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The Veterans Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship (VIBE) provides an applied training environment that supports military veterans’ entrepreneurial aspirations and promotes their understanding of the modern startup life cycle.


The future of VIBE is to be world class training environment that is Veteran friendly, embraces and encourages aspiring entrepreneurs from the University’s ecosystem to collaborate and help develop the local and world economy.


VIBE offers weekly workshops for veterans, students, and the local public to network with other entrepreneurs and locate resources in order to begin their start-up businesses.



The VIBE's Business Plan Competition is the pinnacle event for the Veterans Incubator for Better Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington Tacoma.



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Contact Us

Tioga Library Building (TLB) 307A
1907 Jefferson Ave. Tacoma, WA. 98402
Office hours: Mon-Thurs 9a.m. - 5p.m. OR Fridays: by appointment
(253) 692-5813



In Good Company

From left to right, Bantay and Di Giorgio smiling at the Salute to Service game football game between UW and Stanford in November 2018.
July 2, 2021
Recent grads Thomas Di Giorgio and Jeffrey Bantay developed a friendship while students at Tacoma Community College that carried them through UW Tacom...
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