Whether you’re starting a small business or working to grow an existing one, MilitaryOneClick has a host of resources to help.
- The Bunker
is a program built by veteran entrepreneurs – for veteran entrepreneurs. The Bunker targets existing veteran owned tech startups and aspiring entrepreneurs to come, create, and conquer the business world through their ideas, hard work, and strategy.
- Inc. Magazine Military Entrepreneur Program
is a resource for veterans, service members, and military spouses to start, run, and grow their own businesses.
- Institute for Veterans and Military Families
is the first interdisciplinary national institute in higher education focused on the social, economic, education and policy issues impacting veterans and their families post-service. Through our focus on veteran-facing programming, research and policy, employment and employer support, and community engagement, the institute provides in-depth analysis of the challenges facing the veteran community, captures best practices and serves as a forum to facilitate new partnerships and strong relationships between the individuals and organizations committed to making a difference for veterans and military families.
- Patriot Boot Camp, Presented by Techstars
was started in partnership with Techstars as part of a broader effort to bring underrepresented populations into technology entrepreneurship. In 2015 Patriot Boot Camp became a standalone 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
is a nonprofit association of thousands of volunteer business counselors throughout the U.S. and its territories. SCORE members are trained to serve as counselors, advisors and mentors to aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners.
- Small Business Administration Veterans Business Outreach Program
is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training; counseling and mentoring; and referrals for eligible veterans owning or considering starting a small business. SBA has 16 organizations participating in this cooperative agreement and serving as Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOC).
- Small Business Association Loans
offers a variety of loan programs for very specific purposes. Take some time to study the programs described in this section, to see if you qualify to participate.
specializes in small business loans up to $50,000 and doesn’t have all the hurdles typical of banks. Only been in business 1 year? Not a ton of revenue? No problem!