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.
- EBV Prepares Veterans for New Jobs as Business OwnersShaun Anderson ’16, a retired Navy petty officer first class, started a sound, lighting and audio-rental company in his garage in Vernon, Conn. Now “Off the Ground Sound” has moved to a storefront, and he’s considering expanding to more locations. Dusten Sayes of Raleigh, NC, wants to own a LEGO store that will also offer... […]
- Fly the Colors Program Raises $18,000 for Disabled Veteran EntrepreneursThe Ridgefield Press– The Ridgefield Rotary Club’s Fly The Colors program has grown to include donations from more than 500 residents. The most recent campaign saw the Rotary make a donation of $18,000 to the UConn Foundation to support the experiential training in entrepreneurship for post-9/11 veterans with disabilities. Read article
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