Purdue Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV)
The Purdue EBV for Veterans offers cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management to post-9/11 soldiers, sailors, aviators and marines with disabilities resulting from their service.
Three Phases of the EBV program:
Mentoring for 1 year
The best part is that the program is free to accepted veterans, a small thank you to the veterans and their family members who have served our country.
Purdue EBV featured on Big Ten Networks
2014 LiveBig: Business Bootcamp Feature (Purdue)
National EBV Video:
Who better to live the American Dream than those who served to protect it?
Purdue EBV volunteer team honored for serving the veterans enrolled in the Purdue EBV
The EBV program, founded at Syracuse is currently offered by eight world-class institutions:
- The Whitman School of Management
- UCLA Anderson School of Management
- Florida State University's College of Business
- Mays Business School at Texas A&M
- The Krannert School of Management at Purdue University
- The University of Connecticut School of Business
- E. J. Ourso College of Business at Louisiana State University
- School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University
Over 700 veterans have graduated from EBV universities since 2007 and over 670 jobs have been created. Currently, the EBV graduates are responsible for the creation of more than 189 new small businesses. In, 2009, the EBV program was named a "National Best Practice" for serving veterans and their families by the Secretary of the US Army.
The Purdue EBV community extends a sincere thank you to the veterans, faculty, alumni, volunteers, and generous donors.
We realize that together we can continue to make an impact on our country and world.