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We are excited to announce the next Patriot Boot Camp (PBC):

Wisconsin Patriot Boot Camp presented by Techstars. (Apply here!)

The event will be held in Madison, WI from September 26th – 28th, 2014.

For those of you not familiar with PBC, it is a 3-day program focused on our nations’ veterans and their families, intended to be the catalyst to spark a company, find a co-founder, or connect with a business mentor. PBC leverages the Techstars network to provide entrepreneurial education and mentoring that helps participants solidify a business idea, improve their fundraising pitch, and demonstrate progress along their entrepreneurial and employment path. The program was launched in 2012, and it has supported more than 225 Veterans entrepreneurs to date.

The Wisconsin Event is part of the evolution of PBC.  We are expanding from our previous, annual events in Washington, DC (2012 & 2013) and New York City (2014) to regional events led by our alumni, military veteran entrepreneurs, and local business leaders. This move is our first step toward making Patriot Boot Camp available and accessible to more Veteran entrepreneurs.

The Wisconsin Patriot Boot Camp will be the first program organized and led by PBC alumni, partnering with local military veteran entrepreneurs, and other Wisconsin business leaders and sponsors.

Applications for PBC are now open to veterans, active service members and/or their spouses or direct family members. If you qualify, please consider applying. If you know any candidates for the program, please encourage them to apply. Applications are accepted and approved on a rolling admissions basis. The application deadline for an early-decision is Friday, August 29th and the primary deadline for applications is Friday, September 5th, 2014.

I am confident great work will be accomplished at Wisconsin Patriot Boot Camp! Please help us spread the word. Click here to tweet: http://ctt.ec/7a4tS

Taylor McLemore

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    I am a Veteran and the founder of BuckGet.com . I applied for Techstars New York for the Fall 2015 program at the advice of Paul Gregory, who asked me to contact Taylor McLemore for further assistance regarding the Patriot Boot Camp in New York.

    My brother and sister work for Yahoo and Amazon in New York City, so I would be staying 9 minutes away at my brother or sisters place in Greenwich village near Google NYC. It would be perfect, and I could really use the support from techstars, Patriot Boot Camp and my brother and sister.

    I tried to log in to f6s today and I was locked out. I tried to log in, reset my password and start a new account several times. My post on the main message thread for Techstars was deleted.

    Was my application for techstars deleted? Is there another way to apply or reinstate my f6s account? What can I do? When is the next Patriot Boot Camp in NYC? I have so many questions… please call me as soon as possible 724-840-2654 .

    Thank you,
    Veteran Founder of BuckGet.com