Veteran business owners play a significant role in the US economy.

In 2016, the US Census Bureau reported that veterans own a whopping 7.5% of small businesses in the US – that’s 405,235 businesses out of 5.4 million nationwide! The best part is that not only do these brave entrepreneurs have an incredible drive to pursue their dreams, but there are also dozens of local, state and federal programs to help them do it. SCORE  has compiled resources that will help veterans start or grow their businesses.

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From Veteran to Entrepreneur - Steps to Start and Find Funding

This educational webinar will provide actionable step-by-step guidance on starting a business and filing proper documents to gain funds. Read more

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Business Help for Veterans from Facebook and SCORE

SCORE is proud to partner with Facebook to support veterans start and grow their small businesses. Learn more, and find your mentor today. Read more

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Funding Options for Veteran Entrepreneurs

SCORE mentor and Vietnam veteran Walter Abbott explains how veterans and their spouses can secure funding that will be best for their businesses. Read more

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Mutt's Sauce Small Business Journey

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While serving in the US Air Force, Charlie “Mutt” Ferrell, Jr. was known for his homemade, all-purpose sauce. Decades later, his granddaughter Charlynda founded Mutt’s Sauce to... Read more

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8 Resources To Help Veteran Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

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July 1, 2021,

To help veteran entrepreneurs flourish in business, we asked business professionals and CEOs this question for their best advice.

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7 Great Side Business Ideas for Veterans

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May 26, 2021,

The skills veterans build in the military make them perfect for entrepreneurship upon return to civilian life. Explore 7 excellent side business ideas for veterans.

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Infographic: Veteran-owned Small Business Trends

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SCORE’s latest infographic highlights the strengths of veteran small business owners and the challenges they face. Read more

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Best Funding Sources for Veteran Entrepreneurs

Article Language: English
July 25, 2019,

According to the SBA, one in four post-9/11 veterans wants to start their own business. Here are the top funding sources for veteran entrepreneurs.

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Entrepreneurship Resources for Veterans

Article Language: English
July 14, 2019,

2.5 million military veterans own businesses. Are you a veteran who owns a business or hopes to start one in the near future?

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Tools for Veteran Entrepreneurs

Article Language: English
July 2, 2019,

The US Census Bureau reported that veterans own a whopping 7.5% of small businesses in the US – that’s 405,235 businesses out of 5.4 million nationwide!

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Veterans Helping Veterans: When Business Is a Labor of Love

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October 23, 2018,

Read these three stories of veterans who launched entrepreneurial companies to help other veterans successfully transition back to civilian life.

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