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U.S. Veterans, active service members, and military spouses are building some of the world's fastest growing companies. Join us Monday, November 11th, for this live "Veterans Online Demo Day" event in partnership with Patriot Boot Camp.

Co-hosted by Patriot Boot Camp and Ryan Micheletti (Director of FI Global Operations, Co-Founder of Vet-Tech Accelerator), watch live pitches from three fast-growing US veteran and military spouse-led companies, and ask the founders questions about their businesses.

This is a live online event, so be sure to RSVP here

Note: Even if you can't make the webinar, everyone who registers for the event will receive an audio and video recording after the live event ends.

Co-Founder & CEO: Jason Pessemier, U.S. Navy veteran

LessonTrek is an FI Silicon Valley portfolio company now based in Seattle that has developed a cloud-based, SaaS education technology productivity application that helps college students focus on their classroom schedule. 

Founder & CEO: Liza Rodewald, Military Spouse 

Instant Teams is an FI Washington, DC portfolio company now based in Hawaii has developed an online platform to build customer success teams instantly with military-connected professionals

CEO: Herbert Dwyer, U.S. Marine Corps veteran

EMPEQ is the Ithaca, New York-based company changing the way commercial and industrial customers become more energy efficient.

If you're a veteran, active duty military member, or mil-spouse turned entrepreneur who's building a tech-enabled startup company, then apply to the Founder Institute today!


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Since 2012, Patriot Boot Camp has been on a mission to assemble and activate an inclusive community that advances military members, veterans and military spouses in their mission to become creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs leading the new economy.

Graduates of the Founder Institute are creating some of the world's fastest growing startups, having raised over $950M in funding, and building products people love across over 185 cities worldwide. The Founder Institute’s mission is to Globalize Silicon Valley and empower talented and motivated entrepreneurs to build companies that will create one million new jobs.

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