VEI Invention to Venture

Veteran Entrepreneurship Course

What are the program dates?

We are offering multiple cohorts a year. 

 Cohort 2:

Apr 1      

Apr 8      

Apr 15   

Apr 22    

Apr 29    

 Cohort 3:

May 6

May 13

May 20

May 27

June 3

After the classes are over, you will have access to mentoring. 

Where can I register?

Register for the class using this link

Who can participate?

  • Florida Residents

  • Honorably discharged veteran

  • Active Duty within one year of End Term of Service (ETS)

  • Currently serving in the guard/reserve

I have been accepted into the class. How do I find my class

You will need to login as a member to access your class site and other program participant resources. Once you are logged in, you can locate your class under the "VFEP" tab. If you have any issues, please contact Rebecca Hertz at

Where will the class be held?

This course will be virtual and held over Zoom web conference. We are hoping to host a business pitch day in-person.

What is the class about?

The program engages veteran participants on a one-on-one, individual basis to help them advance their business concepts through value proposition, market research, and market validation. The course will introduce Veterans to resources and advisors that provide invaluable support in laying the foundation for a successful company.