at Virginia Tech

Ideas in Motion

What is Entrepreneurship @ Virginia Tech?

Purposeful, positive change to society is not possible without the cultivation of thoughtful leaders and enterprising minds. At Virginia Tech, our mission is to do just this, by inspiring and preparing students to turn their passion and ideas into action. We strive to create a culture that unleashes creativity, sparks vision and innovation, and instills in tomorrow's leaders the entrepreneurial mindset and skillset that will enable them to truly invent the future.

Where innovation starts

Virginia Tech is a world-leader in interdisciplinary education and collaborative innovation. Our mission is to foster a love of learning and service to our community, both local and global. We support every stage of an entrepreneurás journey from research to commercialization. But Virginia Tech is more than about starting businesses. We enable our students to create knowledge and to apply it to the needs of an interconnected world.


Entrepreneurship Calendar

Events happening around the community


Find out about entrepreneurship stories that are happening at Virginia Tech at the news sources below


Beth Tranter
Associate Vice President for Research Planning
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Derick Maggard
Executive Director of CIE
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Benjamin Knapp
Director of ICAT
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