Fall 2023 Startup Cohort | FAU Boca Raton campus
-Fully funded by Veterans Florida
-Designed for current and future veteran business owners to learn foundational knowledge and skills to start and/or grow a business.
-Mentorship | You’re not alone! Each veteran is paired with a successful entrepreneur mentor who will guide you throughout the program.
-Multiple workshops & networking sessions throughout the year
-In the startup cohort you will complete and produce a Business Model Canvas with the assistance of your mentor. You will determine if your idea, business, or new product or service is or is not validated and marketable.***
Must be a Florida resident.
Must be one of the following:
-An Honorably discharged veteran; must be able to provide copy of DD214 Member 4 copy or U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs letter verifying honorable discharge.
-An Active duty member of the United States military within 12 months of End Term of Service (ETS), or a member of the National Guard or United States Reserves; Partners must collect the letter confirming guard/reserve or active duty status.
-a spouse who attends with another participant of a qualifying category.
***After successfully completing the program, you will be eligible to enter FAU’s annual Business Pitch Competition Veterans track in Spring 2024 to compete for Startup seed funding.