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2020 Virginia Tech Entrepreneur Challenge

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!

The Entrepreneur Challenge event features a showcase of the finalist teams from Virginia Tech along with a high-powered lineup of judges sharing their expertise and experience in the world of entrepreneurship.

Competition Timeline

December 2019

8:  Early Decision Application Deadline at 11:59 p.m.

13:  Early Decision Teams Announced

January 2019

29: Final Team Application Deadline at 11:59 p.m.

February 2019

4:  Semi-finalist Teams Announced

11:  Semi-finalist Executive Summaries Due at 11:59 p.m.

14:  Finalist Teams Announced

21:  Entrepreneur Challenge Finals & Awards

Event Schedule

Date:  Friday, February 21, 2020
Visit the 2020 eChallenge event page  for details on event time, location and run-of-show

Come together & be inspired by some of the top student startup teams at Virginia Tech!  Free swag and giveaways for attendees.   See you there!

Winning Teams

February 21, 2020

1st place: QuickTech Medical

2nd place: Scientiach

3rd place: LookBook

Fan Favorite: Low Ultraviolet (LUV)

Meet all the finalist teams!


Contact the Apex Center

3002 Pamplin Hall

Program Sponsors

1901 Group, Grant Thornton, Woods Rogers Attorneys at Law, Silicon Valley Bank

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