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A Key Resource for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses


The right information and resources can make all the difference in the success of your small business. The COE Veteran Entrepreneurship Resource Library offers original and curated content like articles, videos, data infographics and websites that deliver insights and advice to help you on your journey. Bookmark us and visit us often to help ensure you have everything you need to succeed.

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Newsworthy Content


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2020 National Survey of Military Affiliated Entrepreneurs: Key Highlights

Short Infographic about the status of military-affiliated entrepreneurs in 2020, including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Topics: Industry/Market research


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URL https://surface.syr.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1056&context=ivmf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2020-11

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Access to Capital Challenges and Opportunities

This paper describes how veterans report financing their businesses, their potential difficulties accessing capital, and the potential reasons they may encounter credit and loan denials. We conclude with a discussion on the possible implications and put forward a preliminary argument for further study that would explore some of the more nuanced aspects of access to capital barriers.

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Topics: Financials


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URL https://surface.syr.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1049&context=ivmf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2019

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Featured Videos


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Design Thinking 1

This video provides a brief overview of the Design Thinking history and evolution. It also discusses the hallmarks, stages, tools, and methods of design thinking. This educational module is part of the business fundamental courses of the Boots to Business program. In the end, there are a few helpful practical exercises.

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Business Stages: Ideation


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URL https://video.syr.edu/media/t/1_821oh3v9

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2021-01-04

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Design Thinking 2

This video discusses Ideation, design thinking brainstorming, and solutions analysis in the light of problem-solving. Also, it demonstrates the viability of prototyping and testing as they are key hallmarks of design thinking. This educational module is part of the business fundamental courses of the Boots to Business program. In the end, there are a few helpful practical exercises.

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Business Stages: Ideation


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URL https://video.syr.edu/media/t/1_u2ytfzg7

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2021-01-04

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Helping Veterans Succeed


Strong partnerships create lasting benefits for Veteran-owned small businesses like yours. Please explore the resources and support that our IVMF partners can offer your small business. Stop back frequently as we will highlight a variety of partners that deliver the resources that can make all the difference for your small business.

Buy Military-Owned Shopping Guide

Shop online at over 350 veteran, active duty, reservists and military spouse-owned businesses.


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Taking Care of Business During a Pandemic: Second Edition

Tips and resources as you continue to pivot during the changing economic environment.


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Alumni Spotlight

Learn why Brian Krusz took control of his own destiny and his company is now on the Vet100.


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