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
Thirteen (13) boot camp programs hosted in nine (9) U.S. cities since 2012
800 military/veteran & spouse entrepreneur alumni across the U.S.
Alumni demographics: 50% service-disabled, 35% ethnically diverse, 15% women
7 successful alumni company exits via acquisition
11 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