The VetsInTech Startup Bootcamp stands as our premiere virtual event, singularly focused on addressing the specific needs of veterans, active-duty military personnel, and military spouses who have founded or are interested in starting technology startups. This event is designed to be a catalyst for innovation and success in the tech startup ecosystem, providing a unique blend of resources tailored to need of our community

A Focused Mission: Empowering Military Entrepreneurs
Our one-day virtual bootcamp offers a comprehensive experience in the world of tech startups. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in insightful panel discussions, participate in hands-on workshops, and network with leaders that include other founder, ecosystem partners and investors in the technology industry. This event is specially designed to provide the tools, knowledge, and connections necessary to transition into successful entrepreneurship in the technology sector.


Alexandra McLeod Co-founder Parlay Finance
Ben Lang CEO Native
Brad Eiben Executive Director Carnegie Mellon University
Dwayne Edwards CEO VMHA
Emily McMahan Co-Founder Academy Investor Network
George Ploss Head of NetSuite Accelerator NetSuite/Oracle
Jeff Balka Military Veterans Affairs J.P. Morgan
Jeremy Burgon Commercial Banking, Tech J.P. Morgan
Lee Mills CEO and Co-Founder Pixly
Liza Rodewald Founder & CEO Instant Teams
Oliver Muoto Marketing and Technology VetsinTech
Peter Jackson Senior Business Consultant
Ryan Micheletti Head of Global Operations The Founders Institute
Sherman Williams Managing Partner Academy Investor Network
Tom Anderson Counsel VLP Law Group



Wednesday - May 15, 2024

9:00am PST
Exploring the Frontier of Defense, Aerospace, and Hard Tech Innovation.
10:00am PST
Explore the practical aspects of design thinking and innovation.
11:00am PST
Gain a comprehensive understanding of essential business law topics for startups, including setting up your business entity, managing equity, and navigating common legal pitfalls.
12:00pm PST
Explore effective product, market entry and scaling tactics with industry leaders and veteran founders
1:00pm PST
Join us for an inspiring fireside chat featuring Steve Blank as he covers strategies for innovation in National Security.
2:00pm PST
Discover resources and partners that empower veterans and military spouses in the startup world.
3:00pm PST
Insights from Veteran and Military Spouse startup founders.
4:00pm PST
Explore funding options for veteran and military spouse startups, powered by JPMorgan Chase.