When other states replicate North Carolina’s successful care coordination solutions for veterans, we all win.

by Ilario Pantano This Holiday season, North Carolina’s motto “First in Flight” is about to give way to “first in digitally connected care for veterans and their families.” Earlier this year, the New York Times reported North Carolina is... Read More ▶


IVMF’s Buy Veteran & Military Spouse Holiday Shopping Guide

This year, we are encouraging you to shop with veteran and military spouse owned businesses for your holiday gifts! To help you out, we have put together a guide of 200+ veteran and military spouse businesses from across the country, who sell a numbe... Read More ▶


AmericaServes Community Partner Testified before the House Committee on Veteran Affairs

Blake Bourne of Veterans Bridge Home -- AmericaServes community partner in Charlotte, NC -- testified on Capitol Hill on empowering communities to serve veterans and military families through existing care systems. North Carolina has been leading the... Read More ▶


Advancing Diversity from Advocacy to Activism 5-Point Plan to Be Announced at 3rd CES Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors Induction Experience

Advancing Diversity from Advocacy to Activism, a major long-term talent recruitment and retention campaign, will be unveiled at the third Advancing Diversity Hall of Honors Induction Experience at CES 2020. MediaVillage and AdvancingDiversity.org wil... Read More ▶


V-WISE Brings 100 Participants to Buffalo and Welcomes New York State Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul

More than 100 women veterans and military spouses from around the country gathered recently in Buffalo for training as part of Syracuse University’s Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) 22nd program. Developed by the... Read More ▶


Important Update on IVMF Social Media Pages

In an effort to enhance your experience with IVMF and our training programs, we will be consolidating our social media content over to our IVMF platforms. This will allow us to better serve you by making sure you’re aware of all that IVMF has to of... Read More ▶


Veterans Day Spotlight: Four IVMF Graduates Find Business Success

For Veterans Day, Fox Business has been highlighting veteran-owned business including some of our own IVMF Graduates! 1. Tracey Richburg and the Savanah Sauce Company U.S. Army veteran Tracey Richburg would have never imagined she’d one day be ru... Read More ▶


Veterans Day Job Fair on Fox Square

IVMF's Director of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Misty Stutsman, spoke on Fox News to highlight the job fair for veterans at Fox Square in support of Veterans Day. There are numerous veteran-owned businesses in attendance and many of them are ... Read More ▶


Why the epidemic of veteran suicide?

IVMF's Executive Director Mike Haynie wrote the following on Fox News discussing the alarming veteran suicide rate and the missing outrage that should be accompanying it.  -------------------- Fifty years ago, the band Creedence Clearwater Revival... Read More ▶


Stories of Small Business Success: EBV Grads Team Together on Veterans Cemetery            

Earlier this year, United States Senator Charles Schumer announced a $23 million contract award from Veterans Affairs to Global Urban Enterprise to begin construction of a veteran cemetery in Pembroke, N.Y. With the closest existing veterans cemetery... Read More ▶