veterans Archive

  • Original Article: MilitaryTimes Florida-based startup incubator Venture Hive is offering a free “mini MBA” to up to a dozen veteran- or veteran spouse-led companies looking to grow their businesses. Dubbed the Veterans Virtual Accelerator, the distance-learning program is designed to connect young companies with the support and training they need to scale to the next level, said Venture Hive founder Susan Amat. “It’s easily a $25,000 program, but I would say it’s more like a $50,000 value because it’s really a mini MBA specifically for startups. And we’re not just training the CEO but the entire team to be able to […]

    Free small business ‘accelerator’ training for up to 12 veterans or spouses

    Original Article: MilitaryTimes Florida-based startup incubator Venture Hive is offering a free “mini MBA” to up to a dozen veteran- or veteran spouse-led companies looking to grow their businesses. Dubbed the Veterans Virtual Accelerator, the distance-learning program is designed to connect young companies with the support and training they need to scale to the next level, said Venture Hive founder Susan Amat. “It’s easily a $25,000 program, but I would say it’s more like a $50,000 value because it’s really a mini MBA specifically for startups. And we’re not just training the CEO but the entire team to be able to […]

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  • Original Article: PRNewswire The accomplishments of veteran small business owners around the country will be celebrated during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW), Nov. 2-6.    U.S. Small Business Administration district offices and resource partners nationwide will host more than 100 local events, including Boots to Business: Reboot entrepreneurship training, access to capital workshops, discussions on franchising opportunities for veteran-owned companies, and small business development workshops for women veterans. The U.S. Senate last week passed a resolution, introduced by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), to designate the first week in November as National Veterans Small Business Week. The measure extends the Senate’s […]

    November 2-6 is Recognized as National Veterans Small Business Week

    Original Article: PRNewswire The accomplishments of veteran small business owners around the country will be celebrated during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW), Nov. 2-6.    U.S. Small Business Administration district offices and resource partners nationwide will host more than 100 local events, including Boots to Business: Reboot entrepreneurship training, access to capital workshops, discussions on franchising opportunities for veteran-owned companies, and small business development workshops for women veterans. The U.S. Senate last week passed a resolution, introduced by Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), to designate the first week in November as National Veterans Small Business Week. The measure extends the Senate’s […]

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  • Original Article: Neighbor Newspapers The Georgia Department of Labor will assist the VETS Group and several other organizations at the Leave No Veteran Behind Employment and Small Business Expo Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park 30349. While the event will focus on the employment needs of military veterans and their families, it is open to all job seekers and small business owners. Attendees will be able to interview for jobs with participating employers, while small business owners can discuss opportunities for contracts with participating government agencies. […]

    Leave No Veteran Behind Employment and Small Business Expo – Sept. 14

    Original Article: Neighbor Newspapers The Georgia Department of Labor will assist the VETS Group and several other organizations at the Leave No Veteran Behind Employment and Small Business Expo Sept. 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Georgia International Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Concourse, College Park 30349. While the event will focus on the employment needs of military veterans and their families, it is open to all job seekers and small business owners. Attendees will be able to interview for jobs with participating employers, while small business owners can discuss opportunities for contracts with participating government agencies. […]

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  • April 23-24 The event will include opening ceremonies, panel speakers, workshops, business matchmaking and an opportunity to network with dignitaries and local officials. Day One A kick off reception will take place on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Exhibit Hall Hours 5:00 pm – 6:00pm Day Two Exhibit Hall Hours 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Register

    VBOC Small Business Conference – April 23-24

    April 23-24 The event will include opening ceremonies, panel speakers, workshops, business matchmaking and an opportunity to network with dignitaries and local officials. Day One A kick off reception will take place on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Exhibit Hall Hours 5:00 pm – 6:00pm Day Two Exhibit Hall Hours 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Register

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  • Original Article: SYS-CON Media YORBA LINDA, CA — (Marketwired) — 03/03/15 — IXI Technology, an established leader in the design, manufacture and support of tactical data communications solutions for military and government agencies, today announced it has won a multi-year, firm-fixed price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for its advanced Data I/O Converter system. IXI’s Data I/O Converter converts data from the Naval Tactical Data System (NTDS) to fiber for the AN/SLQ-32(V) shipboard electronic warfare system that provides electronic support and countermeasure protection for U.S. and international navies. IXI’s Data I/O Converter is a critical component of the AN/SLQ-32(V) 6 […]

    SDVOSB Awarded Five-Year $2.22 Million IDIQ Contract With U.S. Navy

    Original Article: SYS-CON Media YORBA LINDA, CA — (Marketwired) — 03/03/15 — IXI Technology, an established leader in the design, manufacture and support of tactical data communications solutions for military and government agencies, today announced it has won a multi-year, firm-fixed price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for its advanced Data I/O Converter system. IXI’s Data I/O Converter converts data from the Naval Tactical Data System (NTDS) to fiber for the AN/SLQ-32(V) shipboard electronic warfare system that provides electronic support and countermeasure protection for U.S. and international navies. IXI’s Data I/O Converter is a critical component of the AN/SLQ-32(V) 6 […]

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  • Original Article: Florida Today By: Carol Craig Carol Craig is founder and CEO of Cape Canaveral-based Craig Technologies, a $40 million engineering and advanced manufacturing firm craigtechinc.com. The Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech is the sponsor of FLORIDA TODAY’s The Edge columnist series. For more information, visit wbc.fit.edu. I never anticipated business ownership as a job option after leaving the military, but I found that my service with the Navy resulted in a unique perspective that allowed me to more clearly see the point of view of others as well as my own. In particular, it gave me an […]

    SDVOSB-WOSB Small Business Success Story

    Original Article: Florida Today By: Carol Craig Carol Craig is founder and CEO of Cape Canaveral-based Craig Technologies, a $40 million engineering and advanced manufacturing firm craigtechinc.com. The Women’s Business Center at Florida Tech is the sponsor of FLORIDA TODAY’s The Edge columnist series. For more information, visit wbc.fit.edu. I never anticipated business ownership as a job option after leaving the military, but I found that my service with the Navy resulted in a unique perspective that allowed me to more clearly see the point of view of others as well as my own. In particular, it gave me an […]

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  • March 17 The purpose of the WAVE is to provide a forum for Veteran Woman-Owned Small Businesses to promote success through: creating the opportunity to meet prime contractors to discuss business teaming, sub-contracting and mentoring opportunities, providing information detailing success strategies for doing business with the government, networking, and creating a sense of civic responsibility to give back to support our Women Veterans. The WAVE is a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Register: http://www.thewave.us.com/home/tabid/65/default.aspx#

    Women Veterans Small Business Seminar – March 19

    March 17 The purpose of the WAVE is to provide a forum for Veteran Woman-Owned Small Businesses to promote success through: creating the opportunity to meet prime contractors to discuss business teaming, sub-contracting and mentoring opportunities, providing information detailing success strategies for doing business with the government, networking, and creating a sense of civic responsibility to give back to support our Women Veterans. The WAVE is a recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Register: http://www.thewave.us.com/home/tabid/65/default.aspx#

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  • December 9 – 11 Engage with PDM’s from federal and commercial customers to build relationships Learn about federal and commercial opportunities specific to your industry Take part in Networking Roundtables to personally demonstrate and pitch your business Network with other businesses to discover subcontracting and teaming opportunities Attend learning sessions highlighting business-building topics such as: Competitive Strategies for Winning Federal Business Building Strong Corporate Relationships Marketing Your Small Business Capabilities Register

    National Veteran’s Small Business Engagement (NVSBE) – Dec 09-11

    December 9 – 11 Engage with PDM’s from federal and commercial customers to build relationships Learn about federal and commercial opportunities specific to your industry Take part in Networking Roundtables to personally demonstrate and pitch your business Network with other businesses to discover subcontracting and teaming opportunities Attend learning sessions highlighting business-building topics such as: Competitive Strategies for Winning Federal Business Building Strong Corporate Relationships Marketing Your Small Business Capabilities Register

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  • By: Nicole Fallon Original Article: BusinessNewsDaily When military veterans return home from their service, one of the first decisions they have to make is what career path they want to pursue as a civilian. Entrepreneurship is an enticing option for many vets, as it allows them the freedom to be their own boss while using transferrable military leadership skills. “Veteran entrepreneurs are on the frontlines, not unlike they are in the military,” said Jim Salmon, vice president of business services at Navy Federal Credit Union. “They’re in charge of their own destiny, taking control of their direction and taking chances […]

    Small Business Loans: 3 Tips for Veterans

    By: Nicole Fallon Original Article: BusinessNewsDaily When military veterans return home from their service, one of the first decisions they have to make is what career path they want to pursue as a civilian. Entrepreneurship is an enticing option for many vets, as it allows them the freedom to be their own boss while using transferrable military leadership skills. “Veteran entrepreneurs are on the frontlines, not unlike they are in the military,” said Jim Salmon, vice president of business services at Navy Federal Credit Union. “They’re in charge of their own destiny, taking control of their direction and taking chances […]

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  • April 22nd 7:15am – 9:00am The focus of ORP is always on networking and the strength we gain from Veterans working together, but we do have a speaker to enlighten us while we eat breakfast. We are planning on two speakers this month. I have asked a senior military lawyer to come and talk about issues facing the military today. As soon as this is confirmed I will let everyone know. Also, West Huddleston, CEO of National Association of Drug Court Professionals will educate us on Veterans for Justice, an initiative supporting Veterans Treatment Courts and issues facing Veterans. As […]

    DC ORP Veterans Networking Breakfast – April 22

    April 22nd 7:15am – 9:00am The focus of ORP is always on networking and the strength we gain from Veterans working together, but we do have a speaker to enlighten us while we eat breakfast. We are planning on two speakers this month. I have asked a senior military lawyer to come and talk about issues facing the military today. As soon as this is confirmed I will let everyone know. Also, West Huddleston, CEO of National Association of Drug Court Professionals will educate us on Veterans for Justice, an initiative supporting Veterans Treatment Courts and issues facing Veterans. As […]

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