VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Business Concept Challenge 2010



Competition Organizer

VT Knowlegeworks Business Acceleration Center

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Competition Category
  • Graduate - Global
  • Undergraduate - Global
Who's Eligible
Only full-time, university students are eligible to participate in the Global Student Business Concept Challenge. Students may elect to work in teams of up to five members. Eligibility for the finals is based on winning a significant student business concept competition in the team's home region.
Important Dates

Registration for the competition closes July 30, 2010. The contest finals are part of a week-long celebration of student entrepreneurship that runs from August 29, 2010, to September 4, 2010.

Competition Prizes

$25,000 cash grand prize, plus a traveling trophy that will reside at the home institution of the winning student team. The top two runners up will also each receive $2,500 cash awards.

Other Info

While in Blacksburg, the finalist teams will be housed with local families, spend interactive time with successful technology companies, enjoy fellowship with Virginia Tech students, and join the regional technology council for its annual gala dinner.