Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Whether you're an aspiring entrepreneur or ready to take your existing business to the next level, the Florida Atlantic Adams Center for Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneur Boot Camp is for you.

Wednesdays | September 25 - November 13, 2024
12:00 - 2:20pm | FAU Boca Raton Campus


Students: FREE!

Florida Atlantic Faculty/Staff/Alumni ($150)

Community ($300)



Upon completion of the Boot Camp, you will be prepared to enter the prestigious Florida Atlantic Business Pitch Competition or the Tech Runway Venture Program and compete to fund your business.


Through 20 contact hours, Entrepreneur Boot Camp students learn:

  • How to deliver value to your customer.
  • How to validate an effective business model.
  • How to create an effective business pitch.
  • How to pitch a plan to investors.
  • How to determine sales methods and how to project sales revenues and expenses.
  • How to find seed funding for your new venture.
  • How to enter the prestigious Florida Atlantic Business Pitch Competition and compete for seed funding

In addition, Entrepreneur Boot Camp students will:

  • Discover the most effective research tools available, from using databases in researching competition to understanding customer segments.
  • Learn how to create a valuable marketing plan.
  • Learn how to gain investor attention from family and friends, crowdsourcing, SBA, and institutional funding.

Course Overview

  • Entrepreneur Boot Camp is made up of eight sessions.
  • All participants will receive a certificate upon satisfactory completion of all sessions as well as assignments and class discussions. To receive the certificate, unexcused class absences must not exceed two (2) sessions and participants must be on time.


Check out success stories from previous entrepreneurship boot camp students!   SUCCESS STORIES


Kevin Cox Boot Camp Instructor

Kevin Cox has a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from Florida Atlantic University’s College of Business. Prior to pursuing his Ph.D., Kevin received his degree in Management, with minor in Entrepreneurship as well as a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship from the University of Florida. Currently, he serves as the Director for the Adams Center for Entrepreneurship at Florida Atlantic, Entrepreneurship instructor for Management Programs as well as the new venture accelerator at Florida Atlantic’s Tech Runway, instructor for Florida Atlantic’s entrepreneurship bootcamp, and manager/instructor for the Florida Atlantic Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program. To date Kevin has taught, mentored, and worked with hundreds of startups providing expert advice and consultation support the survival, growth, and performance of these early stage businesses. He has also published many research papers and book chapters, as well as dozens of conference papers on entrepreneurship.


Adams Center for Entrepreneurship | Contact Us

Tel: +1 561-297-3653 | adamscenter@fau.edu

Kevin Cox, Ph.D., Director
Email: kcox24@fau.edu

Jennifer Granger, Coordinator
Email: jlgranger@fau.edu