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UTC College of Business Celebrates Graduates of the 2017 Veterans Entrepreneurship Program

The UTC College of Business Veterans Entrepreneurship Program class of 2017 arrived in Chattanooga on Saturday, July 15 to begin what is known as VEP Boot Camp. Now in its 6th year, the VEP Boot Camp instructors again provided participants with a rigorous schedule. Participating veterans received instruction in Opportunities & Great Business Concepts; Leverage, Risk & Guerrilla Action; HR for Small Business; Financing Your Venture; and many more. In

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VEP: Building entrepreneurially prepared, business-world ready veterans.

What is VEP you ask? We’ll give you a little basic training:¬†VEP stands for Veterans Entrepreneurship Program, and UTC’s program is now in its fifth year! VEP places select veterans into an accelerated hybrid-learning program using online education, a classroom style “boot camp”, and a comprehensive mentorship and follow-through phase supported by successful Chattanooga business professionals. VEP is perfectly positioned for ambitious veteran entrepreneurs to thrive. Participants gain the

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The Journey of an Elevator Pitch

Two recent UTC COB graduates competed in the Southeast Entrepreneurship Conference, hosted by the University of Tampa, on February 1-2, 2013. Out of a total 26 venture pitches made by students from across the southeast, Peter Sauska (String Advantage) and Josh Kapellusch (KAR, Inc.), were part of the seven that made it to the final round! Peter then won second place with a price of $1,000 for his venture.

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