By Rohit Arora
Veteran-owned businesses represent a little less than 10 percent of all U.S. companies, employ 5.03 million workers, combine for an annual payroll of $195 billion, and generated $1.14 trillion in revenue, according to the SBA’s 2017 report Veteran-Owned Businesses and Their Owners.
Each year, the SBA celebrates, connects, and empowers service members during National Veterans Small Business Week. From Nov. 4-8, SBA district offices, resources partners, and other organizations celebrate the veteran- and military-owned business community.
This year’s theme is Mission #VetBiz Success, in which the SBA is highlighting the tools and resources used to help veterans on their journey to small business success. Whether you’re just starting your business or expanding into new locations, SBA can help with information on:
- Transition Assistance
- Entrepreneurial Training
- Stakeholders and Resources
- Access to Capital
- Government Contracting
- Disaster Assistance
Veteran business loans refer to any type of debt financing available to military veterans or their spouses (in most cases) designed to …