Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program

Navigating the transition from military to civilian life can be difficult for many veterans. For many, entrepreneurship is a viable next career path as the experience and discipline learned in the military provides a competitive edge for starting a business.


Fall 2018 Saturday Workshops:  

 

July 14, 2018       UWF Campus, Conference Center       “So You Want to be an Entrepreneur”  

July 21, 2018       UWF Campus, Conference Center       “Understanding Minimal Viable Product”  

July 28, 2018       UWF Campus, Conference Center       “The Quickbooks Path to Raising Capital”   

August 4, 2018    UWF Campus, Conference Center       “Bootstrapping and Guerilla Social Media                                                                                                                                                          Marketing” 

 

 

Cohort 1 (11 weeks: August 18 – November 3. 2018) 60 hours  

 

August 18, 2018               -              Lessons 1 & 2 – (Saturday – 6 hours)  

August 21, 2018               -              Recap/Follow-up – (Tuesday – 3 hours)  

September 1, 2018           -              Lessons 3 & 4 – (Saturday – 6 hours)  

September 4, 2018           -              Recap/Follow-up – (Tuesday – 3 hours)  

September 15, 2018         -              Lessons 5 – (Saturday – 6 hours)  

September 18, 2018         -              Recap/Follow-up – (Tuesday – 3 hours)  

September 29, 2018         -             Lessons 6 (Saturday – 6 hours)  

October 02, 2018             -              Recap/Follow-up – (Tuesday – 3 hours)

October 13, 2018             -              Lesson 7  (Saturday – 6 hours)

October 16, 2018             -              Recap/Follow-up – (Tuesday – 3 hours)

October 27, 2018             -              Lesson 8 (Saturday – 6 hours)

October 30, 2018             -              Recap/Follow-up – (Tuesday – 3 hours)

November 03, 2018          -              Lesson 9/Pitch Competition/Graduation 

 

Note: Due to Veterans Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays Phase 2 training will not begin until the third week of January, 2019.  However, marketing and recruiting efforts will continue during the transition period.