Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program offers cutting edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans with disabilities resulting from their service to our country.
The School of Business is proud to participate in this very special program that helps give back to individuals who have sacrificed for our country. EBV demonstrates the power of entrepreneurship in our communities by fostering an essential route for job creation and economic vitality.
The EBV is designed to give focused, practical training in the tools and skills of new venture creation and growth and the establishment of a support structure for graduates of the program.
- Workshop Aims to Help Veterans Start, Expand Businesses in ConnecticutStars and Stripes– While they only make up about 5 percent of the businesses in Connecticut, veteran-owned businesses produce about 9 percent of the total state gross domestic product. A workshop put on Wednesday by the state Department of Veterans Affairs and the Connecticut office of the U.S. Small Business Administration, in conjunction with National... […]
- EBV Graduates 22 Veteran Entrepreneurs‘I Can’t Believe How Lucky I Am!’ Veterans’ Plans Include Cookie Business, Animal Shelter, Counseling Center U.S. Army Lt. Col. Damone “D” Garner has a secret weapon for his post-military career. Hailing from a family that boasts three generations of talented bakers, Garner has a collection of secret, family-cookie recipes that will make other bakers... […]
- After 76 Years, Veterans’ Home at Rocky Hill in Need of RevampWNPR – The State of Connecticut operates a Veterans’ Home on 92 acres in Rocky Hill. Many of its residents were once homeless or in danger of homelessness. But a lot of the buildings are outdated and in need of major improvements. Listen