1836 makes direct investments in veteran run businesses. We are focused on building great companies rather than meeting an arbitrary timeline. We provide flexible, patient capital aligned with the needs of the business.
At 1836 we share your military background and values. We have walked down many of the business paths you might be contemplating. We know that your military background, drive, character and leadership skills give you an edge in business. Let us help you capitalize on the opportunities in front of you. Contact us about working together to build a great company.
Military veterans represent a competitive advantage
They are a unique class of citizens whose experience, leadership ability, skill set, work ethic and character driv performance in the companies for which they work.
Veterans make excellent entrepreneurs
They are strong leaders, risk seeking, comfortable operating with incomplete information, and capable of high performance in chaotic, rapidly changing environments.
Veteran entrepreneurs need help
Aspiring veteran business owners possess the hard to come by raw ingredients for success but often lack other important assets including a strong local network, access to capital, mentorship and experienced legal, financial and operations resources.