This Saturday, we celebrate Flag Day, a day that commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777. The United States Army also celebrates its 239th birthday on June 14, 2014. The U.S. Small Business Administration wants to take this opportunity to wish the...
SBA News and Views - June 11, 2014 - 6 comments
The Small Business Administration (SBA) will host Boots to Business: Reboot, an entrepreneurship training course for Veterans in twelve cities across the U.S. Each event, led by SBA Resource Partners and industry experts from Syracuse University’s Institute for Veteran and Military...
SBA News and Views - June 10, 2014 - 7 comments
These U.S. Small Business Administration resource partners have almost 1,500 locations across the United States, Guam, and Puerto Rico to help veterans who want to start their own business or grow an existing business. All partners can advise veterans on small business loans and provide...
SBA News and Views - April 08, 2014 - 1 comments
This week, in the lead up to Veterans Day, the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) has been celebrating National Veterans Small Business Week, an initiative on the part of the SBA to reach out to veteran entrepreneurs and business owners. We owe our nation’s veterans a debt of...
SBA News and Views - November 08, 2013 - 13 comments
On this Fourth of July, as we celebrate our freedoms, I want share with you the ways SBA and the Office of Veterans Business Development are celebrating veteran entrepreneurs.
The Administration and SBA are committed to ensuring that the federal government continues their dedication to our...
SBA News and Views - July 03, 2013 - 4 comments
Are you a veteran transitioning from active service and want to become an entrepreneur? Or perhaps you’ve been out of the service for some time and want to start a new small business or expand an existing one?
If that’s you or someone you know, the U.S. Small Business Administration (...
SBA News and Views - May 21, 2013 - 11 comments
Each Veterans Day we honor veterans: those serving to protect us at home and abroad, and those who previously served. America’s service members put themselves in harm’s way to protect our freedoms and safety here in the U.S.
As a fellow veteran, I, too, understand the many...
SBA News and Views - November 09, 2012 - 4 comments
Our mission in the Office of Veterans Business Development is to support the men and women who have returned home from active duty and are interested in starting or purchasing their own business.
Veterans already over-index in entrepreneurship. Nine percent of all U.S. firms are owned...
SBA News and Views - July 12, 2012 - 6 comments
Rhett Jeppson is the Associate Administrator for Veterans Business Development
On Memorial Day, we pause to remember the brave men and women of our Armed Services who have given the ultimate sacrifice for their country in war and conflict.
What better way to honor their memory, than to support...
SBA News and Views - May 25, 2012 - 6 comments