Welcome Veterans!

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How Can SCORE Help Veteran Entrepreneurs?

SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. Our network of more than 10,000 mentors can meet with you via phone, video, or email to answer your business questions. 

Some of our mentors also served in the military. They understand your challenges because they’ve faced them, too. They can help you translate military skills into business success by navigating available services, funding opportunities, government contracts and more.

SCORE also provides free business workshops and educational resources.
Here are a few resources for veteran entrepreneurs:

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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Recorded Webinar

Are You the Next Veteran Entrepreneur? Vet-to-Vet Advice About Business Ownership

Veteran Entrepreneurs will share expert insights to help Veterans determine their readiness for business ownership and discovering the path forward. Read more

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Blog

From Battle to Business: How the Military Prepared Me for the Corporate World

What if I told you that the organization that has created more business owners than any program in the nation will actually pay you to join? It’s the U.S. military. Read more

Meet Some of Our Veteran Mentors

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Can help business owners with strategic planning, as well as, business operations. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help to analyze business opportunities and implement best practices in manufacturing, sales, marketing,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you start, run and grow your business. I am an experienced entrepreneur, owning and running two small... Read More >

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
As a volunteer with SCORE and a management consultant, I am ready to assist you and your team develop your ideas to get... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I have been a SCORE Mentor since 2013. I can help you start, run, and grow your business. I can help you evaluate your... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I joined a "Big Eight" accounting firm upon graduation from college. Following two-year military service, I joined a... Read More >

Search our database to find other mentors who best meets your needs:


Find a Workshop near you:

Blog

New Mentoring Program for Small Business Owners Launches in Partnership Between SCORE and Good Work Network

Article Language: English
November 11, 2020

NEW ORLEANS, November 9, 2020 – Good Work Network continues its introduction of new resources for entrepreneurs working to recover from the impacts of COVID-19, thanks to a new partnership with SCORE. The national organization that leverages retired executives to support the growth of small businesses, is dedicating mentors to clients of Good Work Network in an effort to boost minority business growth and sustainability.

Recorded Webinar

Funding Options for Veteran Entrepreneurs

Event Language: English
September 24, 2019, 12:00pm CDT
Veterans and military spouses face unique issues when seeking funding for their small businesses. Determining the best financing options and how to find the money can be daunting... Read more
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Recorded Webinar

Empowering the Veteran and Military Small Business Community

Event Language: English
September 15, 2021, 3:20pm EDT

Hear from accomplished veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs and learn how you can tap into SBA’s veteran resources to start, grow, or expand your business. Read more

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Blog

8 Resources To Help Veteran Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Article Language: English
July 1, 2021,

To help veteran entrepreneurs flourish in business, we asked business professionals and CEOs this question for their best advice.

Blog

7 Great Side Business Ideas for Veterans

Article Language: English
May 26, 2021,

The skills veterans build in the military make them perfect for entrepreneurship when returning to civilian life. In this article, we explore seven excellent side business ideas for veterans.

Recorded Webinar

From Veteran to Entrepreneur - Steps to Start and Find Funding

Event Language: English
May 4, 2021, 1:00pm EDT

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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Infographic

Infographic: Veteran-owned Small Business Trends

Article Language: English

SCORE’s latest infographic highlights the strengths of veteran small business owners and the challenges they face. Read more

Recorded Webinar

Funding Options for Veteran Entrepreneurs

Event Language: English
September 24, 2019, 1:00pm EDT

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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Blog

Best Funding Sources for Veteran Entrepreneurs

Article Language: English
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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