Michigan Veteran Entrepreneur-Lab (MVE-Lab) is a free 3-month entrepreneurship accelerator for veterans and/or military spouses. It is designed to provide hands-on startup education for those seeking to add $20,000 or more annual income to their household through small business activity.
A program of Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Richard M. and Helen DeVos Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI), MVE-Lab provides education in the startup process and connections to Michigan's robust entrepreneur ecosystem.
Participants work on their business launch over a 3 month period. Guests include other veteran entrepreneurs, mentors, and experts like attorneys and marketing specialists. MVE-Lab equips participants to identify their target customers, network with others, and find the resources they need to launch profitably and successfully.
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