Welcome Veterans!

We are proud to partner with Meta Boost to help veterans, current 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 resources 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 Plan
I can help you start, run and grow your business. I am an experienced entrepreneur, owning and running two small... Read More >
Business Plan
I can help to analyze business opportunities and implement best practices in manufacturing, sales, marketing,... Read More >
Business Plan
Can help business owners with strategic planning, as well as, business operations. Read More >

Business Plan
As a volunteer with SCORE and a management consultant, I am ready to assist you and your team develop your ideas to get... Read More >
Accounting & Finance
I can help small businesses with financial and accounting systems, and financial statement understanding. My prior work... Read More >
Business Plan
I have been a SCORE Mentor since 2013. I can help you start, run, and grow your business. I can help you evaluate your... Read More >

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


Find a Workshop near you:

Recorded Webinar

A Guide to Banker's Thinking

Event Language: English

Treasure Valley SCORE Mentor, Micheal McKinniss, explores the inner workings of how bankers think when you approach them for a loan. Understand the 5 C's of credit, Whar are banks... Read more

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Blog

Which Social Media Platform Should My Business Use?

Article Language: English
May 18, 2022,

With 3.2 billion people worldwide using social media an average of nearly two and a half hours a day, it’s a no-brainer to use social media platforms to market your brand. After all, 54% of people use it to research products. Potential customers await! Just because a platform is popular doesn’t necessarily mean it is a good fit for your brand. Every business has a limited amount of time, money and energy to plug into social media marketing efforts. So, which social media platform should you use? Let this guide you.

Recorded Webinar

Is Your Business Idea a Good Investment?

Event Language: English

Entrepreneurship is an idea that appeals to many, but figuring out how to start a business can sometimes be so overwhelming it scares people away. You may ask is your business... Read more

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Article

Mutt's Sauce Small Business Journey

Article Language: English

While serving in the US Air Force, Charlie “Mutt” Ferrell, Jr. was known for his homemade, all-purpose sauce. Decades later, his granddaughter Charlynda founded Mutt’s Sauce to... 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.

Blog

7 Great Side Business Ideas for Veterans

Article Language: English
May 26, 2021,

The skills veterans build in the military make them perfect for entrepreneurship upon return to civilian life. Explore 7 excellent side business ideas for veterans.

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