SDSU Vetrepreneurs

Welcome to the SDSU Vetrepreneurs Page! Our mission is to inspire SDSU Student Veterans to pursue entrepreneurship and join the ZIP Launchpad.

Help spread the word and create the next generation of SDSU Veterprenuers!

Operating as usual

05/10/2019

You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start now from here and change the ending.

05/10/2019

The goal is to motivate and inspire others! Get out of your comfort zone!! Jump, get happy! and tell us if you want to start or join any startup, we will help you.



Timeline photos 04/08/2019

JOB OPPURTUNITIES FOR VETERANS!!!
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Join us Monday April 8th 11:30am-12:30pm SDSU Veterans center in welcoming guest speaker Brad Chisum.
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Brad a Leader and CEO of Launch Factor. Join us in learning about key insight and value in what possibilities and opportunitys there are awaiting in your future at SDSU.
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Timeline photos 03/28/2019

Had a great time speaking with these awesome Vets about our entrprenuership program! 👨‍💻

What's your reason to become a Vetreprenuer?

Let us know below! 🤝
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Photos from SDSU Vetrepreneurs's post 03/26/2019

Introducing our Vetrepreneur of the spring Alec Maddox a four-year
Marine Corps Veteran. During his time in the Marines, Alec spent his
time in infantry undergoing two deployments overseas. Alec is
currently a senior pursuing a degree in Economics while also building
a business to make a global impact in the housing market. Alec has
said that being a veteran in the Zip Launchpad has taught him how to
become a more effective entrepreneur. Upon graduation, Alec plans on
continuing to pursue his dream as an entrepreneur. 📸















@ SDSU - Montezuma Hall

Photos from SDSU Vetrepreneurs's post 03/11/2019

Introducing our Vetrepreneur of the spring Alec Maddox a four-year Marine Corps Veteran. During his time in the Marines, Alec spent his time in infantry undergoing two deployments overseas. Alec is currently a senior pursuing a degree in Economics while also building a business to make a global impact in the housing market. Alec has said that being a veteran in the Zip Launchpad has taught him how to become a more effective entrepreneur. Upon graduation, Alec plans on continuing to pursue his dream as an Entrepreneur.

8 Reasons To Choose A Startup Over A Corporate Job 02/21/2019

Vets check out these reasons why you should be working for startups.

8 Reasons To Choose A Startup Over A Corporate Job Sure, a corporate gig might (initially) pay more than a startup and come with cushy benefits, but there are real, career-defining reasons to heed the siren song of a startup.

Veteran Subscriptions | LinkedIn For Good 02/20/2019

Did you know that as a Veteran you are eligible for a one year premium subscription through LinkedIn. Not only that, but it comes with a year free to LinkedIn learning, where you can learn new skills to help your business take off.

Veteran Subscriptions | LinkedIn For Good As part of LinkedIn for Good's commitment to connect veterans with opportunity, LinkedIn offers U.S. service members and veterans a free one-year Job Seeker Career Premium subscription.

Big Companies Must Embrace Intrapreneurship To Survive 02/05/2019

Many companies are looking for experience as an entrepreneur. The program at ZIP Launchpad is designed to teach you how to become an entrepreneur.

If you don't have an idea yet, you can always check out the opportunities to join teams already in progress

http://ziplaunchpad.sdsu.edu/join-a-team

Check out what Forbes has to say about Intrapreneurship

Big Companies Must Embrace Intrapreneurship To Survive It has been well-documented that big companies typically struggle with innovation.  Once companies get to a certain size, their investors become more conservative, their leaders less entrepreneurial, decisions are managed by consensus and their employees become less willing to stick their neck out ...

02/05/2019

Today we would like to highlight Marine Corps Veteran Fred Smith. After graduating from Yale University, he was commissioned as a Marine Corps Officer, serving two tours in Vietnam. He earned a Bronze Star, Silver Star and Two Purple Hearts. Two years after leaving the Marine Corps he started Federal Express.

"Much of our success reflects what I learned as a Marine."
"The basic principles of leading people are the bedrock of the Corps. I can still recite them from memory, and they are firmly embedded in the FedEx culture."

Learn how to become a Vetrepreneur today at the ZIP Launchpad. Our Spring Application closes on February 10th.

09/25/2018

Veterans have skills and traits that make them great entrepreneurs.

Today, we want to highlight a successful Veteran owned company as an inspiration for Military Veterans to start their own entrepreneurship journey.

This week’s company was founded by Zach Iscol who served as the first officer in charge of Recruiting, Screening, Assessment, and Selection (RSAS) for the US Marine Corps Forces - Special Operations Command.

Hire purpose provides technology enabled hiring solutions, talent search, and job marketing for employers to hire top military talent. They also provide career coaching and guidance to transitioning service members free of charge.

Visit their website: https://www.hirepurpose.com/

09/21/2018

Calling all SDSU Student Veterans! Come learn about Veterans in Business. Food will be provided. Meet other Veterans and how you can turn your idea into a reality!

ZIP Launchpad Veteran Liaison, Andrew Adrian will go over business etiquette,why Veterans make great business leaders, how to hone in on your business idea and the benefits of the ZIP Launchpad in the Entrepreneur Center.

09/19/2018

Veterans have skills and traits that make them great entrepreneurs.

Today, we want to highlight a successful Veteran owned company as an inspiration for Military Veterans to start their own entrepreneurship journey.

This week’s company was founded by veterans Zach Scheel and Drew DeWalt.

Rhumbix replaces the Foreman’s notepad with a smartphone app that collects a variety of information in real-time: timecards, installed quantities, delays, safety hazards, etc. This information is immediately viewable through their web portal by project administrators and field supervision, and is fed into their labor productivity platform, which provides visibility into budget vs. actual performance on a daily basis.

Check out their website for more information: https://rhumbix.com/

09/12/2018

Veterans in Business & Resources Workshop!!!!!!

Come learn about resources for Student Veterans, how to make a business plan and more!

ZIP Launchpad Veteran Liaison, Andrew Adrian will go over in detail how to create an effective business plan, known resources for Student Veterans and how to apply to the ZIP Launchpad at no cost in the Entrepreneur Center on SDSU.

Food will be provided. Meet other Veterans and how you can turn your idea into a reality!

When & Where:

Friday Sep 14th at 12pm - 1pm in the Bunker / Veteran Center SDSU

09/08/2018

Veterans are 45% more likely to be self-employed than non-veterans.

09/07/2018

Participate in the SDSU Shark Tank Quick Pitch competition. The next event is on September 13th at 1pm!

09/05/2018

Here is your chance to learn a new skill! Attend the 3D Printing Workshop on September 10th. It is free and food will be provided!

StreetShares | Business Loans, Lines of Credit, Factoring and Investing 08/31/2018

Happy Friday! Every week we want to share with you resources that are available for veterans who want to start a business.

Shreetshares is an online financing marketplace built and run by veterans for veterans with small businesses. This platform connects veteran entrepreneurs with the right investors who can provide financing for their small businesses.

Visit their website for more information: www.streetshares.com

StreetShares | Business Loans, Lines of Credit, Factoring and Investing

08/31/2018

Pitch your business idea to a panel of judges and other students. Student veterans are in high demand. Utilize the skills you learned in the military! September 5th 7-8:30pm.

08/29/2018

In the last 10 years, business-ownership has increased for women, minority and Hispanic veterans!

Patriotism + snark = Grunt Style = $100 million-plus 08/29/2018

Veterans have skills and traits that make them great entrepreneurs.

Today, we want to highlight a successful Veteran owned company as an inspiration for Military Veterans to start their own entrepreneurship journey.

This week’s company was founded by former army drill sergeant Dan Alarik who had tours of duty in Bosnia and Kosovo.

As stated on their site " With nearly 400 US Veterans and Patriots, our mission is to deliver the highest quality, most Patriotic apparel on the planet, straight to your front door. Backed by our unbeatable lifetime guarantee, you will always be blown away by our products, our service, and our ability to America! "

Grunt Style is on track to do $100+ million this year. A true illustration of hard work, perseverance and utilizing skills learned in the military.

Thank you for the inspiration!

Grunt Style Outdoors Daniel Alarik Timothy Jensen

http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20180510/ISSUE01/180519999/grunt-style-s-alarik-creates-t-shirt-empire-based-on-patriotism-snark

Patriotism + snark = Grunt Style = $100 million-plus Grunt Style cranks out T-shirts whose slogans are designed to evoke patriotism as well as the brash snarkiness of military culture. Sales are on track to double this year.

08/27/2018

Come enjoy some breakfast and learn about Veterans in Business from SDSU's ZIP Launchpad Veteran Liaison Andrew Adrian.

Meet us on August 29th at 10am at the Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center at SDSU.

**will be in the back in the Bunker (a.k.a. the Joan and Art Barron Veterans Center lounge)**

Timeline photos 08/27/2018

Make sure to check out the SVO today! If you are a Student Veteran at SDSU, the SVO is for YOU! Amazing group of Student Veterans! Student Veteran Organization at San Diego State University

Come see us at the SDSU Kickoff Bash & Involvement Expo!! Learn what the Student Veteran Organization is all about!!

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