Tagged: Transitioning Service Members

Operation Boots to Business (from Service to Startup)

Take The Next Step Toward Starting A Business After Your Military Service IS SMALL BUSINESS OWNERSHIP FOR YOU? Entrepreneurship and small business ownership is a key opportunity for transitioning service members and veterans as they transition to civilian life. Returning veterans are natural entrepreneurs, possessing the skills, experience and leadership to start businesses and create jobs. According to the most… Read more

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

USDA to Tap Veterans and Transitioning Service Members for Careers in Agriculture – Veteran Owned Business PSA

Attention Veteran Owned Business Members and Visitors: News Release No. 0070.12 Contact: Office of Communications (202) 720-4623 USDA to Tap Veterans & Transitioning Service Members for Careers in Agriculture USDA and the American Legion sign Memorandum of Understanding WASHINGTON, Feb. 28, 2012 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and The American Legion National Commander Fang Wong today signed a Memorandum of… Read more