Applications Open on Veterans Day, November 11th, 2018
Join the largest veteran-focused business competition in the country.
Veterans with early-stage businesses or existing businesses seeking growth capital are encouraged to be part of the 5th annual Veterans Business Battle.
It’s our goal to inspire our country's military veterans to take their proven leadership skills into the business world by stimulating entrepreneurship and helping to launch and grow veteran-owned businesses.
We serve as a forum to connect veterans with investors, advisers and resources. It's our goal to lead as many veteran-owned businesses to success as possible.
In its first four years, more than $2.5 million of investment offers have been extended to finalists.
Submit a business plan by March 1st. Finalists will be invited to pitch their business plan to investors and judges during the competition April 13-14, 2018 at Rice University in Houston.
The winning entries will receive offers for capital investment from investment groups and individuals that have partnered with for this event. Past investors included Main Street Capital, Amegy Bank, the Houston Angel Network and an investment group specially formed for the competition made up of successful Houston entrepreneurs. In addition, winning entries will receive mentoring and strategic advisers from a diverse and valuable pool of leaders in the Houston entrepreneurship community.