Tagged: entrepreneurs

Fewer Veterans Starting Businesses; New Program Will Train Veteran Entraprenuers

Veterans made up only 6% of all new entrepreneurs last year, compared to 12% in 2000.  That’s a 50% decline in new veteran owned business start ups and a continuance of a decline which began over two decades ago.  These findings come from a recently published CNNMoney report based based on research conducted by the Kauffman Foundation, which focuses on entrepreneurial… Read more

Entrepreneurial Development Training for Veteran Women (V-WISE) Comes to Jacksonville, Florida

Women Veteran’s Entrepreneurial Training Coming to Jacksonville, Florida   Women Veterans Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) is coming to Jacksonville on January 10-12, 2013. V-WISE is a unique entrepreneurship training program, designed by Syracuse University with the Office of Veterans Business Development, U.S. Small Business Administration, to encourage and support female veterans with an interest in exploring opportunities in… Read more
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New Comments Section Added To VeteranOwnedBusiness.com

Comments on the Military and Business Ownership Now Live We asked veteran owned businesses listed in VeteranOwnedBusiness.com to tell us how their time in the military helped them succeed as business owners. We have already received dozens of responses.  These responses are now active throughout the site (see right side of every page) as well as listed on our Military… Read more

VeteranOwnedBusiness.com Released into Beta

New directory of Veteran Owned and Service Disabled Veteran Owned businesses to provide comprehensive product and service search capabilities for agencies, contractors and consumers November 11, 2008 (Veteran’s Day) – Veterans who own and operate businesses now have a new, comprehensive online resource to help grow their respective businesses: VeteranOwnedBusiness.com.VeteranOwnedBusiness.com is a new, user friendly directory of businesses owned by… Read more