Veterans Entrepreneurship Training Orientation

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Name: Veterans Entrepreneurship Training Orientation
Date: February 28, 2019
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

The Veterans Entrepreneurship Training (VET) will teach participants and provide them with the necessary skills to be Entrepreneurs. VET includes four phases: 1) a four (4) week online self-study curriculum starting in March 2019 which will include reading materials and an online assessment module moderated by our entrepreneurship faculty. This phase will enable participants to work on the further development of their business concepts and prepare for the on-campus boot camp experience, (2) a VET 40 hour boot camp in April 2019, 3) 6 months of one -on- one mentoring starting in May 2019 culminated with a graduation celebration in November 2019, and 4) shared office workspace and resource center; MBL will maintain an annual agreement to pay for pop up space and allow other graduates and other MBL members to rotate every 2-3 months after testing their product or services.

Location:
Joyful Day!

On behalf of the Metropolitan Business League, you have been selected to participate in our Veterans Entrepreneurship Training introduction sessions. Below are some event details you should know:

ARRIVAL & TIMING
Registration will begin 30 minutes before each session.


AGENDA

Orientation Session: Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:30 pm at the Dominion Building.

Four Week Online Sessions: March 18, 2019- April 12, 2019 (meeting will be scheduled with group facilitator once a week)

40 Hour Boot Camp Training: April 29, 2019- May 3, 2019

One on one mentoring: May 2019- October 2019


Graduation: November 8, 2019

LOCATION
Dominion Energy
707 East Main Street

2nd Floor, Conference Center
Richmond, VA 23219


PARKING & ENTRY
Street parking is available.

DAY-OF POINT OF CONTACT
If you have any questions or need to reach someone onsite, please contact Mr. Floyd Miller at 804.339.9972.
Date/Time Information:

Contact Information:
Metropolitan Business League
Fees/Admission:

The program will be free to selected veterans, with expenses underwritten by sponsors and private donors that will help with operational cost and sustainability. The application process deadline is February 15th.  The VET will have the following eligibility requirements: veterans who have been identified as disabled by the Department of Veterans Affairs or Department of Defense or are "service distinguished," have been honorably discharged or "demonstrate an intense interest in entrepreneurship and small business ownership/management. 

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