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BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT: Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business

October 21, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm CDT


Veterans of all eras, Service members (including National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses are eligible to enroll in classes. 

Topics that will be discussed are:

     – Opportunity Recognition

     – Market Research

     – Economics of a Small Business

     – Legal Classification / Choosing your small business entity

     – Financing your small business venture

     – Business Planning

Registration Required:  Please do not register on this site, to register for free go to:  https://sbavets.force.com see registration instructions below.

Owning a Veteran-Owned Small Business

Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot.

About Boots to Business Reboot

Boots to Business Reboot is a free two step training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to Veterans of all areas, Servicemembers (including members of the National Guard and Reserves) and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners who are skilled business advisors.

Step two is an eight-week online Foundations of Entrepreneurship course instructed by a consortium of professors and practitioners led by Mississippi State University.

Registration is Required at: https://sbavets.force.com

This program is available free of charge to veterans and their spouses. Space is limited and registration is required. 

B2B │ Reboot Registration Step-by-Step Instruction

  1. Visit  https://sbavets.force.com
  2. Create a profile. You will need to provide your name, email and zipcode
  3. An email will be sent to you, click on the link provided in the email to create a password
  4. Select this class by going to the calendar- Friday, November 8th and selecting 7:30a Reboot, U.S. Bank 
  5. On the next screen – top right corner – click on: Enroll in this class. You will automatically will be enroll to participate in the class. 

For questions or additional information visit https://sbavets.force.com, or contact Don Jackson at [email protected] or 612-370-2335.

Brought to you locally by:

Minnesota District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC),  and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

About the SBA

The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, the U. S. Virgin Islands and Guam.  Follow SBA on Twitter and like SBA on Facebook to learn about new developments and news of the U.S. Small Business Administration.


424 N Riverfront Dr
424 North Riverfront Drive Mankato, MN 56001
Mankato, MN 56001 United States