This document is a collection of links which might be used in the “May 2015 - Veterans Affairs and Small Business Meetup” documented at


Veteran programs at SBA  

Boots to Business



·         Veteran owned businesses receive discounts from press release newswire PR NewsChannel

·      Speaker: Veterans have irreplaceable entrepreneurial skills

·         VAMBOA Joins the SBA in Saluting Veteran Owned Businesses

·         Help for military veteran business owners

·         Veterans to be honored during small business week

·         National Veterans Small Business Week

·         Startup Success: Veteran-Owned Businesses Are Gaining Traction With Investors

·         First Coast Success: Lauren Little, Edible Arrangements

·         SBA hails veteran business ownersVeterans program open to abuse

·         Local veterans say military experience helps on the job

·         Military Veteran Entrepreneurs Saluted by SBA, Featured on Shark Tank

·         National Guard Pilot Now Entrepreneur Honored in Ellsworth

·                  Army and Navy Vets Wow 'Shark Tank' Hosts

·         Commentary: Supporting our veteran entrepreneurs

·         Despite Federal Incentives, Fewer Veterans Are Starting Businesses

·         3 Women Veterans Apply Their Leadership Skills To Entrepreneurship

·                  Ways SBA Programs Help Promote Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

·         Helping Veterans Find Success as a Small Business Owner

·         Small Business Administration ready to help veterans take on next role as entrepreneurs (Your letters)

·         Veterans, Veteran-Owned Businesses Find Opportunities in Manufacturing

·         Sierra College center to offer small business help to military veterans

·         Entrepreneurial bootcamp for disabled vets leads to small business success

·         State building database for veteran-owned businesses

·         A leg-up in business for veterans

·         Local vets celebrated by SBA’s Veterans Small Business Week

·         The Edge: Opportunities for veterans for starting businesses

·         Small Business Success Story: Netrepid’s Collaboration with the U.S. Small Business Administration

·         Royal Oak native helps veterans get jobs, start businesses

·         Veterans make ideal entrepreneurs

·         HOME LINES: Veterans wanting to start small business have good programs to help

·         DoD Official Describes Transition Program Progress

·         Vets’ business aid programs: few and far between

·         Program for disabled vets helped launch ex-Marine’s business

==Boots to Business==

Boots to Business is a veterans Transition Assistance Program (TAP) started in 2013, delivering support training to veterans to prepare them for business ownership, emphasizing contracting opportunities in federal programs, and loan assistance.