3rd annual EO-Houston Veterans Business Battle awards $610,000

The EO-Houston Veterans Business Battle is one of the most successful contests helping veteran-owned companies win investment dollars.  This year, the Business Battle saw over $600,000 in funding go to veteran owners in need of additional investment. According to Chron “Funnel Science, a Web marketing company, received the largest offer from the event at $250,000. … Read more

John Taylor joins the board for the National Veteran Business Development Council

John Taylor, former manager of Delphi Automotive’s supplier diversity and small business program will join the National Veteran Business Development Council’s Board of Directors this month. “We are fortunate to have John’s wise counsel and wide-ranging perspective at the table,” said Keith King, President of the NVBDC, “and we look forward to working closely with … Read more

The state of Michigan is committed to Veteran Owned business and new legislation will reinforce that commitment

by Ray Hayes The state of Michigan is home to more than 660,000 veterans and the citizens of the state are extremely supportive of them. Which is why, it comes as no surprise that a new legislation to boost Veteran employment was introduced by Michigan State Senator Patrick Colbeck. Under the legislation Veteran Owned Businesses and … Read more

VetSmallBiz Growth Challenge announces its winners

A total of $100,000 was awarded to four veteran owned businesses for their participation in the annual VetSmallBiz Growth Challenge. The Challenge is operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University in conjunction with The Marcus Foundation, founded by Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus. In addition to awarding a financial … Read more

StreetShares & JP Morgan support Veteran Owned Businesses with $10,000 in Grants

In an effort to educate our viewers on the benefits of veteran owned businesses, we present another article highlighting the many opportunities in business for our military veterans.  According to prnewswire, StreetShares Foundation in conjunction with JP Morgan Chase, awarded 3 grants to winners of its monthly Veteran Small Business Awards.  The winners include Tom Cox, … Read more

Is San Diego the top city for veteran entrepreneurship?

There are currently an estimated 229,000 military veterans living in the city of San Diego. According to the New York Times, the “100-mile radius supports more military and Coast Guard personnel than any other metropolitan area in the country, according to the Department of Defense.”  The high concentration of military veterans is thanks to the … Read more