendly competition. Elite student teams will compete for a $25,000 grand prize, as they pitch their business ideas before a live audience and judging panel.
The Global Partnership Week and Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge is made possible thanks to the generous support of 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, PC, 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, Wordsprint
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.