Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) program, the EBV Foundation and corporate sponsors PepsiCo, Walmart and Humana visits the NYSE to highlight the work the EBV program and foundation are doing in providing cutting-edge training in entrepreneurship to open the door to small business ownership for post-9/11 veterans with service-related disabilities. In honor of the occasion, EBV graduate Elizabeth Perez-Halperin, president and founder of GC Green, a post-9/11 service-disabled veteran-owned green build general contracting and consulting firm, rings The Closing BellSM. Ms. Perez-Halperin will be joined on the bell podium by EBV founder Mike Haynie, executive director of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University, fellow EBV program graduates and representatives from the EBV Foundation and corporate sponsors.|
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About the EBV
The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (EBV) was founded in 2007 at Syracuse University and is now offered through a consortium of eight word-class universities across the country. The EBV Foundation, established in 2009, works in conjunction with the EBV to raise and provide funds to the consortium, provide mentorship to participating veterans, assist in the development of EBV businesses and help provide seed capital to veterans to start their businesses. The foundation is an authorized 501 (c) 3. For more information, visit whitman.syr.edu/ebv and ebvfoundation.org.