Smart College Visit Selected for Distilled Intelligence 2.0

Smart College Visit, founded by Z. Kelly Queijo, was one of 100 companies selected from among 600 applicants to pitch at Distilled Intelligence 2.0.

Z. Kelly Queijo, founder of SmartCollegeVisit, won first place in the 2010 VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Summit Open Business Concept CompetitionDistilled Intelligence 2.0 will be held Thursday, October 11 and Friday, October 12, 2012 at The Carnegie Library in Washington, D.C.

According to the Distilled Intelligence website, $27+ million has been invested in companies that participated in Distilled Intelligence 1.0 in October of 2011. Five of the companies have participated in accelerators such as 500 Startups and TechStars and two of the companies have been acquired.

Z. Kelly Queijo is the president and founder of Smart College Visit, Inc., experts in higher education public relations and marketing, and the founder of, the higher-ed marketing and college visit planning portal for college-bound students, their parents, and universities.  Smart College Visit, Inc. is the maker of mobile campus guides for universities, including Visit Virginia Tech for iOS and Android, and other travel and location-based tools and services.

Kelly is a 2012 CIT GAP 50 Entrepreneur Awards Finalist and was the winner of the Open Business Concept Competition at the 2010 VT KnowledgeWorks Entrepreneurship Summit.  Her columns appear on USA Today College and as the college visit blogger on TravelingMom.  She was recently featured on Fox 21/27 Morning News

Kelly Queijo is the founder of #CampusChat, a weekly Twitter chat hosted since 2009, providing education experts, parents, and students a forum for insightful interaction. 

Kelly is an alumna of Virginia Tech and held the position of Undergraduate Admissions Marketing and Public Relations Coordinator for Virginia Tech from 1993-2000.  Smart College Visit, Inc. was founded in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

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Smart College Visit, Inc. is a client of Handshake Media, Incorporated, the parent company of Handshake 2.0.

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