New Virtual Program EBV-Spark Added to IVMF Arsenal’s Entrepreneurship & Small Business Portfolio

IVMF is excited to announce the addition of a new program: EBV-Spark. Spark resides in the Ideation phase of Arsenal and is derived from our Entrepreneurship for Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) program to meet the needs of our veterans and military spouses looking for a 100% virtual entrepreneurship training program. The purpose of this 7-week virtual program is to test the practicality of an early business idea and establish the varying areas of marketing, sales, personal branding, finance, value creation, and value delivery. ... Read More ▶


Body Aqua: From Veteran EDGE to Walmart Shelves

After successful completion of Veteran EDGE training from the IVMF, Body Aqua will launch on Walmart shelves this November, thanks to the hard work of IVMF grad, Army veteran and business owner Sherman Williams. Through connections he made at EDGE, Sherman attended the Walmart Open Call to make his business pitch and received the official “Yes” from Walmart to do business with them. ... Read More ▶


Agile Week Carolinas Registration

Agile Week Carolina (AWC) understands the need for agile practices in today’s business environment & has partnered with Lowe's Companies, Inc. & top industry leaders in agile to deliver a virtual learning event from Oct. 6-9. If you are an agile practitioner, enthusiast, or veteran seeking an opportunity to leverage your critical thinking & leadership skills, don't miss this chance to level up for a shift in project management & organizational leadership processes. ... Read More ▶


How Jess Trevino’s Company SolutionPoint+ is Supporting Mental Health

My time in the United States Marine Corps taught me so many things that it was difficult for me to even take stock of all the experiences. Military service was all a culture shock, to say the least. Over time I have been able to unpack all the memori... Read More ▶


Latino Veterans Fight for Victory

In the profound words of Cesar Chavez, “Si Se Puede,” (meaning: “Yes We Can”) rings boldly true about Latino veterans and America’s rise to greatness, our way of life, and our freedom to live, work and raise our families as we please.... Read More ▶


The Dog and Soldier Who Save Veterans From Suicide

 CBS Eye on Veterans is focused on the men and women who served the nation and their families. For suicide awareness and prevention week, host Phil Briggs spoke with several veterans about suicide, how they overcame it, and how they are helpin... Read More ▶


What Does 9/11 Mean To You?

Syracuse University colleagues, students, veterans, and ROTC members share what Patriot Day means to them on the 19th anniversary of the day we will never forget. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diGVH5OIZAo&feature=emb_logo... Read More ▶


IVMF’s Shane Murray, Purple Heart Recipient, Reflects on 9/11

by Shane Murray It is hard to believe that an entire generation of Americans have been born since the horrific attacks on our country 19 years ago. That day forever changed the landscape of our country and our way of life, and we can never forget ... Read More ▶


V-Wise Nashville Announced! Apply Now!

Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) is a premier training program in entrepreneurship and small business management. V-WISE helps women veterans and female military spouses/partners find their passion and learn the business... Read More ▶


On World Suicide Prevention Day our IVMF Grad Danique Masingill Speaks Out About Her PTSD on Fox

World Suicide Prevention Day: Danique Masingill is a Navy veteran, military spouse, and entrepreneur. Masingill is a United States Navy Veteran, and an advocate serving the warrior and military community. She served honorably from 2002 to 2007 as a M... Read More ▶