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VT KnowledgeWorks names finalists for business concept competitions

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VT KnowledgeWorks has announced 10 finalists in its Student and Open Business Concept Competitions.

Participants in the student competition represent Virginia Tech while open competition participants represent the New River and Roanoke valleys. 

The winning team in the open competition receives $5,000 in start-up services from VT KnowledgeWorks plus workspace in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center for one year. 

The winning team in the Virginia Tech competition receives $10,000 in scholarships plus workspace in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center for summer 2012. 

The winning student team also qualifies to compete in the 2012 VT KnowledgeWorks Global Student Challenge for which the team will receive a week-long, expense-paid celebration of student entrepreneurship and may win the $25,000 grand prize.

The finalist student teams from Virginia Tech include AcMo Technologies, ECLIPSE, GreenStar, HALO, and YouFolio.  Finalists of the Open Competition include Cloud Conservatory, Dive Into Research, Feel. Think. Choose., Out of the Box-Informed Choice:  College Snapshot, and Universities Inc.


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