2018 UVa-Wise ECup Concept Competition Sees Record Number of Submissions

The 2018 UVa-Wise ECup Concept Competition had a strong field this year vying for the $1,000 first place prize. University of Virginia’s College at Wise mathematics major Casey Taylor won this year’s UVa-Wise Entrepreneurship Cup Concept Competition.

Each year since 2016, UVa-Wise has held the competition in the fall semester as part of an effort to boost entrepreneurial thinking on campus, according to a recent college press release. Students are encouraged to come up with out-of-the-box ideas that could be translated into compelling projects. The competition awards $1,750 to students with business ideas.

Read more in the Coalfield Progress

Also check out this feature on Casey in his hometown paper, News Leader