2.5 Million Small Businesses Are Owned By American Military Vets (Report)
Linda McMahon, who twice ran for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, is Donald Trump’s nominee to head the Small Business Administration. In effort to help small businesses grow and motivate people to starting a small business, this program provides them with access to government contracting opportunities, specialized business training and counseling, and help with their small business marketing and high-level executive development.
If you are a military veteran who owns a small business or you know some vets, there are many sources of support for veterans , including the SBA’s Boots to Business” Program These resources offer varied resources from franchise opportunities to business loans that help combat unemployment among returning veterans, and also demonstrate appreciation to our veterans for their service.
The office fulfills its mission by certifying the eligibility of prospective 8(a) business development firm participants and managing a national program that provides marketing, managerial, technical, and procurement assistance to help eligible businesses achieve their full competitive potential.
The Agency is a leading participant in interagency collaborations that focus on innovation, place-based and sector-based growth, government contracting, veterans and reservists, disaster recovery, access to capital for small business owners and entrepreneurial education.
The purpose of the program is to stimulate growth and expansion of small businesses within cities, regions and states having an SBA-approved Certified Development Company, thereby creating more jobs, increasing the local tax base, and expanding business ownership opportunities.