We understand building a company requires more than an idea. Our entrepreneur program helps the more than 48% returning veterans who would prefer to start their own business but more specifically tech startups. Whether you’re early or later stage, our mission is to equip veteran entrepreneurs and their spouses with mentorship and resources to build high growth technology companies. Join us for our monthly immersive meetups, which take a practice-based concentration in the areas of product development, legal, growth, and investment strategies.
Join VetsInTech and our partners for in person meetups to discuss your startup. These sessions last up to 30 minutes and the stage of your company can range from early stage to launched product/service. Topics can include business strategy, institutional funding, product design and more.
Office Hour partners include Y Combinator, TechCrunch, and Galvanize.
A human-centric 2 hour workshop on how to implement the IDEO/Stanford design process in product development. This hands on approach teaches veterans the basic fundamentals to build a prototype, test and iterate their product/service in order discover proof-of-concept.
Capital for Veterans is a 2 hour financial workshop designed to assist veteran with choosing the right type of funding for their company stage. Veteran will also receive the opportunity to pitch a panel of industry professionals for feedback on securing capital.
VetCap partners include NextWorld Capital, Moonshots Capital, AngelList, Small Business Administration, Silicon Valley Bank, and more.
An accelerated multi-track event which brings together veterans for education in all facets of building a startup. This collaborative mentor*/mentee event will combines all of our education programs into one for a full day 8 hour session which includes Business plan development, business law basics (IP/incorporating) Lean Startup/customer development, Financing/VetCap, and pitching to investors.
Single or Multi-day event bringing together veterans and vet-supporters to develop sprint teams, build a minimum viable product, and pitch a panel of investors for feedback.
Hackathon partners include Facebook, StreetShares, Galvanize, and more.