A program offering cutting edge training in entrepreneurship to service members who were disabled during operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

Services Provided

Focused, practical training in the tools and skills of new venture creation and growth; and the establishment of a support structure for graduates of the program.

Who We Serve

Soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines disabled as a result of their service supporting operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom.

Mission and Goals

To open the door to entrepreneurial opportunity and small business ownership by developing competencies in the many steps and activities associated with creating and sustaining an entrepreneurial venture. Secondly, to aid in coordinating efforts with programs and services for veterans and others with disabilities.


We have an obligation to support disabled veterans who return to our communities and seek to build meaningful economic opportunities for themselves and others.

— Al Osborne, EBV Faculty Director

EBV taught me how to get into my business and make it a more profitable, more beneficial business for me and my clients.

— Kari Brizius, EBV Participant