Category: Veteran Owned Business Industry News

Industry news related to businesses that are owned by veterans. Includes things like: new contracts, new partnerships, new hirings and other information showing the success of a business owned by a veteran.

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***SDVOSB/VOSB Alert*** Bogus RFP Laptops, Phones and other Accessories

***SDVOSB/VOSB Alert*** There is a bogus RFP/Quote request going around for laptops, phones and other accessories. The quote looks like it comes from the Department of Commerce/International Trade Administration (ITA). The phone number (see below) and return email are for a company that–from research–sells government grant services and loan services. The email (including the DoC/ITA seal) looks very legit as… Read more

Veteran Owned Business Project Member QR Codes Are Now Available

Attention Veteran Owned Business (VOB) Members: We are happy to repost the announcement about custom VOB Member QR (Quick Response) Codes for use by members and supporters. To access your business’ VOB Profile QR Code, simply log in to your VOB profile.  To login: look for  the “myVOB Login” link in the top menu or visit: https://www.veteranownedbusiness.com/myvob. Once logged in,… Read more

Residential Construction, Repair and Improvement Veteran Owned Businesses

Here’s our list of 1,000s of Residential Construction, Repair and Improvement businesses owned by veterans, active duty military, reservists and military/veteran spouses.  Is your business not listed? Look for the red sign up button and join 23,000 nationwide members and nearly 300,000 supporters: http://www.VeteranOwnedBusiness.com. Residential Appliance Repair Services Residential Awning Services Residential Basement and Foundation Companies Residential Bathroom Renovations Services… Read more

Small Business Administration’s SBA Veteran Owned Business Resource Section

Follow VOB On… Attention Veteran Owned Business Directory Members (and veterans thinking about starting/buying a business): the SBA offers this great resource for Starting a Veteran Owned Business, Growing a Veteran Owned Business, Financing a Veteran Owned Business as well as Mentoring & Training for Veteran Owned Businesses and Selling to the Government: https://www.sba.gov/starting-business/how-start-business/business-types/veteran-owned-businesses/. Funding information: https://www.sba.gov/business-guide/grow-your-business/veteran-owned-businesses. Lender match information:… Read more
Frequently Asked Questions

Today’s VOB FAQ: What types of products/services do you typically get calls/emails about?

Follow VOB On… VeteranOwnedBusiness.com Answer: we have over 2,500 categories. Every business member’s profile has a direct communication connection with the business’ representative. A majority of business correspondence goes directly to our members. Over the years we’ve received numerous “thank you” letters, emails, phone calls and more from members who represent a wide range of products/services. These range from one… Read more
Frequently Asked Questions

Today’s VOB FAQ: "How can I list more than one military branch?"

Follow VOB On… VeteranOwnedBusiness.com Answer: The main “military branch” and “military status” area of member profiles can only show one (1) military branch (example: “ARMY”) and one (1) military status (example: “separated”)!  However, if you (or the owner) served in more than one branch and/or your business has multiple owners who served in different branches, we suggest you add it… Read more