Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship

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Bold Enough to Make it Happen


Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) was created to empower women veterans and military spouses/partners to find their passion and learn the business savvy skills necessary to turn an idea or start-up into a growing venture.

About V-WISE

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 savvy skills necessary to turn an idea or start-up into a growing venture. 

V-WISE 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

  • Actionable strategies for new venture creation presented in a supportive and inspirational learning environment
  • A robust team of speakers and instructors including successful entrepreneurs, CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, and leaders in government
  • A community resource network designed to support small business creation and growth, including supportive services provided by the Small Business Association (SBA), the IVMF and IVMF partners
  • A community of established women veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs 2,375 strong and growing
  • More than 20 distinct modules of training in opportunity recognition, business planning, financing, economics, marketing, access to capital, business law, social media and more!

Length

  • Phase I: 15-day online intensive
  • Phase II: 3-day residency experience
  • Phase III: 12-month ongoing support focused on small business creation and growth

Eligibility

  • Honorably discharged women veterans of any military branch and service era, including National Guard and Reserve components
  • Active duty women service members of any military branch, including National Guard and Reserve components
  • Women spouses/same-sex life partners of above (including widowed spouses/partners)

Cost

A $75 registration fee includes educational materials, two nights of lodging during residency, and most meals. In addition to the registration fee, participants are responsible for their travel to/from the conference.

Contact

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

Message From The Team – Nashville Dates Announced

Upcoming Programs

EventsDescriptionDateLocationCity/StateRegister
Female in military speaking at VWISEV-WISE Conference - Phase IIMarch 26-28, 2021TBDNashville, TNApply for VWISE

VWISE By the Number Stats

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“Going through this program allowed our organization to soar to new heights and we are still flying towards our next milestone.”

Dr. Sonja Ogletree Satani

V-WISE Jacksonville, Corporate Cycle Consulting LLC

Get Involved


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“Talking and networking with other women vets who wanted to start business gave me the inspiration I needed to quit my job and truly realize my dream.”

Jill Hinton

V-WISE Chicago, Outdoor Book Club

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Refer A Friend


Do you know a woman veteran, active duty service member, or military spouse/life partner with a passion for entrepreneurship and a desire to start or grow her own business? If so, refer her to one of the nation’s best entrepreneurship training programs today!

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Register Your Business


A database of Veteran Owned Businesses is in development i you are interested in having your business added click here to learn more.

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