Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program

Get Help Starting Your Veteran-Owned Business



Veterans Florida is a non-profit corporation created by the State of Florida to help veterans transition to civilian life. The organization connects veterans to employers and connect employers with grant funds to hire and train veterans while educating veterans on how to open their own businesses in Florida.

Florida Atlantic University is a network partner of Veterans Florida Entrepreneurship Program that offers on-campus instruction and access to local resources such as business leaders and mentors. We encourage veterans to sign up for entrepreneurship courses!








FAU's Veterans Entrepreneurship Program


This entrepreneurship course is an immersive and comprehensive educational program designed for current or future businesses owners. The 8-week program provides Veterans with the knowledge and skills they need for starting and/or growing their businesses. In addition to the in-depth educational program all participants are paired with a successful entrepreneur who provides direct guidance and mentorship throughout the program and beyond.

Registration is open for the Spring 2023! Register HERE.

Thursdays | February 9 - March 30, 2023

6:00 - 9:00pm | Boca Raton Campus


Saturdays | February 4 - March 25, 2023

9am - 12pm | Boca Raton Campus


FAU Veterans Florida Alumni Success Stories


Steve Edwards, founder of PremierVirtual, virtual job fair platfrom continues expansion and success


Governor's Young Entrepreneur Award goes to FAU Veteran Entrepreneurship Program graduate

Veteran Entrepreneur Award

TALLAHASSEE, FL — Boca Raton businessman Logan Skees received the Governor's Young Entrepreneur Award in 2017 as a graduate of the Florida Veterans Entrepreneurship program offered by FAU Adams Center for Entrepreneurship



Contact Us 

Roland Kidwell
Director, Adams Center for Entrepreneurship

Kevin Cox
Assistant Director, Adams Center for Entrepreneurship

Maria Neira
Program Manager, Veterans Program
Cell: +1 (561) 324-6632


Adams Center for Entrepreneurship
777 Glades Road 
DeSantis Pavilion DS-201 
Boca Raton, FL 33431
phone: +1 (561) 297-3654