We can never thank you enough for all your sacrifices and in your honor on this day, we would like to share a few things we have been up to over the last month to support our veterans……Starting with training of our veterans and kicking off Vetforce with Salesforce.com at Dreamforce with the CA National Guard and 129th Rescue Wing!  Check
out the video from October 15th here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bg5NcroAcnA
Then on October 29th we partnered with Walmart eCommerce on “Vets2Valley” an tech employer event -
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On Nov 6th we were off to DC to launch VetsinTech VetCap event there!  Co-sponsored by SBA, SVB, and StreetShares – see our panel teaching veterans about various financing sources…from L to R – Chris Steed -  Paladin Capital Group, Craig Cummings – Angel Investor, Megan Scheffel – SVB, Mark Rockefeller – StreetShares, Bob Louthan – VeteranCrowd, Barb Carson – SBA and our MC for the evening Sr. Advisor to ViT – France Hoang
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Also in DC on Nov 7th… VetsinTech was honored to be invited to the Vet “Shark Tank” viewing party at DogTag Bakery
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And today – we are “in the news” on CNBC on Veterans Day

http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000329263

 

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In honor of Veterans Day and Veterans National Small Business Week, VetsinTech is kicking off an innovative national program to help veteran entrepreneurs called VetCap (capital for veterans).  VetsinTech DC will host the VetCap event at Microsoft in Chevy Chase, MD on November 6th 2014!

VetCap is a new initiative for a national series of workshops to help train veteran entrepreneurs on where and how to raise capital, and to connect them to a network of financing sources. The workshop portion will include a panel of 6 different financing sources including a VC, Angel, Corporate Ventures, Bank/Lender, Crowdfunder, and the SBA.  Please register here to attend: 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vetsintech-dc-launch-of-vetcap-tickets-13676692355

 

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VetsinTech + VetForce @ Dreamforce 2014

October 21, 2014

VetsinTech was very excited to be a big part of Salesforce.com’s launch of VetForce at this year’s Dreamforce conference.  ViT trained 20 veterans to become certified Salesforce Administrators during the week of Sept 29th, 2014 and our cohort plus many more from the VetsinTech network attended VetForce sessions on “Veterans Day at Dreamforce” on Wednesday [...]

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Join VetsinTech at Dreamforce Oct 13-16th!

October 13, 2014

VetsinTech will be at Dreamforce by Salesforce.com Oct 13th-16th!!   VetsinTech is very pleased to be working closely with Salesforce.com on all 3E’s in our mission – Education, Employment, and Entrepreneurship!!  ViT has signed an Academic Alliance Partnership agreement to train veterans as Salesforce Admins and we completed our first class of 20 veterans on October [...]

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VetsinTech – Opportunities in Tech – Meet Hiring Managers from Top Tech Companies!!

September 22, 2014

Join VetsinTech together with members of our employer coalition including Salesforce.com Intuit/DemandForce, ManpowerGroup, GE Software, Walmart e-Commerce, Akamai, Icon, and Medallia on Sept 23rd for Opportunities in Tech!! While developer jobs are the highest in demand in the tech industry, did you know that there are several other career opportunities in tech companies including Sales, [...]

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Women Veterans Invade Silicon Valley!! – The 1st EVER all Women VetsinTech Hackathon @ Facebook – a smashing success!

August 27, 2014

VetsinTech would like to thank all the amazing women veteran entrepreneurs that participated in the 1st EVER all Women-VetsinTech hackathon at Facebook on Monday 8/25!! Congratulations to the winners: 1st place -  Bohdi, 2nd place Vets Helping Vets TV, 3rd Place: Clear PR and My Estate Vault Read more from Techcrunch (click here) and SF [...]

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The 1st EVER Women-VetsinTech hackathon @ Facebook

July 11, 2014

Join Vets in Tech for one of our best events ever!! The 1st EVER Women-VetsinTech hackathon @ Facebook will be a shortened version of our popular weekend event but will be action packed with goal of getting to a MVP (minimum viable product) or demo/pitch by the end of the day. In partnership with the [...]

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VetCap Catches Fire in NYC, Powers Veteran Entrepreneurs

July 6, 2014

  For military veterans looking to break into the tech industry, a friendly audience goes a long way.  So say participants in Vetcap, a new national series of workshops launched by VetsinTech (ViT) that gives veteran entrepreneurs a chance to network and “pitch” their startup idea to a panel of industry pros as part of [...]

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Great Launch for VetCap to help Veteran Entrepreneurs!!

May 16, 2014

In honor of Military Appreciation Month and National Small Business Week, VetsinTech kicked off an innovative national program to help veteran entrepreneurs called VetCap (capital for veterans) on May 14th, 2014.  The event was a huge success as over 70 vets attended – with 10 vets pitching to fund their own startup! Thanks to Joining [...]

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Military Appreciation Month! Join Vets in Tech for the launch of VetCap!!

April 22, 2014

On May 14, 2014 VetsinTech is kicking off a new, national program called VetCap (capital for veterans) to help veteran entrepreneurs, with the support of the White House and in collaboration with a national network of partner organizations.  VetCap is starting with workshops nationwide to teach veteran entrepreneurs where and how to raise capital, and [...]

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