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Entrepreneurship Resources for Veterans

November 14, 2017,

Some 2.5 million military veterans in the U.S. own businesses, according to the Small Business Administration. Are you a veteran who owns a business or hopes to start one in the near future?

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Congratulations to the 2017 SCORE Award Winners!

September 15, 2017,

It’s one of our favorite times of the year here at SCORE, when we honor small business success stories at the SCORE Awards. This year’s honorees and their mentors have diverse business interests and experience, and together, they exemplify the spirit of small business in the United States.

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Tools for Veteran Entrepreneurs

July 12, 2017,

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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Honoring Vetpreneurs on Veterans Day

November 11, 2016,

As shown in our latest infographic, veterans make up eight percent of the U.S. population, but they own 9.2 percent of all companies in America.

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From the Service to Small Business Ownership

If you’re a former service member or a veteran thinking about starting a small business, take advantage of these resources.

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Resources for Veteran Businesses Owners

November 9, 2015

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, veterans are 45% more likely than their civilian counterparts to become successful entrepreneurs.

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Catching up with Monet Medical, a 2014 SCORE Award Winner

Andrew Caprio, owner of Monet Medical in Salt Lake City, Utah, won the 2014 Outstanding Veteran-Owned Small Business SCORE Award. He explains how working with SCORE and winning the national award added credibility to his business.

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Interview with Veteran-Owned Business, Dog is Good

November 11, 2013,

Four years ago, Naval Captain Jon Kurtz found himself faced with the daunting task of seeking employment in the civilian world.  Alongside his wife, Gila, they decided to take the plunge into entrepreneurship starting Dog is Good, LLC.

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Entrepreneuring Veterans – How to Enter the Business World from the Military World

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. military veterans owned 2.4 million businesses in 2007, which accounted for nine percent of all businesses across the country – a valuable contribution to our economy and job market.