Program & Schedule

EBV Program

This program offers cutting edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 veterans and their family members who are in early growth mode for their new business.

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EBV is delivered through a three-phased approach, providing premier training and support:

PHASE 1—is a 30-day instructor led, online course focused on basic skills of entrepreneurship and the language of business.

PHASE 2—is a nine-day residency at an EBV university where students are exposed to over 30 accomplished entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship educators from across the U.S. The residency includes more than 80 hours of instruction in the “nuts and bolts” of business ownership. The residency is intense, and designed to both educate and motivate.

PHASE 3—involves 12 months of support and mentorship delivered through the EBV Post Program Support, a robust, comprehensive network of mentors, resources and national partnerships.

EBV Program Schedule

Now accepting applications for all 2020 programs. It is best to submit applications 90 days prior to Phase II of a program start.

All 2020 Dates Coming Soon

  • Saint Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, PA)
    ———Phase I: February 17 – March 6, 2020
    ———Phase II: March 22 – 28, 2020
  • Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY):
    ——–Phase I: June 15 – July 3, 2020
    ——–Phase II: July 18 – 25, 2020
  • University of Missouri (Columbia, MO)
    ——–Phase I: April 13 – May 1, 2020
    ——–Phase II: May 30 – June 6, 2020
  • University of California at Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA):
    ——–Phase I: June 15 – July 3, 2020
    ——–Phase II: July 11 – 18, 2020
  • University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT):
    ——–Phase I: July 6 – August 3, 2020
    ——–Phase II: August 6 – 16, 2020
  • Texas A&M University (TAMU) (College Station, TX):
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY) (Food & Beverage Service Focus):


EBV Accelerate

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

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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 at an EBV university where students will create a personalized action plan for their business.

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

Accelerate Program Schedule

Louisiana State University – APPLICATION DEADLINE – March 15, 2020
———–Phase I: Online – April 2020 (dates will be communicated to those invited to the program)
———–Phase II: Residency – April 27 – 31, 2020 (Monday & Friday travel days; Monday evening welcome event)

Florida State University
———–Phase I – September 28 – October 16, 2020
———–Phase II – October 26 – 30, 2020 (Monday and Friday travel days; Monday evening welcome event)