Participants from the Stanford Ignite Post-9/11 Veterans program
Stanford Ignite – Post-9/11 Veterans

Participant Profile

Stanford Ignite is ideally suited for recent veterans with ideas for ventures that they would like to cultivate and refine.

Who Should Attend

  • U.S. post-9/11 veterans are eligible to apply.
  • Those with formal graduate business training (e.g., MBA) or extensive managerial experience to be reviewed on case-by-case basis.
Past Participant Spotlight
Founder, American Women Veterans

This opportunity and experience is unlike any other that exists. This is a world-class entrepreneurship model in an academic program for just veterans. There aren't words to articulate the value of this program, not just to those of us here but to all of those in the future who will be touched by the ripple effect of this group of inspiring men and women.

Past Participant Spotlight
Veteran Leader, Army Special Operations

Ignite is an exceptional program that provides a toolkit for success in the business and entrepreneurial worlds. The people in the program alongside you will be a key piece of your future network, and the opportunity to make connections within the wider Stanford community is priceless.

Past Participant Spotlight
Workforce Analyst, US Coast Guard

There is no transition program out there like it! Stanford Ignite teaches the veteran community how their skill set can be translated into the private sector, what our strengths and weaknesses are, and how to be productive team members in our next ventures.