veterans

Patriot Boot Camp wants to turn soldiers into entrepreneurs

From the earliest moments of boot camp, budding soldiers learn about entrepreneurship. They learn how to operate in unknown terrain, how to listen to signals and, perhaps most importantly, how to make

Military social network wants you to hire a vet for your next tech opening

Veteran-focused social platform Sandboxx wants to pair its community members with experts who can ease their transition back into the workforce — and hopefully even land them a job. Global firm Be

Amazon is creating an apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs

Amazon and the U.S. Department of Labor have signed an agreement to create a registered apprenticeship program to train veterans for tech jobs at the online retail giant, the DOL announced today. Thr

AWS moves into IT training and job placement with re:Start, a UK cloud skills program

Amazon’s cloud storage business AWS has been gradually expanding into a range of cloud services for people not to simply host their business or app with AWS, but to use the platform for produc

Former TechShop CEO Mark Hatch joins Network Society Ventures as General Partner

Early-stage venture firm Network Society Ventures has snagged TechShop’s former CEO and co-founder Mark Hatch as general partner. Hatch is recognized as a pioneer of the maker movement, is a cu

VetTechTrek is creating an e-learning platform to help veterans build careers in the tech industry

VetTechTrek is a nonprofit founded last year with the goal of helping military veterans network with the technology industry. Over the last 12 months they have worked toward this goal by hosting mu

Celebrate Veterans Day With These 13 Veteran-Founded Startups

In honor of Veterans Day, we’ve put together a group of up-and-coming startups that were all founded by veterans. While the companies range from non-profits to mobile apps, all have founders t

Apple Pay Coming To Federal Institutions Starting In September

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at the White House summit on cybersecurity and personal privacy today, where he announced that Apple Pay will be available starting in September as a payment method for U.S. f

Google Launches “VetNet” To Help Military Veterans Re-Enter The Civilian Life, With Google+ As The “Plumbing”

For the men and women that serve our country, coming back from that life isn't easy. I don't have experience with it, but do know many veterans who are going through that. Today, Google <a target="

Iraq Veterans Launch RallyPoint: A LinkedIn For The Military (And Life After)

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.bls.gov/news.release/vet.nr0.htm">According to The Bureau of Labor Statistics</a>, while the unemployment rate among U.S. veterans has dropped to 8.3 percent, it st

Vets In Tech Holds Hackathon In SF This Weekend

A <a target="_blank" href="http://www.vetsintech.co/hackathon/">hackathon</a> this Veteran's Day weekend in San Francisco is looking for a few good men and women. It's sponsored by <a target="_blank"