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2019 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.

Meet the 2019 finalist teams

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.

Thinking about attending the challenge?
Make sure to reserve your seat for March 1st now!

Competition Timeline

February 2019

8:  Team Registration Deadline at 11:59 p.m.

12:  Top 30 Teams Announced

19:  Round 2 – Top 30 Executive Summary Due at 5:00 p.m.

22:  Top 10 Teams Announced

28:  Top 10 Final Pitch Audio/Visual Files Due at 3:00 p.m.

March 2019

1:  Entrepreneur Challenge Finals & Awards

Event Schedule

Date:  Friday, March 1, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Davidson Hall, Room 281

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

Event Details

Meet the 2019 finalist teams

Join us March 1st from 4-7PM in Davidson Hall 281 for VT’s biggest student startup competition!


Contact the Apex Center

3002 Pamplin Hall

Program Sponsors

1901 Group, Accenture, Woods Rodgers Attorny at wall, Silicon Valley Bank,


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