STARTING OR GROWING A VETERAN-OWNED BUSINESS November 9, 2018, 8:30am CST
Address:
Tomas Garces National Guard Armory
1100 VO-Tech DR, Room 3

Weslaco, TX, 78599

This event is hosted by Texas Military Forces State Family Program,  sponsored by Small Business Administration with trainers from its Resource Partners Rio Grande Valley SCORE * UTRGV Small Business Development Center * UTRGV Veterans Business Outreach Center * and Women's Business Center of Cameron County.

 OWNING A VETERAN-OWNED SMALL BUSINESS

Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot.

ABOUT BOOTS TO BUSINESS REBOOT

Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition, and an introduction to available public and private sector resources.

Step one is the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course eligible to Veterans of all eras, service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors.

Step two is one of the online follow-on courses instructed by a consortium of professors and skilled business advisors from the SBA Network. If you’ve already attended an in-person Boots to Business or Reboot class, visit https://sbavets.force.com/ to sign up for one of the online B2B follow-on courses.

Topics covered are:

  • Overview of Entrepreneurship and Marketing
  • Economics of Small Business Startup
  • Picking the Correct Legal Entity for Your Business
  • Financing your Venture
  • Introduction to Business Planning
  • Moving Forward: Resources to Support You.

For more information email reynaldo.vasquez@sba.gov or call (956)427-8533 X 300

To join the B2B community: https://sbavets.force.com/s/login/SelfRegister.

To register for a Reboot class: https://sbavets.force.com/