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Bootcamp Program Details - Krannert

Phase II of the event will take place on Purdue's Beautiful Campus. Video by: Firdaus Aziz, Purdue Student.

Framework of the Bootcamp

The EBV is designed around two central elements: a) focused, practical training in the tools and skills of new venture creation and growth, reflecting issues unique to disability and public benefits programs; and b) the establishment of a support structure for graduates of the program. The practical elements of the program will involve three phases:

  1. Phase I:  Online
  2. Phase II: Residency
  3. Phase III: Mentoring

Eligibility:

Applications will be accepted from post 9/11 veterans with a service-related disability and passion for entrepreneurship.
Requirements include: Resume, two letters of recommendation, completed on-line application, and proof of disability rating.

Cost: 

The program is offered entirely free to participants through the generosity and support of the EBV universities and the private funding of inviduals and corporations. Examples of expenses covered include: transportation, lodging, food, and textbooks.

Tentative Program Schedule:

Please note: The online portion of the program will take place from September 30th through October 25th. The online portion of the program (phase 1) will conclude the Friday prior to phase 2 under which the residency portion of the program will begin.

Friday
October 31 
Orientation and evening welcome celebration
Saturday
November 1
Classroom
Sunday
November 2 
Classroom
Country western music and barbeque 
Monday
November 3
Classroom
Tuesday
November 4
Classroom
Wednesday
November 5
Classroom
Elevator pitch practice 
Thursday
November 6
Classroom
Friday
November 7
Classroom
Commercialization Plan 
Saturday
November 8
Football Game
Military Appreciation Day
Graduation Ceremony 
Sunday
November 9
Departure
(Shuttle to Indy airport provided)