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Even before Tracy Flanagan married a serial entrepreneur, she’d started picking up the skills to become a business owner. She was working in a legal office developing new systems.
When Marisela Saldana got out of the Marine Corps, she needed a new purpose in life.
A leader in healthy pet foods, Hound & Gatos, thrives in an industry run by conglomerates
John Burns thinks back to his military training while running his engineering services company, Eagle 6.
It should come as no surprise that veterans can make great entrepreneurs and small-business owners: They possess many of the skills necessary to survive in the business world, from leadership and discipline to teamwork and the ability to make on-the-spot decisions.
"We could be sitting around the table in a project group in the civilian world where there’s nobody in charge—everybody is of equal status," Bogle said. "And you now have to figure out how to get the job done when there’s nobody directing."
A network of veteran small business incubators is launching a 12-city tour to help veteran entrepreneurs develop their ideas.
After serving in the Navy for six years and traveling around the world, Thomas Lawson found a home with other veterans at Cal State LA. The 28-year-old Lawson will be graduating in June with a Bachelor of Science in business administration.
Military veterans looking to get into farming and ranching were able to get more information on the ins and outs of agriculture, as well as receiving federal and state financial assistance at a workshop Saturday in College Station.
Need a new table, bed or set of chairs? Wellington-based At Ease Design Co. creates handmade furniture "made with honor" by two military veterans who found solace and independence in their hobby.
Christmas Eve 2004, part-time Snowmass Village resident Larry Spatz was enjoying another ski vacation with his family. But what normally was a relaxing time for Spatz turned into an epiphany of sorts.
Legislators in Kentucky have introduced a bill that would help veterans in the state start small businesses, reported The Associated Press. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Jody Richards, D-Bowling Green, calls for state administrators to waive registration fees and reduce annual report-filing payments for veterans looking to start small businesses in life after service.
Syracuse University’s Martin J. Whitman School of Management has been ranked the No. 5 best graduate business school for veterans in the nation by the Military Times.
The small business run by veterans creates custom wood and metal work. Chicken coops, sheds, playhouses, playground structures, even a tiny house are among the handmade items they have made.
After leaving the military, veterans are positioned to be successful in many areas of their lives. In fact, as a result of their training and character development and refinement, they often surpass their age-matched peers in most areas.
Now that they’re done serving their nation, a group of about 30 veterans is learning how to serve their community by starting a new business.
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Veteran business owners can receive help identifying funding sources and learn about state mentoring programs at a no-cost workshop presented by the University of Houston-Victoria Small Business Development Center.
Jody Stevens' specialty is baking vegan, gluten-free and organic cakes. While this career is quite different from her days in the Air Force, Stevens said military training has skills that translate well to business.
Campbell Business MBA student Steven Walther has received an invitation to attend the inaugural EO Veterans Business Battle at Rice University in Houston, Texas on Saturday, Feb. 28.
There's a new, swanky bakery in Georgetown that's serving up premium coffee, teas, and pastries like a crème caramel rooibos teaclair, mini banana bread loaf, and lemon financier, all baked from scratch in an historic building on a quiet side street a few blocks from the waterfront.
Michael I. Kaplan, a veteran and an entrepreneur with 25-years of experience creating business ventures reveals proven strategies to empower Veterans for jobs and business
WSI which is known for its non profit leadership is currently running a campaign, “Investing in America” which is aimed towards American veterans. The program offers the chance to purchase a WSI franchise at half the price. The campaign will run for a limited time.
WSI the world’s largest Internet consulting firm, has announced it will host a free webinar on October 27, 2010. It will be a virtual seminar where potential candidates will learn why current WSI Franchisee owner – Mr. Charles Bankoff, left the corporate world and has attained financial independence in a recession proof industry.
Since launching The Investing in America campaign in August, WSI has been receiving a strong response from American Veterans. WSI is now proud to welcome another Marine to the family, Marcus Henry.