GPE Program 2017

Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge Awards Presentation Thursday, August 24, 2017 Latham Ballroom AB, The Inn at Virginia Tech at 6:30 p.m.

The winning team of the Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge will clearly demonstrate how their underlying technology and business concept met customer need, the differentiated position their product or service would occupy in the marketplace, and their proposed business model and value proposition.

Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge Prizes

v $10,000 Plastics One Advanced Manufacturing Award for the outstanding tangible product

v $10,000 VT KnowledgeWorks Information Technology Award for the outstanding intangible product or service

v $5,000 People’s Choice Award sponsored by Virginia Tech’s Outreach and International Affairs

Outreach and International Affairs

v One of the two teams that receive the Advanced Manufacturing or the Information Technology prizes will earn the grand prize and receive an additional $15,000, as well as the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Challenge Trophy


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