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Patriot Boot Camp (PBC)
A program is open to USA military veterans and spouses to attend a 3-day tech entrepreneurship boot camp in Denver, Colorado. Attendees will receive one-on-one mentoring to advance and inspire their business startups. The purpose of this program is to provide veterans with the resources and support they need in their entrepreneurial journey to develop high-growth tech companies of scale and impact.
PBC’s core program is an intensive 3-day technology entrepreneurship boot camp modeled after the Techstars accelerator to provide educational training and 1:1 mentoring to inspire and advance startup founders. PBC runs this program twice per year, in Texas and Colorado, for cohorts of 50 tech entrepreneurs.
How the Program is Structured:
PBC’s core program is an intensive three-day event designed to engage, inspire, and mentor Veterans and their spouses, to help them start, innovate, and scale the next generation of technology-focused businesses. PBC provides participants with free education and training in entrepreneurial and business skills, as well as mentorship from successful leaders from the entrepreneurial, military and business communities. PBC hosts its event at no cost to participants in locations across the country.
Patriot Boot Camp is open to all active duty service members, Veterans, and their spouses. PBC participants come from all walks of life in the entrepreneurial community. Men and women, officers and enlisted, veterans and spouses, all come together to improve themselves professionally and entrepreneurially.
Day 1 – Education*
-Participants receive advice, recommendations and lessons-learned from world-class speakers and industry leaders
-In the afternoon, participants are broken up into group breakout sessions to gain in-depth knowledge in specific areas
Day 2 – Mentor Sessions*
-Participants meet one-on-one in 30-minute sessions with business leaders from around the nation. These mentors will help participants build networks, provide feedback, and give recommendations on how to grow a business
Day 3 – Pitch Practice / Competition (half day)
Select participants will be given the opportunity to showcase what they’ve learned to the entire cohort. All participants will be given the chance to practice their pitch
*On the evenings of days 1 and 2, participants will be taken to visit local companies and organizations.
Patriot Boot Camp’s mission is to provide Veterans with the support and resources they need to take charge of their entrepreneurial journey and build the next generation of high-growth technology companies of scale and impact.
GrantWatch ID#: 163078
Each program will host cohorts of 50 tech entrepreneurs.
The Boot camp is scheduled for September 28-30, 2018 (three days).
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