Date

Nov. 7, 2021

Location

19959 Holzwarth Rd. Spring, TX

Speakers

Professional Speakers

ABOUT THE EVENT / Come and learn, leave EMPOWERED

In 2019, we gathered 50+ Vetpreneurs in Washington D.C. and held our Business Accelerator in partnership with the Military Influencers Conference. A transformative half-day event that blew the socks off everyone who attended.

Well, we’re doing it again and this time it’s a full-blown event.

The Humble Alpha Veteran Empowerment is teaming up with the Synergy Learning Institute and the StreetShares Foundation to help Veterans level up their business and to bring back the camaraderie we all know and love.

The StreetShares Foundation brings it’s famous $50,000 Military Entrepreneur Challenge. This award is sponsored by Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream initiative and Holland & Knight law firm.

Synergy Learning Institute is also sponsoring $34,000 in academic courses.

Steven and Lane

HAVE

5 W’s:

Who: Veterans, Veteran Entrepreneurs & Veteran Supporters

What: Gathering together to support, collaborate and elevate Veteran-owned businesses, as well as to expand awareness of Veteran Healing modalities

When:

6 Nov – She Talks (separate purchase) to empower women
7 Nov – HAVE Business Accelerator + StreetShares $50,000 Military Entrepreneur Challenge
8 Nov – HAVE Healing Symposium (all free to attend)

Where: Houston, TX

Why: To give Veterans the tools to thrive in life and in business, so they elevate themselves, their family, their business and their communities

On 7 November 2021, we’ll be in Houston, TX and ready to help you in your business. We’ll have our famous Business Accelerator, mastermind sessions with world-class entrepreneurs and business owners, networking, book signing and a special panel discussing the leadership paradigm shift that is happening right now. Plus a VIP dinner in the evening for even more connection and live music! Can’t forget Quality of Life!

If you’re a struggling business owner needing real support and concrete actionable steps to take your business to the next level of success, this is the event is for you.

If you’re an experienced business owner and looking to pioneer the next level of leadership in the business world, this is the event for you. Yes, bold claim and we are backing it up.

When we gathered in 2019, many of the those attended had been active in the Tribe for years, yet never met each other in person. Many people were finally able to put a name to face, and the in-person connections were beyond great.

The true camaraderie spirit was moving and everyone enjoyed it. Oh, and everyone got exactly what they needed in the business (and so much more).

Here’s what you get (but not limited to):

  • Your business questions answered (finally)
  • Actionable steps to take in your business (and life)
  • Clarity moving forward in life and business
  • Camaraderie that you’ve been looking for
  • Support from those who are on the path with you
  • Connect with those you’ve only met online
  • A chance to win cash, legal advice and certified education

Sounds like a no-brainer to us. Get your ticket and be sure you have at least 5 people you want to meet in person (invite them). Check the Eventbrite page to get purchase your ticket.

This is going to be an incredible event. Lots of awesome connections, great people and most importantly, you’re growing your business to the next level.

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Recommended Hotel

Courtyard Houston Springwoods Village

22742 Holzwarth Rd. Spring, TX

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StreetShares Big check

Pitch competition at the 2019 Military Influencers Conference in Washington, DC. Photo credit to Trish Alegre-Smith for Military Influencer Conference (2019)

THE MILITARY ENTREPRENEUR CHALLENGE

The StreetShares Foundation presents the Military Entrepreneur Challenge in partnership with the Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream program.

The StreetShares Foundation is committed to creating access to capital opportunities for military veteran and military spouses entrepreneurs who are looking to start or grow a business venture. This award is designed to boost small business owners who are creating a social impact in their community. We’re here to support you. Help us tell your story. Submit your application today.

  • Qualified applicants will submit an application for the Military Entrepreneur Challenge by filming a simple pitch video and filling out the form on the application page.

  • The StreetShares Foundation will select 8-15 finalists

  • Finalists are featured on the Foundation website for public vote

  • The three entrepreneurs with the highest vote count are required to pitch their business live at the Humble Alpha Veteran Empowerment event on November 7, 2021.

  • The non-profit or business entity will also be evaluated on its positive social, community, educational, military-transition, veterans’ employment, health & wellness, or veterans’ mental health/spiritual impact on the American military and veteran community in addition to or in conjunction with the business or nonprofit functions.

Your application will be evaluated on the following:

  1. Social impact on the military community

  2. Personal story and business idea/potential

  3. What customer need are you filling (product/market fit)

  4. Your team and company history

  5. How you plan to use the award and the potential impact

AWARDS

1ST PLACE: $15,000

2ND PLACE: $6,000

3RD PLACE: $4,000

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Holland & Knight LLP is awarding the 1st place winner an in-kind donation of $25,000 of pro bono legal services

Synergy Learning Institute is providing each finalist a $1,000 scholarship to the Synergy Learning Institute to be used on courses of their choosing. The 1st place grant recipient will receive a $10,000 scholarship, 2nd place will receive $5,000 and 3rd place will receive $3,000.

Finalists will receive a free ticket to the SheTalks and Humble Alpha Veteran Empowerment event in Houston, TX on November 7, 2021.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Applicant must be a veteran, reserve or transitioning active duty member of any of the United States Armed Forces, a spouse of a military member or the child or immediately family member of a Military Member who died on active duty (i.e., a “Gold Star” family member)

  • Applicant must be a U.S. person and at least 21 years old.

  • Applicants must own at least 51% of the business entity described in the application. Business entities, as defined in these rules, include sole proprietorships, legally incorporated LLCs, S-Corps or C-Corps (or formal partnerships) created under the laws of any U.S. jurisdiction. If the Entrant is applying in conjunction with a nonprofit organization, the Entrant must be the organization’s senior executive director or equivalent in order to be eligible for the grant.

  • The grant funding awarded is approved for veterans and military spouses who are low-income or otherwise lack financial means and have a goal to start or grow an early-stage business or nonprofit venture.

  • The non-profit or business entity will also be evaluated on its positive social, community, educational, military-transition, veterans’ employment, health & wellness, or veterans’ mental health/spiritual impact on the American military and veterans community in addition to or in conjunction with the business or nonprofit functions.

  • Entrants must create a short video of 2 minutes or less in duration in which the entrant will introduce their business and/or product and pitch the StreetShares Foundation as to why they should be selected for the award by discussing the vision of their firm, goals and the impact and/or anticipated use of the prize if chosen as the grant recipient. Applications without a video will not be evaluated.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

DEADLINES

Submit your application by midnight ET on October 12, 2021. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be evaluated.

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Submit Your Application HERE!

Conference Schedule / dont forget it

  • 9:00 am – 9:30 am: Opening remarks

  • 9:30 am – 10:00 pm: Keynote – Daniel Alarik

  • 15 min break

  • 10:15 am – 12:15 pm: Speech Coaching / Masterminds

  • 12:15 – 1:30 pm: Break + Lunch

  • 1:30 – 2:00 pm: Keynote – Ron Lynch

  • 2:00-3:30 pm – Pitch Contest

  • 3:45 – 4:30 pm – Leadership panel (Steven/Lane); Closing remarks

  • 4:30 – 6:00 pm – Reception / Sam Adams sponsored

  • 7-10:00 pm: VIP (speakers/coaches/sponsors/pitch top 3/pitch judges) with live music by Jessica Meuse

Limited tickets (25 only) are available.
Want extra time with our VIPs? Grab your limited VIP ticket and get dinner, networking, and a concert with Jessica Meuse. Will be at a separate location. Location TBA
Sign up and purchase your tickets when you register.

Event Speakers

Dr. Julie Ducharme

President of Synergy Learning Institute and CEO of JD Consulting Solutions

Dr. Karen Walker – Lt. Colonel, USMCR – Empowerment Team

Organizational Psychologist, Executive Consultant, Author

Lane Belone

Co-Founder of QOL Enterprises

Steven Kuhn

Best Selling Author, Speaker, Coach

Randy Rozzell

Retired Navy Seal, Firefighter, Entrepreneur

Michelle Gardner-Ince

Speaker, Consultant, Veteran

Ron Lynch

Founder at Intellihelp Global, Direct response television producer, screenwriter, director, inventor, author, investor and philanthropist.

Joel Stewart

Franchising Expert

Dean Bundschu

Executive Advisor –CultureIndex

Mark Rockefeller

Entrepreneur, Military Community Advocate, and Speaker

Andy Nelson

Partner at Fortis Law

Dr. Tiffany Tajiri

Clinical Psychologist, Author of Peace After Combat

Amilya Antonetti

CEO, Strategist & Human Behavior Genius

Daniel Alarik

Acting Executive Director | StreetShares Foundation, Inc.

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Event Price list / Get them before they're gone.

General Admission

$200

Keynote presentations

Empowerment Speakers

Mastermind groups

Swag Bag

Military/Veteran Admission

$175

Keynote presentations

Empowerment Speakers

Mastermind groups

Swag Bag

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