EBV Accelerate

Ready to take your business to the next level? Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans (EBV) Accelerate is a bootcamp-style program focused on growth and tackles head-on topics such as the financial, management, marketing and strategic planning challenges established businesses face.


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.

EBV Accelerate will be offered in three phases

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.


  • 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
  • Veteran business owner must have served active duty with honorable discharge or general discharge under honorable conditions
  • Graduates of other IVMF programs are eligible

Program Schedule

  • Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
    • Phase I – October 7, 2019 – October 25th, 2019
    • Phase II – November 4th – 8th, 2019 (Monday & Friday Travel Days)
  • Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, LA):
    • 2020 Dates Coming Soon