The College of Business

Eagle Works Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition

Encouraging and supporting student entrepreneurship. 


Saturday, April 6, 2019

What is Eagle Works?

Eagle Works is an innovation & entrepreneurship competition where undergraduate and graduate students of any major can register and create their own innovative ideas and pitch them to a panel of judges for the chance to win! This year’s awards total $15,000!

How do I compete?

Don’t let the words “innovation & entrepreneurship competition” fool you, this competition is an excellent opportunity for students of all majors to bring their ideas to life. You can join alone or form a team to compete!

Step 1. Be a Tennessee Tech student
Step 2. Register at
Step 3. Form or join a team.
Step 4. Meet with your team to create a business model and pitch
Step 5. Compete! 

For more information about the registration process, follow this link and watch this video:

Information Video & PowerPoint

View the information PowerPoint

Watch More Videos

To learn about funding sources, business models, branding, and more!

Watch Videos Here

Important Links

Register for the Competition Now!

Join the Facebook Group

How to Compete/Rules

Scoring Rubric

Business Model Canvas

Next Event: A Crash Course in Business 

5 p.m. Wed. February 20 2019 @iMakerspace

Have you ever had a great idea for a product or business, but were afraid to create it because you were worried Tech may have the rights to it? Come to our pop-up event on Intellectual Property on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. in the iMakerspace. Learn the basics of protecting your work, including how and when to apply for a patent, and what type is best for you. Cookeville attorney Kent Moore will present and there will be plenty of time for all your questions! The iMakerspace is on the 3rd floor of the Volpe Library. For more information contact

Alumni & Donors: Please Consider a Gift to the Competition 

The Eagle Works awards are 100% donor-funded. Please consider a gift to the Eagle Works Competition at this time. Your generosity will provide these future leaders of industry the resources they need to revolutionize how we do business. The giving form below allows you to give directly to the Eagle Works Competition. We want to build a better future, and to do that we need your support. Find more information about giving to the competition and volunteering here.