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Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Accelerate

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Ready to take your business to the next level? EBV Accelerate is a boot camp-style program focused on growth and tackles head-on topics such as the financial, management, marketing and strategic planning challenges established businesses face.

EBV Accelerate is a 3-phase program that gives veterans with a successful business the tools and coaching to propel their business to the next phase: sustainable growth. Topics will include acquiring growth funding, rebranding for expansion, determining a sustainable growth rate, establishing partnerships, managing cash flow, and much more.

Application & Schedule

Applications for the EBV Accelerate program are accepted year round on a rolling basis. In order to be considered for the EBV Accelerate program taking place October 22-26 at Florida State University, please complete your application by August 24, 2018.



Date: Activity:
September 24 - October 12 Online Learning
October 22, 2018 Travel Day
October 23, 2018 Residency
October 24, 2018 Residency
October 25, 2018 Residency
October 26, 2018 Travel Day

PHASE 1 – two weeks of online instruction focused on business analysis

PHASE 2 – is a three-day residency during which participants will create a personalized action plan for their business.

  • Tuesday-Thursday; Monday & Friday as Travel Days
  • Travel to the location is at the candidate’s cost.
  • Lodging and meals are provided for the participant during the three days of Phase 2.
  • All program learning materials will be provided at no cost to the participant.

PHASE 3 – involves resources to support the growth of your business. 


  • Open to all veteran business owners – 50% or more ownership maintained by veteran
  • In business for 3 or more years
  • Must employ 5 or more full time employees
  • Veteran business owner must have served active duty with honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable conditions
  • Graduates of other IVMF programs are eligible

Costs and Logistics

As a result of the generous support of the EBV Universities and the private giving by individuals and corporations, lodging and meals for applicants accepted to the EBV Accelerate Program, are covered. Participants will have to pay for their own travel costs.

For more information, contact:
Lindsey Peppers, Event Coordinator
Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
Florida State University College of Business Jim Moran Building
111 South Monroe Street Suite 3000, Tallahassee, FL  32301-1545
Phone: 850-644-7896

*Applications for the EBV program are collected by Syracuse University. You are not guaranteed a spot in the EBV program at FSU, and may be accepted at another of the consortium universities.

“The EBV Accelerate Program is an opportunity for service veterans to take important steps to their own economic freedom.”

I Will Survice, Inc.

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