UPDATED: Military Participants from Across Canada Arrive at Memorial University for “Based in Business” Entrepreneurial Boot Camp

July 24th, 2012

This week, 20 transitioning Canadian Forces members have gathered at Memorial University to begin “Based In Business,” a week-long entrepreneurial boot camp developed by Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Memorial and presented in partnership with the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF).

At “Based in Business,” participants will develop their business ideas through classroom presentations, seminars, discussion and one-on-one time with experienced small business professionals as well as students and faculty from Memorial University’s Faculty of Business Administration. The program is entering its third year and for the second time has been recognized as a leader among SIFE programs by Advancing Canadian Entrepreneurship (ACE).

The boot camp is an integral part of the Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur program, a national program for transitioning Canadian Forces members interested in becoming entrepreneurs. This unique program offers entrepreneurial education and business planning support, access to start-up and growth financing, and specialized business mentoring to those members of Canada’s military who wish to start their own businesses.

July 23 - 25, 2012