Connecting Veterans with a Network of Entrepreneurial Resources

Over the years, VetsinTech has supported veteran entrepreneurs, equipping them with extensive mentorship and entrepreneurship resources to build high growth technology companies. The VetsinTech S.U.N. (StartUp Network) aims to build on these initiatives with an expanded network of key partners that provide access to human, financial and professional resources. Our goal is to create a winning culture and collaborative environment where veterans and military spouses can get access to capital, support resources and talent in order to launch, grow, and scale their startups.

Startups

For veterans and military spouses early-stage startups and entrepreneurs seeking access to exclusive resources and a network of world-class investors and partners willing and able to support them.

Investors

For venture capital and angel investors, as well as lending partners, interested in supporting and investing in veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs with unique skills and leadership training.

Partners

For service and technology providers, as well as industry specialists who can provide legal, technical and business advice and support services to startups run by veterans and military spouses.


Benefits

  • Opportunities for exposure to investors + corporate partners
  • Private member community platform + networking events
  • Exclusive startup discounts from our technology + service partners
  • Participation + booths at our annual VIT Venture Summit
  • Mentorship opportunities with industry experts + startup leaders

Benefits

  • Curated introductions to targeted startups
  • Access to pitch competitions and events
  • Participation in annual VIT Venture Summit
  • Peer-to-peer networking with fellow investors
  • Round table discussions with industry and government leaders

Benefits

  • Ability to promote technology + services to startup community
  • Curated introductions to targeted startups
  • Participation in networking events + conferences
  • Participation + booths at our annual VIT Venture Summit
  • Round table discussions with industry and government leaders

Our Mission

Over the years, VetsinTech has supported veteran entrepreneurs, equipping them with extensive mentorship and entrepreneurship resources to build high growth technology companies. The mission of VetsinTech S.U.N. (Startup Network) is to fortify these initiatives with an expanded network of key partners that provide access to human, financial and professional resources.

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Our Network

Our goal is to create the premiere network for startup veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs, providing them with an ecosystem of investors, partners and service providers, and equipping them with extensive entrepreneurship resources and support to build successful high growth technology companies in today's economy.

Our Programs

We understand building a company requires more than an idea. Our entrepreneur program helps the more than 48% of returning veterans who would prefer to start their own business but more specifically tech startups. Whether you're early or later stage, our mission is to equip veteran entrepreneurs and their spouses with mentorship and resources to build high growth technology companies.

Entrepreneur Bootcamp

An accelerated multi-track event which brings together veterans for education in all facets of building a startup. This collaborative mentor/mentee event will combines all of our education programs into one for a full day 8 hour session which includes Business plan development, business law basics, Lean Startups, customer development, and pitching to investors.

VetCap + Pitch Contests

Capital for Veterans is a financial workshop designed to assist veteran with choosing the right type of funding for their company stage. Veteran will also receive the opportunity to pitch a panel of industry professionals for feedback on securing capital.

Upcoming Event: VIT Pitch Contest

VetsinTech Hackathons

Single or Multi-day event bringing together veterans and vet-supporters to develop sprint teams, build a minimum viable product, and pitch a panel of investors for feedback.

Design Thinking

A human-centric workshop on how to implement the IDEO/Stanford design process in product development. This hands on approach teaches veterans the basic fundamentals to build a prototype, test and iterate their product/service in order discover proof-of-concept.

Office Hours

Join VetsInTech and our partners for in person meetups to discuss your startup. These sessions last up to 30 minutes and the stage of your company can range from early stage to launched product/service. Topics can include business strategy, institutional funding, product design and more.

“VetsinTech's new S.U.N. ecosystem promotes a veteran-friendly environment throughout all the stages of development -- from concept to company. As an early-stage venture capital firm, we're distinct for our commitment to investing in startups that are military veteran-founded or have veterans on the founding team”

Craig Cummings, General Partner of Moonshots Capital

Frequently Asked Questions

The VetsinTech S.U.N. (Startup Network) is open to veteran and military spouse entepeneurs interested or currently involved in launching startup companies in the technology space.

The VetsinTech S.U.N. (Startup Network) is looking for investors, angels and lenders interesting in supporting the veteran and military spouse entrepreneur ecosystem. We are also looking to partner with a wide variety of technology and infrastructure providers, financial and legal service providers (such as law firms and accountants), and other professional service providers that would like to contribute and work with startups run by veterans and military spouses.

We invite interested startups, investors and partners to contact us by filling out the information form in the welcome section at the top of the page, or you can email: kwebster@vetsintech.co

Our Members

The SBA shows veteran-owned businesses comprise 9.1% of all U.S. businesses, contributing $1 trillion to the U.S. economy and employing more than 5 million people. In fact, 45% percent of veterans prefer to start their own business, yet, few do. Our goal is to provide an open, inclusive and collaborative veteran-friendly support system throughout all stages of startup formation + development, and we invite you to join us in that mission.

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Upcoming Startup and Entrepeneur Events

23 JUNE
VetsinTech Pitch Contest sponsored by JPMorgan Chase Online Wed, June 23, 7PM - 9PM EDT
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