PBC’s core program is an intensive 3-day technology entrepreneurship boot camp modeled after the Techstars accelerator to provide educational training and 1:1 mentoring to inspire and advance startup founders. PBC runs this program twice per year, in Texas and Colorado, for cohorts of 50 tech entrepreneurs.
3-Day Boot Camp Outcomes
Eleven (11) boot camp programs hosted in nine (9) U.S. cities since 2012
700 military/veteran & spouse entrepreneur alumni across the U.S.
Alumni demographics: 50% service-disabled, 35% ethnically diverse, 15% women
5 successful alumni company exits via acquisition
8 alumni accepted to Techstars accelerators, 2 accepted to Y-combinator, and 10+ accepted to other accelerators including Vet-Tech, Alchemist, Venture Hive, and more
2 alumni appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank reality show, including 1 receiving a $1.5M offer from Mark Cuban
A 2016 sample of 56 alumni have raised $60M+ in venture capital, are generating a combined $17.5M in annual revenue, and employing 1,175 individuals
Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp
San Antonio, TX | February 2018
In May 2017 PBC established an exclusive partnership with WeWork to launch the Veterans in Residence program, providing dedicated workspace, ongoing instruction & mentoring, and a robust community network to integrate veterans into their local business communities via WeWork locations. Program pilots are up and running in Denver, CO and Austin, TX. See press: Built in Colorado, Built in Austin, The Denver Post, Confluence Denver, Denver Business Journal