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Apex Center for Entrepreneurs receives national recognition

Virginia Tech received its first national ranking for entrepreneurship programs, highlighting the work of the university’s Apex Center for Entrepreneurs. The center helps students get hands-on…

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2020 Virginia Tech Entrepreneur Challenge

Interdisciplinary teams from across campus competed for the best business model and a chance to win up to $40,000 in cash awards.

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Virginia Tech discoveries fuel solutions to solve complex problems

This year marked a time of discovery and breakthrough for Virginia Tech researchers, faculty, and students to fulfill its land-grant mission.

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Virginia Tech hosts Global Entrepreneur Challenge for 10th year

The competition, held at The Inn at Virginia Tech, was part of a 10-day celebration of student entrepreneurship. Teams were housed by local families, spent interactive time with successful…

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Apex Entrepreneur Challenge 2019

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…

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Apex Center for Entrepreneurs hosts fall kickoff event

On Aug. 29, 2018, the Apex Center for Entrepreneurs hosted its Fall VT Entrepreneurship Kickoff event. Caroline Pugh, a former Hokie, founder of VirtualU startup, and current chief of staff for…

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Global Entrepreneur Challenge 2018

The Apex Center for Entrepreneurs hosted the Virginia Tech Global Entrepreneur Challenge August 16-25, providing a unique opportunity for student teams from all over the world.

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Meet the Silicon Valley entrepreneur funding some of Virginia Tech’s newest startups

Though he's not an alumnus of Virginia Tech, Ray Zinn is investing in the university because he believes in the students ability to become successful entrepreneurs — so much so, that he…

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Virginia Tech Entrepreneur Challenge

A lively audience of more than 500 students, alumni, and corporate representatives cheered on 12 finalist teams as they pitched their business ideas for a shot at $60,000 in prizes.

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