Welcome Veterans!

We are proud to partner with Facebook to help veterans, military members and their families start and grow their own small businesses. Get free resources and find your mentor today.

How Can SCORE Help Veteran Entrepreneurs?

SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. Our network of more than 10,000 mentors can meet with you via phone, video, or email to answer your business questions. 

Some of our mentors also served in the military. They understand your challenges because they’ve faced them, too. They can help you translate military skills into business success by navigating available services, funding opportunities, government contracts and more.

SCORE also provides free business workshops and educational resources.
Here are a few for veteran entrepreneurs:

Recorded Webinar

From Veteran to Entrepreneur - Steps to Start and Find Funding

This educational webinar will provide actionable step-by-step guidance on starting a business and filing proper documents to gain funds. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

Are You the Next Veteran Entrepreneur? Vet-to-Vet Advice About Business Ownership

Veteran Entrepreneurs will share expert insights to help Veterans determine their readiness for business ownership and discovering the path forward. Read more

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Blog

From Battle to Business: How the Military Prepared Me for the Corporate World

What if I told you that the organization that has created more business owners than any program in the nation will actually pay you to join? It’s the U.S. military. Read more

Meet Some of Our Veteran Mentors

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help to analyze business opportunities and implement best practices in manufacturing, sales, marketing,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Can help business owners with strategic planning, as well as, business operations. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you start, run and grow your business. I am an experienced entrepreneur, owning and running two small... Read More >

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Information systems technical services consulting executive and program manager. Managed consulting and software... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I joined a "Big Eight" accounting firm upon graduation from college. Following two-year military service, I joined a... Read More >

Search our database to find other mentors who best meets your needs:


Veterans make up only 8% of the US population, but they’re twice as likely to own a business as their civilian counterparts. They own 9.2% of all U.S. businesses, employ 5.8 million employees and make $1.1 trillion in sales. Let SCORE and Facebook help you join the ranks of veteran entrepreneurs.

Find Your Mentor

Has SCORE helped you transition from military life to business ownership? Share your success story on SCORE.org. Your story can help inspire veterans and transitioning military members who are considering the same business journey.

Whether you found success with a mentor, a SCORE webinar or workshop, or with one of our online resources, we'd like to help spread the word about your business. Your company may be profiled in national marketing and press that can reach millions of people.

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Ask SCORE - October 2018 - Protecting Your Intellectual Property.

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Ask SCORE             I have invented a device that improves the efficiency of home heating systems. I would like to discuss potential relationships with large furnace... Read more
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Ask Score - June 2017 - Maximizing the Benefits of Having a Business Mentor

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Ask Score - June 2017 - Maximizing the Benefits of Having a Business Mentor Each year, SCORE volunteers mentor thousands of small business owners and would-be entrepreneurs across... Read more
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Ask Score - May 2017 Doing Business Globally

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I own a small medical supplies manufacturing firm and am beginning to think about selling overseas. I have never done this before and am not sure where to start. Any assistance... Read more
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Ask Score - March 2017 Protecting Your Small Business From Hackers

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Just about every week I read about another large corporation being hacked and having its data stolen. I operate a local funeral home. Should I be worried about such things? Read more
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Ask Score - February 2017 - Marketing Metrics

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About a year ago, my carpet cleaning business began using social media in our marketing. Though our revenues have improved, I am inundated with more statistics than I could ever... Read more
Podcast

BizIQ Radio

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Podcast on BizIQ Radio : Don Byrne and Andrea O'Brien speakwith Jeff Rapson of SCORE. This show originally aired August 6, 2016. http://www.podbean.com/media/player/embed/postId/... Read more
Recorded Webinar

Empowering the Veteran and Military Small Business Community

Event Language: English
September 15, 2021, 3:20pm EDT

Hear from accomplished veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs and learn how you can tap into SBA’s veteran resources to start, grow, or expand your business. Read more

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Blog

8 Resources To Help Veteran Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

Article Language: English
July 1, 2021,

To help veteran entrepreneurs flourish in business, we asked business professionals and CEOs this question for their best advice.

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