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Women own or co-own 45% of all businesses in the United States. These businesses represent all types of industries and are owned by all types of women. The majority are small, with great potential for growth in both revenues and job creation. That’s why we created Ascent and packed it with in-depth information to help you grow your business. Learn More

Boots to Business

Boots to Business (B2B) is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as part of the Department of Defense Transition Assistance Program (TAP). The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship and applicable business ownership fundamentals. Active Duty Service members (including National Guard and Reserve), Veterans of all eras, and spouses are eligible to participate. Learn More

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CalTAP Entrepreneurship Pathway

The California Transition Assistance Program (CalTAP) Entrepreneurship Pathway is designed to assist veteran business owners and service disabled veteran business owners achieve success in their entrepreneurial ventures. Learn More

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans Families

The Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans’ Families (EBV-F) is an education and self-employment training program founded in 2010 and expanded to Florida State University in 2012. The EBV-F program is designed to take advantage of the skills, resources and infrastructure of higher education to offer cutting-edge, experiential training in entrepreneurship and small business management.  Learn More

National Veteran Business Development Council

The National Veteran Business Development Council is the leading Veteran Owned Business Certification organization developed by Veterans, for Veterans.  Learn More

National Veteran Small Business Coalition (NVSBC)

NVSBC is a nationally recognized non-profit organization that provides Training, Networking, and Advocacy for Veteran small business entrepreneurs in the federal market to ensure they are Procurement Ready and have enhanced access to opportunities to start, operate, sustain, and grow competitive and strong businesses serving Federal agencies and other government contractors. Learn More

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Legal And Tax Considerations For Your New Business

As soon as you decide to start a business, you should begin looking into the things that will protect your personal assets: namely, legal entities, insurance and contracts. Small business lawyer Nicole Pavlik joined our webinar series to help our community of founders understand what are some of the first steps a new business owner should take. Learn More

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11 Things to Do During Small Business Month to Grow Your Company

May is Small Business Month, a time to support and celebrate the contributions of small businesses and startups. It’s also the perfect time for entrepreneurs to explore new ways to directly and indirectly grow their organizations.

This Small Business Month, jump-start your growth initiatives by tackling these 11 critical areas of business development, with dozens of tasks to get you started. Learn More