Entrepreneurship

  • Veteran Entrepreneurship Workshops – Oct 21 & Nov 4

    Calling all veterans! Save the date! Veteran Entrepreneurship Workshops on Saturday, October 21 & November 4 from 9 am – Noon at 43460 Loudoun Reserve Dr. in Ashburn, VA. Gain insight on how to start or even grow your very own business by attending the workshop!

  • Boots to Business Reboot – Agribusiness – Oct 30 & 31

    AGRIBUSINESS? WHAT’S AGRIBUSINESS?? Over 45% of military recruits come from rural communities – and return to those rural communities after service – so it is in the U.S. economic and national security interests to enable small business ownership in agribusiness. But what is “agribusiness”? The U.S. agriculture sector extends beyond large farms business to include […]

  • Project Opportunity Small Business Program beginning in September

    Project Opportunity offers an intensive 10-week small business program for Veterans that meets one night a week and is facilitated by business professionals and subject matter experts. They will be holding an upcoming 10 week session beginning September 25 in Leonardtown, MD. To learn more, check out their orientation on September 7 at 6:30 pm. Training and materials are provided FREE to veterans, but space is limited. Register now.

  • Reveille Connect – Aug 18

    The Greater Springfield’s Chamber of Commerce Veterans Committee hosts a Quarterly Reveille Connect networking breakfast for veteran entrepreneurs, our military community and veterans in the workplace. The next event will be Friday, August 18 from 7:30 am – 9 am at Community Business Partnership in Springfield.

  • DC Small Business Boot Camp – Sept 25

    The DC Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs (MOVA) and the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) at Community Business Partnership are pleased to offer a one day intensive Small Business Boot Camp designed to introduce prospective entrepreneurs to the fundamentals of small business start-up and to help you determine the feasibility of your business idea. Monday, September 25 from 9 am – 5 pm at the DC Mayor’s Office of Veteran Affairs in Washington, D.C. Seating is limited to members of the military community who are interested in starting and growing their small business. Members of the service professions (CPAs, attorneys, real estate agents, financial representatives, etc.) who wish to do business with Veterans will not be admitted.

  • Vet-Working – June 20

    The Veterans Committee of The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce and The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) invite you to join their June Vet-Working Event created especially for the veteran and military entrepreneur community, and veterans in the workplace. Will be held on Tuesday, June 20 from 7:30 am – 9 am at 6564 Loisdale Court, Suite 600 in Springfield, VA. Vet-working is a breakfast networking opportunity hosted by the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce’s veterans committee. In addition to networking they’ll have a brief presentation from Insperity. Through its HR outreach services Insperity helps businesses succeed by taking care of the things that could be distracting from the bigger picture. Come for the networking. Enjoy some breakfast. Learn from the speaker.

  • Veteran Entrepreneur Training Symposium – June 15

    The National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC) invites veteran business owners looking to start up their business to join them on Thursday, June 15th at VETS 17 for a special veteran entrepreneurial day at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott in Norfolk, VA.

  • Startup Standup – June 12

    Hear from military veterans looking to make it big as they pitch to a panel of VIP judges for a $3500 prize AND standup acts from the Armed Services Arts Partnership who will have you laughing your socks off throughout the evening.

  • DC Veterans Small Business Bootcamp – June 2

    DC Small Business Boot Camp – June 2, 2017  Are you a DC resident? Are you a member of the military community (active duty, Veteran, National Guard or Reserves) or a military spouse? And are you thinking about starting, or have you recently started, a small business? If you answered “yes” to all three questions […]

  • The Veteran & Military Spouse Entrepreneur & Resource Event – May 24

    The American Legion, The GCO Consulting Group and The Veteran Market are excited to announce our upcoming Veteran and Military Spouse Entrepreneur & Resource Event at the American Legion Post 176 in Springfield, VA on May 24th. Admission for Veterans, National Guard, Active Duty, Spouses, Caregivers and additional family is FREE.