Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Accelerate

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Ready to take your business to the next level? 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.

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

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

  • Day 1: Travel In/Opening
  • Day 2 - Day 4: Program Days
  • Day 5: Travel Out

PHASE 3 – Provides additional resources and training to support the growth of your business. 


  • Open to all veteran business owners – 50% or more ownership maintained by veteran (discuss your business' unique situation with us as necessary)
  • In business for 3 or more years (recommended; must have financials)
  • Must employ 5 or more employees
  • 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.

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For more information about EBV Accelerate, contact:
Melissa Roberts, Managing Director
Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship
Florida State University, Jim Moran Building
111 South Monroe Street Suite 3000, Tallahassee, FL  32301-1545

*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.”

– Anisa Palmer
I Will Survive, Inc.