IRVINE, Calif. – The Entrepreneurship Boot Camp for Veterans with Disabilities Program was mentioned in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Veteran’s Day article, “Five Resources for Turning Vets into Entrepreneurs.”
According to the article, more than 320 soldiers with disabilities have graduated from EBV and graduates from the program have launched more than 150 businesses. With funding from health insurer Humana, the initiative has been able to expand to universities across the U.S.
LSU joined the EBV Consortium of Schools in 2010, and is among participating campuses including Syracuse University, Cornell University, the University of Connecticut School of Business, Mays Business School at Texas A&M, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Florida State University's College of Business and the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University.
The article was published Nov. 11, 2011, and can be read in full here.
EBV is specifically targeted to service-disabled veterans, women and National Guard and Reserve members to teach them small-business management, financing and other skills necessary to start their own businesses.
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