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National Cooperative Business Association (NCBA) Launches Veterans Initiative

According to the Small Business Administration, veterans are at least 45 percent more likely to be self-employed than those with no active-duty military experience.  With that in mind, the National Cooperative Business Association, the US national association for cooperative business enterprise, recently announced a new initiative that will support transitioning and disabled veterans. NCBA’s Veterans Initiative will offer transitioning service members the… Read more

International Franchise Association (IFA) Offers Scholarships, Training and Career Opportunities for Veterans

The IFA Educational Foundation now offers a Veteran’s Scholarship fund.  The fund provides a $2,500 annual scholarship to a qualified Veteran of the U.S. military.  The purpose is to encourage his or her pursuit of continuing education focused on entrepreneurial studies. The Veterans Scholarship Fund is made possible with the support of Michael Seid & Associations LLC, Figaro’s Italian Pizza,… Read more
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Company Headed By Army Veteran Offers Franchises Exclusively to Fellow Veterans

An Army veteran has launched what he says is the first company to offer former service members — and only former service members — a chance to buy one of his growing franchises. The enterprise is JDog Junk Removal, founded by Jerry Flanagan of Wayne, Pennsylvania.  The business hauls away people’s unwanted appliances, furniture and other household rubbish. The cost to buy… Read more