Event Recap: Patriot Boot Camp in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The University of North Carolina hosted a Patriot Boot Camp in Chapel Hill from July 31 to August 2, 2015. This was the first Patriot Boot Camp run in the Southeast, and the support from the local community was outstanding.  

PBC - UNC - 2015 - Group Photo

 

The Chapel Hill cohort can be summed up by the following metrics:

  • 46 military veterans/spouses participated
  • 40 unique startup companies
  • 28 presenters shared their expertise
  • 40 mentors volunteered their time
  • 303 organized mentor sessions (25 minutes each)
  • 7500+ minutes of professional mentorship

 

PBC - UNC - 2015 - Sponsors

 

The event also garnered some excellent local media coverage:

 

ABC 11 News

PBC - UNC - 2015 - ABC11 News

 

Herald-Sun Newspaper

PBC - UNC - 2015 - Herald-Sun

 

WNCN News

PBC - UNC - 2015 - WNCN News