Skilled Veterans. Confident Entrepreneurs.

Empowering Entrepreneurs
Operation Entrepreneur is a national program for transitioning Canadian Armed Forces members interested in starting their own business. We offer the education, tools and resources needed to succeed as an entrepreneur.

One-day workshops

Introduction to Entrepreneurship is designed especially for transitioning and still-serving members, veterans and spouses.
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Seven-day boot camps

An award-winning intensive business boot camp designed for transitioning military personnel who already have a business idea and ready to make it happen.
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The mentoring program matches veteran business owners with experienced entrepreneurs and industry professionals.
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Ongoing support

Program participants have access to free resources and opportunities to network with and learn from experts.
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Some of our graduates
HERO Dog Treats

"The Boot Camp provided me the confidence and the tools to narrow my vision into laser focus, with the support of professors and business leaders." 

Leendert Bolle
16 years, Sergeant in the Special Forces
Owner, HERO Dog Treats 
Elite Training Programs

"The biggest thing I took away from the boot camp was the ability to talk about my challenges to a group of fellow entrepreneurs who were able to provide insightful and honest feedback."

Wes Kennedy
8 Years, Special Forces
Owner, Elite Training Programs 
Quality Pro Painting

"The knowledge, encouragement and support I found from the Prince’s Charities was invaluable. They were very motivated to help us succeed in taking the next steps in our business."

Matt Dittburner
4 years, Corporal
Owner, Quality Pro Painting
Protocol Limousines

"Boot camp was the perfect opportunity to discuss my business project with people that have been through all the steps in starting a successful business."

Tommy Allaire
8 years, Corporal
Owner, Protocol Limousines 
Magnus Protection and Security

"Boot Camp was an incredible opportunity, which provided much-needed focus. In the CAF we are adept at problem solving, setting and achieving goals and all the while staying true to our core values."

Mike Daignault
14 years, Master Corporal in the Special Forces
Owner, Magnus Protection and Security
Technologies Quebec

"Boot camp gave me tools that I was looking for but was unable to find before. It gave me these experiences for free and helped me start my business"

Jonathan Trudel
6 years, Private
Owner, Technologies Quebec