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  • 15-Dec-2017

23rd Veteran


Provide the most complete and successful transition for veterans leaving the military and those who were never properly transitioned. Our transition must increase happiness, quality of life, and to do it in a manner that motivates veterans to make the choice to commit.

23V Recon is our "Reconditioning" program impacting veterans and civilians. We utilize brain science, combined with camaraderie and positive psychology to create a mindset that is far more successful in the civilian world. This is a groundbreaking approach on serving veterans with traumatic experiences, and early results have been extremely successful.

The best way to gain an understanding is watch our 7 minute promotional video here:



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Additional Questions

Who is your customer?

Military members and veterans. They must have experienced something traumatic in their military service. People and organizations that like to help veterans.

What problem does this idea/product solve or what market need does it serve?

Reduces negative symptoms of PTSD. We provide a 14 week transition program to develop mindset that is success in the civilian world, and retrain our brain to relate negative triggers to new positive events.

What attributes will make this idea/product successful? Why do you believe that those features will create success?

It's original, innovative, scientifically based, and has shown amazing results. Our playbook allows this program to be easily duplicated and scaled nationwide.

Explain how you (your team) will execute to make this idea/product successful? What gives you (your team) an advantage over others already in the market or new to this market?

Keeping our systems clear and simple so volunteers can easily learn and execute them. Leading our high-level volunteers and board members to maintain the mindset that this is a professional and national organization. It’s easy and common for volunteers to limit a nonprofit’s success by treating the business like a personally-financed hobby rather than a corporation. Developing our programs and fundraisers in a scalable manner. Our programs must easily be expanded to new cities to provide this amazing service to our struggling veterans nationwide. Our leadership focuses on becoming more effective leaders. Leadership is the most important part of running a successful team.