Inspire a new generation of veteran business owners with compelling success stories. Sometimes, all it takes is a little encouragement.
Educate veteran business owners through free programs, tools and resources, videos, ebooks, articles and blog posts. Education is key.
Support exceptional veteran business owners with awards and promotion. We're giving small businesses access to cash awards.
Qualify for the award by downloading or viewing short, free educational materials of your choice. These materials are designed to improve your business and include educational ebooks, videos, and blog posts on topics relevant to you.
Once you've qualified, an award application form will appear. Apply by writing a 300-word summary of your business and submitting a short video about your product, company or telling us why you should win.
Finalists will be chosen by the Foundation. Once we announce the finalists, these business will be presented for public vote. The business owners with most votes win.
Navy SEAL. Founder/CEO of Mission Sync LLC, a national security consulting firm specializing in the intelligence and special operations sectors. Executive Director, Foundation for Innovation and Discovery (FINND). Former Operations Officer (Intelligence Community). Dartmouth.
You don't necessarily have to be a veteran. If you fall under any of the below, you are eligible to apply.
The deadline for the Food and Beverage Entrepreneur Challenge is October 31st, 2018. The semi-finalists for this edition of the StreetShares foundation Veteran Small Business Award will be announced a few days later. The Foundation will select 8-12 finalists. The StreetShares Foundation will present the semi-finalists on the Foundation website for a public vote.
Three winners will earn an award each month. First place will receive $15,000. Second place will receive $6,000. Third place will receive $4,000.
Awards will take place on a repeating schedule.
The StreetShares Foundation will choose 8 to 12 military veteran entrepreneur applicants and feature these individuals as the semi-finalists.
The semi-finalists are determined by the following criteria
The Foundation will announce the finalists on the Foundation Website and allow the public to vote in order to determine the awardees.
Contact us if you have any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
You must create an original video. You can create a video through your computer or phone. Please keep it under two minutes. You will be judged on your:
Upload your video to YouTube or another online video sharing service and share the url on the application form.