Bring your Leadership Skills to the Business World.

Our veterans leave the service with unparalleled leadership skills and a knack for transforming any project into a success. So why not take those qualities and unleash them on the business world?

By starting your own veteran-owned business or franchise, you can take charge of your future and leverage military skills into a profitable veteran-owned business. Read on for a bevy of useful resources, information and and articles about franchising a business or launching your own unique product or service.

Are you a Vetrepreneur?

America needs you to innovate and solve problems. America needs your unique ideas and powerful leadership. America needs you, more than ever, to become a Vetrepreneur.

Our country has changed. Starting a business was once a major goal for veterans; in fact, 49% of all veterans leaving service shortly after WW2 started their own business. Now, less than 6% of veterans are becoming entrepreneurs. Why?

In fact, some of our most innovative technologies and companies were started by veterans, including Nike, FedEx and GoDaddy.

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Why The Military Is The Best Entrepreneurship Training Program In America

March 30th, 2017|0 Comments

This story was originally posted in Forbes on August 3, 2016 by Mark L. Rockefeller, Co-Founder & CEO   It has a proven track record of teaching leadership, strategic planning, creative problem-solving, task execution, and resiliency—all traits ...

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What I Learned from Patriot Boot Camp

September 16th, 2016|0 Comments

This post originally appeared on the Candl Blog on July 8, 2016 In June, I traveled to Austin, TX to attend an event called Patriot Boot Camp sponsored by TechStars. Patriot Boot Camp, or “PBC”, is a ...

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Franchising

Start a Franchise

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Veteran-Owned Businesses Nationwide

Franchising is a tried and true tradition of entrepreneurship. It all makes sense: your business will have instant name recognition, and you’ll benefit from the training and support that made the franchisor successful in the first place.

Ready to get started? Read on: we’ve got some great resources below.

Charles Edward Williams Jr., 7-Eleven

June 9th, 2016|Comments Off on Charles Edward Williams Jr., 7-Eleven

Franchisee: Charles Edward Williams Jr. Military Branch: Army Years Served: 24 Highest Pay Grade: E7-E9: Senior Enlisted MOS: TransportationSenior Sergeant Age: 49 Job Description Charles Edward Williams Jr., former First Sergeant in the Army, thought ...

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Franchise Success Profile: JDog Junk Removal & Hauling

May 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Franchisee Success Profile - Russell Schermerhorn Owner, JDog Junk Removal & Hauling, Roseville, Calif. Why did you become interested in owning your own business? I was working nights in the jail and knew it ...

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Vetrepreneur Magazine

The official publication of NaVOBA. Vetrepreneur is full of news and helpful information about VOBs.

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The National Veteran-Owned Business Association

NaVOBA’s Mission is simple — to create opportunities for all of America’s veteran-owned businesses.

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