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2017 VTKW Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge Live Stream

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Watch the finalist team presentations of the VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge via live stream on Thursday, August 24, 2017, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT, as elite student teams from all over the world will pitch their business ideas and compete for the $25,000 grand prize!

View the presentation agenda listed below.

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Global Student Entrepreneurship Challenge Agenda

Thursday, August 24, 2017 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT

Alumni Assembly Hall, The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

8:00 a.m. – Registration
8:15 a.m.  – Welcome

Global Student Challenge Presentations
10-minute presentation; 10 minutes for panelist feedback

8:30 a.m.    Chitomics
8:55 a.m.    Cohex
9:20 a.m.    PAL'AGUA
9:45 a.m.    Nexenic

10:10 a.m. – 20-minute break

10:30 a.m.    Silent Hero
10:55 a.m.    FlyingScarecrows
11:20 a.m.    SkyCam
11:45 a.m.    Tekuma

12:10 p.m. – Audience members break for lunch; lunch on your own
1:10 p.m. – Global Student Challenge Presentations Continued

1:10 p.m.    Curos Labs
1:35 p.m.    Prognitive
2:00 p.m.    Plann3r

2:25 p.m. – 20-minute break

2:45 p.m.    College Dough
3:10 p.m.    Recomendado.ec
3:35 p.m.    Todo

4:00 p.m. – Conclude Global Student Challenge Presentations

 

Teams with a tangible product competing for the Plastics One Advanced Manufacturing Award: Chitomics, Cohex, FlyingScarecrows, Nexenic, PAL'AGUA, Silent Hero, SkyCam, Tekuma.

Teams with an intangible product or service competing for the VT KnowledgeWorks Information Technology Award: College Dough, Curos Labs, Plann3r, Prognitive, Recomendado.ec, Todo.

An additional $15,000 grand prize will be awarded to one of the two teams that receive the $10,000 Advanced Manufacturing Award or the $10,000 Information Technology Award, by selection of the judging panel.