IGNITE

About IGNITE


IGNITE will be held virtually Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

As of now, there is no registration fee or cost associated to participate in IGNITE. Applications are open to all genders.

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IGNITE is a one-day entrepreneurship training event offered in cities across the United States. This program is the perfect option for veterans, active duty, and military spouses/life-partners who are just beginning to explore the opportunity of small business ownership as a post-service career path. The program features nationally acclaimed speakers, expert instructors, local & military friendly business resource providers, and successful veteran & military spouse entrepreneurs who will help participants to:

  • Explore the lifestyle of an entrepreneur
  • Discover the pathways to small business ownership
  • Connect to the community of support available to aspiring veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs

IGNITE is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the generous philanthropic support of corporate and foundation partners nationwide.

What You Will Experience

  • Nationally acclaimed speakers, expert instructors, local & military friendly business resource providers, and successful veterans & military spouse entrepreneurs
  • An exploration the lifestyle of an entrepreneur
  • Introduction to the many pathways to small business ownership
  • Connection to the community of support available to aspiring both male & female veterans and military spouse entrepreneurs

Length

IGNITE is a one-day entrepreneurship training event

 

Questions? Contact Us

Phone: (315) 443-6898

Email: IVMFeducation@syr.edu

Eligibility

  • Honorably discharged male & female veterans of any military branch and service era, including National Guard and Reserve components
  • Active duty service members of any military branch, including National Guard and Reserve components
  • Male and female military spouses

Cost

  • There is no cost to participate in IGNITE.
  • Breakfast, lunch and materials are provided during the event.
  • Participants are responsible for their transportation costs to and from the event location (to include parking fees when applicable) and for any lodging required.

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