MASTER’S PROGRAM

START-UP FUNDRAISING ACCELERATOR

Spring 2023 Application Deadline - February 15, 2023
Team Selection - Late-February 2023

Prepare to raise capital in 8 weeks

The Master’s Program is a 1-year intensive program to prepare growth-stage, veteran-owned startups to raise investor funds and scale their companies. The Program is held twice per year with 10 companies on each Team.

Since 2018, the PenFed Foundation Veteran Entrepreneur Investment Program has accelerated over 120 veteran-owned start-ups.

Congratulations to the Fall 2022 Team!

MASTER’S PROGRAM | Key Elements

The Master’s Program features 3 key elements designed to prepare veteran entrepreneurs for sustainability and growth:

  • Opening retreat for business refinement and fundraising coaching
  • Specialized boot camps surrounding a variety of topics (accounting, financials, legal, and more)
  • Networking with investors and entrepreneurs at the Master’s Mixer and Demo Day events

Fundraising Guidance

Coaching

Mentorship

ELIGIBILITY

The Master’s Program is open to all military veterans and their spouses. The program is industry agnostic, so participants come from all types of companies and industries. We’re looking for veterans and military spouses that own and lead their legally-established companies that are ready to grow a validated business model.

Apply for Spring 2023 Team

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Contact us: veip@penfed.org

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