Experiences shared from former grand prize winners.
Helpful resources for global participants.
Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge
Alumni Assembly Hall, The Inn at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Thursday, August 24, 2017
Admission to the Global Student Challenge Presentations is FREE and available on a first-come, first-served basis for those that desire to observe student teams from all over the world pitch their business concepts for the $25,000 prize and trophy. The Challenge will take place all day on August 24, with an hour break mid-day for attendees to get lunch on their own. At the end of the Challenge, contestants and audience members have the opportunity to vote for the most outstanding teams for the People's Choice award, based on the judging criteria. The winner of the People's Choice will receive $5,000, sponsored by Virginia Tech's Outreach and International Affairs.