January 28, 2020


DEADLINE: Entrepreneur Challenge application

January 29 @ 11:59 pm
Working on a startup concept?
Already running a new venture at Virginia Tech?

Enter the 2020 VT Entrepreneur Challenge and compete with other interdisciplinary teams from across campus for a chance to win up to $40,000 in prizes!

Applications are NOW OPEN & close 11:59 on Wednesday 1/29

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Got a Winning Startup? 


Final Team Application Deadline Due Jan.29
Save the date:
Friday, February 21, 2020 4-7 PM
Holtzman Alumni Center | Assembly Hall | The Inn @ VT

The Virginia Tech Entrepreneur Challenge is a campus-wide, student startup competition that brings together successful alumni-entrepreneurs, industry partners, and students to showcase the best new ventures at Virginia Tech.

Come together — Be inspired!

Join us as interdisciplinary teams from across campus compete for the best business model and a chance to win up to $40,000 in cash awards and prizes!

To pitch your idea simply:

Apply online (you’ll be done in 5 minutes and can do it on your phone)
Jan. 29, 2020 11:59 PM

Semi-Finalists announced on Feb. 14, 2020




Join our one-day event connecting local innovative businesses with entrepreneurial-minded students seeking internships and new venture student teams with local area entrepreneurs.

The Startup Fair event helps students find new, exciting career opportunities, gives innovative companies access to the early-stage talent they need, and fosters the local entrepreneurial ecosystem.

When + Where

Wednesday, January 29  • 4 – 7 PM
Owens Banquet Hall | 150 Kent Street
Virginia Tech

Whether you’re looking for an internship or a full-time career, the Startup Fair connects you with opportunities in the Blacksburg area. The event is open to all current students from all backgrounds and experience levels.