Veterans Business Incubator

Recognizing Sacrifice

We know that your service meant sacrifice. SCF created the Veterans Business Incubator (VBI) to help recognize that professional and personal sacrifice. We provide the resources, expertise and mentors you’ll need to launch and grow your business.

  • Cohort 20-01 completed successfully Dec. 2020
  • Details for the next cohort are TBD – please sign up for notifications.

One quarter of active duty military personnel want to start their own business. Less than 5% do. We're here to bridge that gap.

Affiliate Network

The below examples represent successful former participants of our director’s programs. They’ve all volunteered to help the SCF VBI startups.

These stellar examples have all helped each other and have built and grown successful businesses. They are part of the wider veteran entrepreneur community and we are proud to have them on board.

Jackson Dalton

Jackson Dalton, MPH, CSP

Founder and President
Black Box Safety Logo

Black Box Safety specializes in workplace injury prevention. They provide site and organizational risk analysis, custom risk mitigation plans and they distribute high quality personal safety equipment and apparel.

Jackson is a retired Marine with a Master’s in Public Health (MPH) and a BA in Business Management. He has been recognized by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Construction Health and Safety Technician (CHST).

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Bruce Long

Founder & CEO
Perfecto Logo

Perfecto Coffee supplies coffee and kiosks using a patented automated barista process. They provide customizable coffee drinks with premium roasted beans, fresh milk, and quality gourmet syrups that are ready-made in under a minute. Every Perfecto Coffee customer is guaranteed a delicious cup of coffee, just the way they like it.

Bruce Long is the founder and a 15-year active duty USMC veteran.

Sinuhe Montoya bio photo

Sinuhe Montoya

Drone Quote logo

DroneQuote is an online marketplace helping customers find the best solution for solar and roofing systems. The company uses drone technology to help ensure accuracy, increase accuracy and protect property.

Sinuhe Montoya spent several years in the solar & roofing industry and us a US Army veteran.

Jaden Risner

Jaden Risner

Co-Founder & CEO
Family Proud logo

Family Proud is a care management tool that connects patients and families to critical community and resources during a time of need.

Jaden is a graduate of the Naval Academy, UCSD MBA, and Naval Aviator for over 12 years.

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Ty Smith

Founder & CEO
CommSafe.AI Logo

CommSafe AI is a technology company that specializes in conflict and violence prevention. They deliver threat & vulnerability assessments, emergency operations plans and workplace security programs for corporations, insurance companies, biotechnology firms, hospitals, schools & more.

Ty Smith is the Founder and CEO. He is a retired United States Navy SEAL Senior Chief Petty Officer.