Tagged: Service Members

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
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President Obama Pushes Military Credentialing to Boost Veteran Employment

Veteran Owned Business News Announcement MINNEAPOLIS (June 1, 2012) – President Obama will unveil a new initiative today that will, for the first time, allow some U.S. service members to receive civilian credentials and licenses for skills they learn in the military. The effort, announced by the White House late Thursday, is aimed at boosting employment among post-9/11 veterans, some of… Read more
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A SALUTE TO THE USO | October 23, 2009 | Hard Rock Cafe Bayside Marketplace | Miami, Florida

1308 Productions and the Hard Rock Café present … A SALUTE TO THE USO Friday, October 23, 2009 at 10PM Hard Rock Café – Bayside Marketplace – Miami (401 Biscayne Boulevard) Join us to thank the USO for its world-wide entertainment and appreciation of our troops.  Enjoy live rock music and fantastic food and beverages.  Only $5 admission at the… Read more