The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur:
The Canadian Forces to small business transition program
Are you a transitioning Canadian Forces member interested in starting your own business? If so, the Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur wants YOU!
The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur is a national program for transitioning Canadian Forces members interested in realizing their dreams of entrepreneurship. This uniquely Canadian program offers the men and women who have bravely served our country the education, financing and mentoring needed to start and sustain their own successful business.
This Prince’s Charities Canada program builds on the strengths of two key partners, the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) and Enactus Memorial at Memorial University of Newfoundland, and is supported by the Department of National Defence and Veterans Affairs Canada. Sponsors include the Government of Canada, the True Patriot Love Foundation and The Queen’s Silver Jubilee Trust.
The Prince’s Operation Entrepreneur provides:
- Entrepreneurial education and business plan support
- Start-up and growth financing
- Specialized business mentoring
- “Based in Business” boot camp - Applications open until May 26.
- Networking and community support
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“It’s reassuring that there is life after 32 years with the military and that with hard work and endurance anything is possible. With all the support I have already received, and the support that I know is available to me, I feel confident about my future.”
“The possibility to transfer our military experience into entrepreneurship is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”
“My impending retirement from Her Majesty’s Canadian Forces and a fresh life and career in the civilian world is now met with excitement and not the fear of the unknown.”
|Government of Canada: Department of National Defence (DND) and Veteran’s Affairs Canada (VAC)|
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