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.

Inaugural Meeting of Veteran Business Owners

Inaugural Meeting of
Veteran Business Owners

SATURDAY, MAY 15, 2021 at 10 AM AZ (Online Zoom Meeting)

This gathering of veteran businesses is being facilitated by Christopher Bridgewater, an Army veteran entrepreneur who has successfully started and sold a business, and Armando Ojeda, an Air Force Veteran, small business owner, and Chair of the SCORE Southern Arizona Chapter.

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Recorded Webinar

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

Recorded Webinar

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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Infographic

Infographic: Veteran-owned Small Business Trends

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

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

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

July 2, 2019,

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!

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How Diverse Is Your Workforce?

January 22, 2019,

So how well are small business owners doing at diversifying their workforces? Maybe not as well as they think.

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