Chicago Coleman Veteran Fellowship

In partnership with the Coleman Foundation, Bunker Labs has developed a yearlong Fellowship Program in entrepreneurship for Student Veterans. The fellowship program is tailored to fit students’ busy schedule, while providing an opportunity to build the entrepreneurial muscles that will help you launch your business and make you a stronger candidate for any position. Read more [...]

Entrepreneurship Training for Chicago Veterans & Military Families to Be Held November 7-8

On November 7-8, a free Boots to Business Reboot entrepreneurship training program for veterans, service members and spouses will be held in Chicago in celebration of National Veterans Small Business Week. The theme for 2016's NVSBW is "Veteran Entrepreneurs: Success Across Generations." Read more [...]

Entrepreneurship Training for Aurora Veterans & Military Families to Be Held October 3-4

Boots to Business Reboot: Aurora. Registration is now open for Boots to Business Reboot. This two-step entrepreneurial program begins with an in-person course instructed by a leading entrepreneurship professional, where participants learn the fundamentals of business ownership, including evaluating business concepts, legal and financial practices. Participants will meet local SBA partners who can assist them after the course. Read more [...]

Peer Education Classes Available for Registration

NAMI DuPage Classes are now available for registration through NAMI DuPage. Led by trained individuals and family members who have their own “lived experience” and personal journey with mental illness and recovery, NAMI DuPage classes provide a wealth of knowledge about mental illness and recovery that complements professional treatment. Read more [...]

EPA/YEU Veteran Small Business and Grant Opportunity Conference 2014

EPA Region 5, in partnership with the Young Entrepreneurs of the Universe, will hold its annual small business conference on Wednesday, November 5, 2014. The one-day conference brings together EPA program officials, acquisition personnel, other federal agency procurement officials and prime contractors in an effort to inform and educate small businesses about the various opportunities to do business with EPA and other federal, state and local government agencies. Read more [...]

Veterans Entrepreneurial Boot Camp November 13

The Illinois Small Business development Center at Governors State University is hosting their 11th Veterans Entrepreneurial Boot Camp on Wednesday November 13, 2013 beginning at 8:00 AM. Registration will start @ 7:30 AM CST. This event is FREE to all Veterans, Active Duty and National Guard personnel. There is a $30 charge for non-Veteran attendees. Read more [...]