Tagged: VOSB

VOSB – Acronym for Veteran Owned Small Business. Typically used to describe businesses (many are small but some could also be big businesses) owned by military veterans. Typically SDVOSBs fall into this category as well.

"It Is The Veteran" Poem

It Is The Veteran – Read This Veterans Day Poem!

Please “like” and “share” if you agree! This poem is at the heart of why we launched Veteran Owned Business 10 years ago. Anyone can put a sticker on a window saying “we support our troops/veterans” but if you really want to show your support for those who served (and continue to serve) our great nation, make an effort to… Read more

Funding How-to for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Happy Small Business Week! This free workshop features information on small business funding options for Veterans. Topics include: Small Business financing options such as SBA backed loans and microloans What lenders look for from applicants Business Plan preparation Where to find free mentorship and business counseling in the area ss How becoming a certified Veteran-Owned or Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small… Read more
Verified Veteran Owned Business

VA increases contracting with Service-Disabled and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

5% growth in goals are first since FY 2010 WASHINGTON — Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) Robert Wilkie today announced an increase to the department’s goals for contracting with Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB).  For fiscal year (FY) 2019, VA seeks to award at least 15% of its total contract dollars to SDVOSBs and at… Read more

VAMC Direct Access Event – Dayton, OH

General Event Information The Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) Direct Access Program (DAP) Events are presented by the VA Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, offering marketing opportunities for verified procurement-ready VOSBs, Small Businesses and Distributor Partners, to identify and engage with targeted VA Healthcare Professionals and Procurement Decision Makers (PDMs). These one-day events allow veteran owned small businesses… 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
Alert

***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

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