Attention North Carolina Vetrepreneurs!

On August 15, 2017

Attention North Carolina Vetrepreneurs!

NaVOBA is encouraging vetrepreneurs to join our friends at the North Carolina Veteran’s Business Association (NCVetBiz) at its annual procurement summit this month. The event will have networking opportunities and matchmaking to help connect veteran business owners with potential customers. There will also be numerous informative workshops and training sessions. The 2017 Power Networking Reception
On August 3, 2017

Early Bird Discounts for NaVOBA’s Veteran’s Business Conference Closing Soon

The National Veteran Owned Business Association, in partnership with HeroZona, will host the first ever national veteran’s business conference and procurement fair focused on connecting Corporate supplier diversity programs with Certified Veteran’s Business Enterprises® and Certified Service Disabled Veteran’s Business Enterprises®. The event will be filled with informative workshops and matchmaking. We will also announce
On July 25, 2017

The Veterans Entrepreneurial Transition (VET) Act – Re-Evaluation and Reconsideration Highly Recommended

Yesterday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the new “Forever GI Bill.” The following article was submitted as a counterpoint to a discussion concerning the use of G.I. Bill benefits for business start-up funding in lieu of education benefits. It’s important to note that NaVOBA officially supported the measure. Our friend Woody Wollesen respectfully disagrees
On April 5, 2017

Vetrepreneur to Cycle Across the Country to Honor Fellow Veterans

Sarah Lee, owner of Nashville-based Sarah Lee Photography, has taken on a really ambitious challenge. Calling her project “A Vicious Cycle,” she has committed to riding her bicycle more than 4,300 miles across America to honor fallen servicemembers and raise awareness for veterans’ issues.                Lee, a former Army sergeant and Operation Iraqi Freedom combat
On March 10, 2017

2017 Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity Survey Open

The National Veteran-Owned Business Association opened its annual survey today honoring the best U.S. corporations working with veteran-owned businesses in 2017. The prestigious list honors the large corporations that most successfully engage the nation’s 3 million veteran-owned businesses (VOBs) as suppliers. The survey runs through May 1, 2017. The companies that earn the Military Friendly® Supplier Diversity
On February 27, 2017

StreetShares Awards 3 Vetrepreneurs With $10,000 Business Grants.

On February 26, three winners were announced for the StreetShares Foundation’s Veteran Small Business Awards as part of the Bunker Labs Muster event in Washington, D.C. Here’s a quick overview of the February winners: 1st Place: Brian Zimmerman, Marine Veteran and Founder of Income Designers (Castle Rock, Colorado) Brian Zimmerman spent nine years in the Marines. While
On February 14, 2017

Attention North Carolina Vetrepreneurs!

The North Carolina Veterans Business Association (NC VetBiz) will be holding its 2017 Annual Meeting at the McKimmon Center in Raleigh on February 23rd. NC VetBiz leadership will provide a recap of 2016 accomplishments, as well as outline 2017 association goals and legislative agenda. Strategic partners will also provide updates on the benefits and services
On February 7, 2017

Attention Texas-Area Vetrepreneurs!

H-E-B, one of America’s largest retailers, needs vetrepreneurs for large-scale construction project. H‑E‑B is a supermarket chain based in San Antonio. Its 76,000 employees operate more than 350 stores with revenues exceeding $20 billion annually. H-E-B is building a brand-new production facility and has committed to working with veteran- and service-disabled, veteran-owned businesses on the
On December 21, 2016

2016 Year in Review

NaVOBA saw some remarkable accomplishments in advancing the veterans entrepreneurship movement in 2016. Plus, we’ve set the stage for even greater things to come for the New Year. This report highlights some of the wonderful things we’ve accomplished this year through the generous support of our corporate members and the veteran and service-disabled veteran business
On November 30, 2016

IFA2017, the biggest franchise event of the year offers special training for vetrepreneurs

The #IFA207 Convention will be hosting a special course specifically tailored for veteran-owned franchises and veterans looking to own a franchise. Convention attendees can attend the session, “Promoting Veteran-Owned Franchises” on Tuesday, January 31 at the 10:15 – 11:45 a.m. Morning Breakout Sessions.  Each panelist and attendees will be able to discuss techniques, recruitment and better practices among other topics.