PATRIOT BOOT CAMP ANNOUNCES RISE PROGRAM FOR ALUMNI

 

Patriot Boot Camp Seeks Veteran, Active Duty and Military Spouse Entrepreneurs 

BOULDER, COLORADO, June 17, 2019 – Patriot Boot Camp (PBC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit technology startup program exclusively aimed at active duty service members, veterans, and military spouse entrepreneurs, announced it will be hosting PBC RISE October 10-12, 2019, at the MetLife Global Technology & Operations campus in Cary, NC.  PBC RISE is a new program specifically designed for Patriot Boot Camp alumni who have completed an initial Patriot Boot Camp 3-Day Program.  MetLife Foundation contributed a $50,000 grant to support the program, that equips, inspires and empowers the veteran and military spouse entrepreneur community to accelerate their businesses and be successful in life.   

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Quick Tips & Tricks for Remote Work/ Entrepreneur Life

Just because you’ve moved away from a corporate office or military work schedule to a sunny beach, co-working space or home office as an entrepreneur doesn’t mean workplace habits go out the window. If anything, working remotely requires planning and accountability- this starts with setting your tasks and ends when the work is complete. Self-discipline can be hard. Especially if you are not in the office, with plenty of people who are buzzing around you, looking at you, and asking how’s it going?

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Announcing #PBCUTAH 3-Day Boot Camp!

Patriot Boot Camp 3-Day Entrepreneurship Program for Military Entrepreneurs is Deploying to Lehi, Utah

Are you a service member, veteran, or military spouse entrepreneur who wants to learn how to start and grow your business?  Patriot Boot Camp is a 501(c)(3) that provides 3-Day intensive entrepreneurial boot camps for members of the military, veterans and the military spouse community around the country.  MX, longtime speakers and mentors for Patriot Boot Camp, has kindly invited PBC to MX headquarters in beautiful Lehi, UT, near Salt Lake City, August 23-25, 2019. Patriot Boot Camp is presented by Techstars, the largest accelerator in the world and sponsored by USAA, Jared Polis Foundation, Google for Startups and the MetLife Foundation.  The Patriot Boot Camp programs feature world-class speakers, access to funding options, and over 35 subject matter experts providing one on one mentoring sessions.

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Bringing duty to startups: Why Techstars Boulder is seeing more veterans in its cohorts

When Brantley Pace left the Marine Corps a few years after enlisting, he came to Denver not because he knew anyone in the business ecosystem or even in Colorado, but because he knew there was a lot going on in technology.

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“That first pitch failed. Miserably. But damn I love the feeling of just going for it!” 

PBC Spotlight Q&A with Rae Lietzau

If you don’t know Rae, you should. Her energy is infectious. Her ideas amazing and her ability to rap like a boss is unforgettable! Rae won the Denver 2018 PBC pitch competition using that rap skill. She’s a former Marine and the founder of DoWhop (that’s Do With Other People). DoWhop is a peer-to-peer marketplace where people buy and sell in-person experiences. She’s shared some great wisdom and thoughts about being an entrepreneur, failing, and believing in her ideas! Read on PBC’ers!

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