Register Soon for the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals

2016 Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinalsregister


Tickets are free!

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, March 30, 2016.

Win a Kindle Fire! All attendees will be entered into the raffle contest.  Must be present to win. Raffle prize donated by Mar-Bal, Inc.


12:30:  Registration
1:00:  Welcoming Remarks
1:15:  Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals
4:15:  Networking Reception and Awards Presentation

New this year

Teams chosen as semifinalists for the Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals and consisting only of undergraduate students will also be entered into inaugural ACC InVenture Prize competition. These teams will deliver a 3-minute pitch in Blacksburg on March 3.

The winning team will represent Virginia Tech in Atlanta on April 6 in a “Shark Tank” style pitch competition, competing for cash prizes against the best of the ACC’s entrepreneurs before a live audience and panel of judges.

Thank you, VT KnowledgeWorks Global Entrepreneurship Challenge Semifinals Sponsors: Plastics One Inc., Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, and Virginia Tech Pamplin College of Business.

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VT KnowledgeWorks

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 GroupAutomation Creations, Inc., BAE SystemsBB&T, The Branch Group, Inc., Brown, Edwards & Company, LLP, Carilion ClinicCelaneseCIT GAP Funds, City of Roanoke, First Bank & Trust CompanyG.J. Hopkins, Inc.National Bank, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Plastics One Inc., PowerSchoolRackspace, Shentel, SimulTV, SMBWSunTrust Bank , TechLab, Third Security, Town of Blacksburg, Town of Christiansburg, Union Bank & Trust, Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center, Virginia Tech’s Outreach and International Affairs, VPT, Inc., and Wordsprint.

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