Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Accelerate

Ready to Take Your Business to The Next Level?

EBV Accelerate is a 3-phase program that gives veterans with a successful business the tools and coaching to propel their business to the next phase: sustainable growth. Topics will include acquiring growth funding, rebranding for expansion, determining a sustainable growth rate, establishing partnerships, managing cash flow, and much more.


PHASE 1: two weeks of online instruction focused on business analysis.

PHASE 2: is a three-day residency during which participants will create a personalized action plan for their business.

  • Tuesday-Thursday; Monday & Friday as Travel Days
  • Travel to the location is at the candidate’s cost.
  • Lodging and meals are provided for the participant during the three days of Phase 2.
  • All program learning materials will be provided at no cost to the participant.

PHASE 3: involves resources to support the growth of your business.


  • Veteran business owner must have ‘Open to all Veteran business owners – 50% or more ownership maintained by veteran ‘(discuss your business’ unique situation with us as necessary)
  • In business for 3 or more years (recommended; must have financials)
  • Must employ 5 or more full-time employees
  • Served active duty with honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable conditions
  • Graduates of other IVMF programs are eligible


All lodging, meals and program materials are provided at no cost. Participant is responsible for travel to and from the host school.


Email: IVMFEducation@syr.edu
Phone: (315) 443-6898

Program Schedule

Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LAI/IIPhase I: Online - Spring 2023
Phase II: Residency - Spring 2023
Phase I: April 3 - 23, 2023
Phase II: May 1 - 4, 2023
(arrive by May 1 afternoon; kickoff in evening; May 5 - travel day)
Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FloridaI/IIPhase I: Online - Fall 2023
Phase II: Residency - Fall 2023
Phase I: Sep 18 – Oct 6, 2023
Phase II: Residency: Fall 2023 (Oct 23 – 27, 2023)

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EBV Consortium

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EBV Foundation

The EBV Foundation was established in 2009 and works closely with the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans consortium as well as graduates of the EBV program. Learn more about the EBV Foundation.

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Become A Resource Partner

As EBV graduates launch and grow their ventures, the EBV-Technical Assistance Program (EBV-TAP) team is at the ready with support service. If you would like become a part of our follow-on support team and have resources to provide  please contact us.

Post Program Support

Post Program Support

Providing our graduates with the training, networks, and support to successfully launch and grow a business. Learn more at Alumni Resources.

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