Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Entrepreneuring Veterans – How to Enter the Business World from the Military World

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. military veterans owned 2.4 million businesses in 2007, which accounted for nine percent of all businesses across the country – a valuable contribution to our economy and job market.

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Interview with Veteran-Owned Business, Dog is Good

November 11, 2013,

Four years ago, Naval Captain Jon Kurtz found himself faced with the daunting task of seeking employment in the civilian world.  Alongside his wife, Gila, they decided to take the plunge into entrepreneurship starting Dog is Good, LLC.

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Catching up with Monet Medical, a 2014 SCORE Award Winner

Andrew Caprio, owner of Monet Medical in Salt Lake City, Utah, won the 2014 Outstanding Veteran-Owned Small Business SCORE Award. He explains how working with SCORE and winning the national award added credibility to his business.

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Resources for Veteran Businesses Owners

November 9, 2015

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, veterans are 45% more likely than their civilian counterparts to become successful entrepreneurs.

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From Military Service to Small Business Ownership

If you’re a former service member or a veteran thinking about starting a small business, take advantage of these resources.

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The New Generation of Business Owners is Here

Small business in the United States has evolved tremendously over the last decade. Read more

Infographic: Vetpreneurs
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Infographic: Vetpreneurs Leading the Way

Veterans make up only 8% of the US population, but they’re twice as likely to own a business as their civilian counterparts. Learn more about this growing group of small business o Read more

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Honoring Vetpreneurs on Veterans Day

November 11, 2016,

As shown in our latest infographic, veterans make up eight percent of the U.S. population, but they own 9.2 percent of all companies in America.

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Tools for Veteran Entrepreneurs

July 12, 2017,

In 2016, the US Census Bureau reported that veterans own a whopping 7.5% of small businesses in the US – that’s 405,235 businesses out of 5.4 million nationwide!

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