Uniting Veterans to Build Better Businesses


<img class=”alignright size-medium wp-image-655″ src=”http://incubator.ucf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/15-04-133-212×300.jpg” alt=”15-04- 133″ width=”212″ height=”300″ />If you’re looking to join the ranks of the 2.4 million military Veterans who run their own business (U.S. Census), we can assist you. Whether you’re a Veteran looking to explore an idea for a potential business or need help scaling your existing company, you can work with experienced business coaches and advisors, who also share your military background.
To begin this process or to learn more about how this program can help support your efforts, please complete the assessment form.

Program Process

<h4>Step 1 – Intake:</h4>

After receiving your Assessment Form, the UCF Business Incubation Program will contact you to schedule a meeting with one of our Veteran business coaches. The in-person meeting will involve a two-hour business exercise.
For maximum results, please complete the following tasks prior to your meeting:
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<li><a href=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoAOzMTLP5s”>Watch this two-minute video</a>; then</li>
<li>Download, print, and attempt to complete your <a href=”http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/downloads/business_model_canvas_poster.pdf”>Business Model Canvas</a>; then</li>
<li>Bring your Canvas with you to your meeting</li>
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<h4>Step 2 – Evaluation:</h4>
Next, we will help you determine a course of action, and connect you with resources that that will best serve your specific business needs and goals.
<h4>Step 3 – Pre-Incubation:</h4>
Based on your evaluation, pre-incubation services are available to help you turn you business concept into a company.
<h4>Step 4 – Incubation:</h4>
Based on your evaluation, you may receive incubation services that are designed to help scale your existing   business.
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Assessment Form

Military Branch
ArmyAir ForceNavyMarine CorpsCoast Guard

Military Status
ActiveGuardReserveRetiredVeteran

Employment Status
Self-employedEmployedUnemployed

Briefly describe your business concept.

Which of the following steps have you taken towards launching your business?
Written a business plan/canvasResearched your marketAssembled a teamApplied for or secured financingLocated an appropriate spaceSet up an accounting systemApplied for permits or licensesRegistered your business

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