The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University is committed to supporting veterans and their families as they navigate their entrepreneurial journey. For more than a decade, the IVMF has served over 200,00 veterans and we are just getting started. Arm yourself for entrepreneurship success with the IVMF’s entrepreneurship programs.

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Browse the new resource library!

The right information and resources can make all the difference in the success of your small business. The COE Veteran Entrepreneurship Resource Library offers original and curated content like articles, videos, data infographics and websites that deliver insights and advice to help you on your journey. Bookmark us and visit us often to help ensure you have everything you need to succeed.

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Getting Started

No matter where you are in your entrepreneurship journey, we have the programs to suit your needs. Whether you are just formulating the idea in your head and don’t know where to start, or if you are on your third year and are ready to take that next big step, IVMF’s entrepreneurship will arm you for success in entrepreneurship. Learn more.

Entrepreneurship Programs

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Looking to start your entrepreneurship journey but not sure where to begin? Have the idea formulating in your head but don’t know how to turn that idea into a business. The Ideation portion of the IVMF Entrepreneurship portfolio has tailored programs for people like you who are just getting started.

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The IVMF has programs that assist veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs in the early stages of their business. For people who are just getting started on their entrepreneurship journey or are still very new to the business world.

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This portfolio is filled with programs are for those that have been in business for three or more years and are ready to take their business to the next level.

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Bunker Labs Programs

Earlier this year, the IVMF acquired Bunker Labs and is now offering all their incredible programs. Whether you’re just starting out or already established, find a program that will help you hit your goals faster.

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Your journey doesn’t stop after launching a successful business and IVMF understands that. We have a vast alumni network and catalog of resources to continue to support you well after you become a business owner. Learn more.