Veteran Launch is an affiliate of Main Street Launch. Veteran Launch’s mission to to increase the number of successful new veteran businesses and reduce the number of veteran business failures relating to financing. Veteran Launch is now also working to help connect veterans with employers. Learn more at www.veteranlaunch.org.
Veteran Launch’s Yulee Newsome is in the process of developing programming to help transitioning service men and women connect with jobs. This program also helps companies connect with veterans who will bring their expertise and talents to bear in good jobs.
The Veteran unemployment rate is 5.8% and the civilian unemployment rate is 4.7%. Veteran Launch will make sure that all military families have a job offer in hand before transitioning to civilian careers by 2021.
We provide a SaaS platform that enables companies to hire properly sourced and screened veterans. We use curated education tools and peer-to-peer mentoring to make veterans competitive job candidates. We’re starting in the Bay Area and planning to scale over the next several years.