Frequently Asked Questions

Frequent Questions

Who can enroll? 

Military-connected individuals (current/former) and/or family members

Is some college or a college degree required? 


Is there an age requirement? 

Minimum age is 18. 

How much does it cost? 

It's free, but the application process is competitive, and not all applicants may be admitted. 

Do I have to attend the Boot Camp to qualify for the CO. STARTERS course and Pitch event? 


Where will the program be held? 

Grand Valley State University, downtown Grand Rapids campus. Maps and parking passes will be provided. 

What is the dress code? 

Dress is casual/business casual. You will be meeting with potential funder/investors quite frequently, if not at every session. 

What will we eat? 

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the Boot Camp, and dinner provided at the CO. STARTERS program. Dietary accommodations can be made.

Who can I contact with questions? 

Julie Cowie, MVE-Lap Project Manager, (269) 214-1227


Page last modified May 17, 2018