Employment Resources

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  • Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) Accelerate: Accelerated bootcamp-style program focused on growth and tackles head-on topics such as the financial, management, marketing and strategic planning challenges established business face.
  • Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV): Entrepreneurship training program teaching the steps and stages of business creation and business management, with a tailored emphasis on the unique challenges and opportunities associated with being a veteran business owner.
  • Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans' Families (EBV-F): Entrepreneurship training program that integrates training with caregivers and family matters, positioning participants to launch and grow small businesses while tending to family responsibilities. Offered to spouses and family members, the surviving spouse of a military member.
  • Boots to Business (B2B): Designed for those interested in exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts and providing foundational knowledge required to develop a business plan.
  • Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-Wise): A women-focused training program in entrepreneurship and small business management that provides tools, ongoing support and business mentorship to veterans, active duty Service Members and military spouses aspiring to become successful entrepreneurs.
  • V-Wise Ignite: Introduction to entrepreneurship for women veterans, active duty service women, and women military spouses/life-partners who are just beginning to explore the opportunity of small business ownership as a post-service career path.
  • EBV-SPARK: Virtual training program for veterans, military spouses and transitioning service members to test their business idea and develop a basics set of skills and competencies focused on entrepreneurial opportunity recognition, innovation, and fundamentals of business.
  • STRIVE:  Is a entrepreneurship 3-phase training program, offered through Syracuse University's Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF),  that helps to identify, overcome, and mitigate challenges for the new venture to pave the way for veteran business ownership success. Open to veterans, spouses, and transitioning Service Members that in entrepreneurship.
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