Building Companies with Brad Harrison

Brad Harrison; Veteran On the Move

This week Joe is joined by Army Veteran, entrepreneur, and business development executive Brad Harrison. Influenced by his father, Brad started his entrepreneurial journey at a young age and has maintained his passion for building businesses ever since. He attended West Point and served as an Army Infantry Officer prior to transitioning to the civilian sector. Brad discusses his transition experience and common challenges faced by Veterans as they enter the workforce and where to find help. Brad also shares the story behind Scout Ventures and Veteran businesses that are a part of their portfolio. Listen today to learn more about the value of mentorship, questions to ask when looking for the right job, and the importance of engaging with your Veteran community. Learn more about Scout Ventures here



About Our Guest 

Brad is an entrepreneur and seasoned business development executive with a passion for building companies and pushing the envelope of technological innovation. He has successfully helped incubate several companies out of the Scout office, including Scout’s most successful investment to date, Unite US, PortfolioWatch (exited), and Assurely. Brad also has deep experience developing concepts, including co-authoring three patents in search, geo-tagging, and personalization. Brad was a distinguished honor graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served as an Airborne Ranger in the United States Army for five years before retiring as Captain. He also graduated from MIT Sloan School of Management, where he studied New Product and Venture Development. While attending MIT, Brad was fortunate enough to work with Endeca Technologies and PureTech Ventures to help launch a joint MIT-Harvard incubator. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife Angie and their son, Elvis, their daughter, Scout, and Team Harrisons trusty bernedoodle, Ziggy.



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Veteran On the Move podcast has published over 445 episodes. Our listeners have the opportunity to hear in-depth interviews conducted by host Joe Crane. The podcast features people, programs, and resources to assist veterans in their transition to entrepreneurship.  As a result, Veteran On the Move has over 7,000,000 verified downloads through Stitcher Radio, SoundCloud, iTunes and RSS Feed Syndication making it one of the most popular Military Entrepreneur Shows on the Internet Today.


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