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Data Brief: Women Veteran Entrepreneurs

This brief provides highlights from the 2020 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs focusing on female veteran entrepreneurs. These findings are based on the data collected from 432 female veteran entrepreneurs, which represents 27% of the respondents that answered the gender question of the 2020 survey. This study monitors trends in the activity, needs, and economic, social, and policy barriers of military-affiliated entrepreneurs in the United States.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/IVMF-Data-Brief-Women-Veteran-Entrepreneurs-March-2021-2.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2021-03

Veteran Certification: Demystify and Align

According to IVMF's National Survey of Military Affiliated Entrepreneurs, 55% of veterans reported business certification as a barrier because of its difficult process. Veteran Certification: Demystify & Align provides information on veteran certification and opportunities for improvement and coordination.

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Topics: Industry/Market research | Legal

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36 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/2021_CVOB_Certification.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2021-02

Data Brief: Black & African American Veteran Entrepreneurs

This brief provides highlights from the 2020 National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs study focusing on Black and African American veteran entrepreneurs. These findings are based on the data collected from 333 Black and African American veteran entrepreneurs, which represents 21% of the respondents that answered the race/ethnicity question of the 2020 survey. This study monitors trends in the activity, needs, and economic, social, and policy barriers of military-affiliated entrepreneurs in the United States.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

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4 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/2021-Back-History-Month-Data-Brief.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2021-02

Making Moves with Experts in Real Estate Source

This video discusses how the pandemic affected the ways of buying, selling, and investing in real estate throuh a panel of experts in the field.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

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0:58:58


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=DDhYQJEtbpY&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=26

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2021-05-19

Paycheck Protection Program (PPP): Guidance on Accessing Capital for Minority, Underserved, Veteran and Women-Owned Business Concern

Article about SBA's endeavor to maximize access to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP or Program).

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Topics: Financials | Industry/Market research

brief

3 pages

Ascent: A Free Learning Platform for Women Entrepreneurs

A free learning platform for women entrepreneurs. Women own or co-own 45% of all businesses in the United States. Ascent is divided into major topics called Journeys, developed by experts in women's entrepreneurship. Within each Journey, you'll find Excursions with the tools you need to master a topic. Each excursion includes a time estimate for completion.

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Topics: Financials | Marketing and communications | Mentorship

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URL https://ascent.sba.gov/

Publisher, U.S. Small Business Administration

2021-01-04

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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0:14:46


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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

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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0:13:40


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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

An Independent Contractor's Guide to Cares Act Relief

This guide discusses the PPP loans, Economic Injury Disaster loans, and unemployment compensation options. This can help individuals or contractors who are financially affected due to COVID-19.

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Topics: Financials

article

5 pages

Black and African Americans in The Military: From Service to Civilian Life

This infographic provides key highlights of Black and African American service members and veterans. The information and statistics in this document are from our various data collection efforts centered on military life, transition, employment, entrepreneurship, and higher education.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

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4 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/2020_BlackHistoryMonth_updated_2.17.21.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2020-02

Women in the Military: Transition, Employment, and Higher Education After Service

This infographic provides key highlig hts on women in the military. The information in this document comes from our various data collection efforts centered on transition, employment, entrepreneurship, and higher education.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

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2 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2020_WomensHistory_3.11.20_final-1.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2020-03

IVMF/AARP Webinar 1 Entrepreneurship: Marketing amid our New Normal

This video is about marketing and entrepreneurship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Topics: Marketing and communications

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0:58:06


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9r2y8gFVFjo&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=21

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2020-01-25

AcknowledgementsEntrepreneurship in a New Environment: Part 1

IVMF/AARP Webinar 2 Entrepreneurship: Revisiting Your Small Business Brand

This webinar is given through a collaboration between IVMF and AARP discussing topics that range from marketing to securing contracts. In this video business owners the importance of having a strong brand, the need to rebrand, and conveying your brand to customers.

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Topics: Marketing and communications

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0:54:52


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDgrN7WOojA&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=23

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2020-08-20

AcknowledgementsEntrepreneurship in a New Environment: Part 2

IVMF/AARP Webinar 3 Entrepreneurship: Securing Government and Corporate Contracts

This video is about entrepreneurship during the COVID-19 pandemic and the purposes and pathway to getting government contracts.

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Topics: Government contracting

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0:51:27


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bj6JJ5fi2f8&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=24

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2020-10-22

AcknowledgementsEntrepreneurship in a New Environment: Part 3

Leveraging Your Network & Resources

This video discusses networking tips and important resources for small businesses through a panel of IVMF graduates who are veteran business owners.

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Topics: Industry/Market research | Marketing and communications

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1:02:29


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=DFwPb-QOsvA&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=24

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2020-11-06

VetNet Entrepreneur Track Channel

Youtube page with content focused on helping transitioning veterans begin their own business. Helpful for veterans and non-veterans who are looking to get base level understanding of the information needed to start a business.

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Business Stages: Ideation, Start-up

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URL http://www.youtube.com/user/VetNetEntrepreneur

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2020-02-26

U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

Homepage of Small Business Administration, with access to resources helpful for finding funding, gaining access to contracts, and general information. Helpful for small business owners inside the United States to develop their business strategy.

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Topics: Financials | Management | Operations | Strategic planning

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URL https://www.sba.gov/

Publisher, U.S. Small Business Administration

2020

SCORE

Homepage of SCORE, a resource for free business mentoring and education, which helps small businesses in the United States. Helpful for those looking to begin their business or grow their early stage business.

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Topics: Mentorship

Business Stages: Growth, Ideation, Start-up

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URL https://www.score.org/

Publisher, Score

2020

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

data visualization

4 pages

2020 National Survey of Military Affiliated Entrepreneurs: Research Report

This report belongs to National Survey of Military-Affiliated Entrepreneurs (NSMAE) series, annual and longitudinal, study of veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs. The research seeks to gain better insights and understanding of military-affiliated entrepreneurs and identify economic, political, and socio-cultural factors that serve as barriers to entrepreneurship for military-affiliated individuals.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

report

73 pages

Direct Access Program

Direct Access Program (DAP) offers unique opportunities for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) to build partnerships, maximize networking, and gain access to Procurement Decision Makers (PDMs) through structured, screened, and periodic events.

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Topics: Mentorship

website

Veteran Employment/Entrepreneurship Landscape: Washington D.C. Area

A targeted analysis of veteran entrepreneurial activity in the Washington Area that helps understand aspects about veteran business ownership and how to better support VOBs.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

data visualization

2 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2019_DC_Vet_landscape_4.26.19_P2.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2019-05

Veteran Employment/Entrepreneurship Landscape: Atlanta Metro Area

A targeted analysis of veteran entrepreneurial activity in the Atlanta Metro Area that helps understand aspects about veteran business ownership and how to better support VOBs.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

data visualization

2 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2019_atlanta_Vet_landscape_5.24.19.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2019-05

Veteran Employment/Entrepreneurship Landscape: San Antonio-New Braunfels Metro Area

A targeted analysis of veteran entrepreneurial activity in the San Antonio/New Braunfels Metro Area that helps understand aspects about veteran business ownership and how to better support VOBs.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

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2 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2019_SanAntonio_landscape_6.19.19_DIGITAL.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2019-06

Veteran Entrepreneur Activity: Texas Highlights

This research brief presents key highlights to better understand the trends in veteran entrepreneurial activity within the state of Texas.

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Topics: Financials | Industry/Market research

brief

16 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/2019_Texas_Entrepreneurship_2.25.19_DIGITAL.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2019-02

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

report

25 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/IVMF_Access-to-Capital-Challenge_Nov-2019_kksrvm.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2019

Can a Small Business Market Itself for Free? Here Are 13 Creative Tactics to Consider

15 minute read from Forbes on free marketing tactics for small businesses.

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Topics: Marketing and communications

Business Stages: Business cycle, Start-up

website

SBA Veterans Assistance Programs: An Analysis of Contemporary Issues

This report opens with an examination of the economic circumstances of veteran-owned businesses drawn from the Bureau of the Census's 2012 Survey of Business Owners (SBO). It then provides a brief overview of veterans' employment experiences, comparing unemployment and labor force participation rates for veterans, veterans who have left the military since September 2001, and nonveterans.

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Topics: Financials | Professional development

report

34 pages


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URL https://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R42695.pdf

Publisher, Congressional Research Service

2019-08-27

Becoming a Supplier: Leading Practices for Corporate Buy-In

Large companies understand the value of having a diverse supplier base that aligns with their diverse customer base. This creates opportunities for veteran-owned businesses (VOBs) as many larger companies are looking for VOBs to bring on as suppliers. Surprisingly, the biggest challenge that many of these companies face is identifying VOBs that fit a certain geographic or business need and have the ability to perform the work required.

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Topics: Mentorship | Professional development

brief

5 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Becoming-a-Supplier-for-VOBs-Guide.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2019-02

Veteran Other Targeted Populations (OTP) Project -- Fact Sheet

This working paper provides initial insights related to veteran entrepreneurship, access to capital challenges, and economic distress.

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Topics: Financials | Industry/Market research

report

51 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/IVMF-VOP-Fact-Sheet-May-25-2018.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2018-05-25

What You Should Know

Short infographic with data relating to veteran entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship ecosystems. Helpful for general awareness of entrepreneurship industry.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

Business Stages: Business cycle

data visualization

1 page


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/COE-Veteran-Entrepreneurship-One-pager-7.31.18.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2018-08-15

What You Should Know

A few highlights about what we know about veteran entrepreneurs, reasons they pursue entrepreneurship, and the resources and ecosystems that have helped veteran entrepreneurs with their businesses.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

Business Stages: Business cycle

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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/article/veteran-entrepreneurship-what-you-should-know/

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2018-08-15

Facts & Data on Small Business and Entrepreneurship: A Rundown on Key Facts, Numbers and Trends Regarding Entrepreneurship and Small Business

This resource provides crucial statistics and facts concerning American employers and businesses, along with facts regarding global trade, women-owned firms, GDP, and Employment.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

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URL https://sbecouncil.org/about-us/facts-and-data/

Publisher, Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council

2018

Engaging Veteran-Owned Businesses: Leading Practices for Corporate Supplier Diversity

Veteran employment continues to be an integral part of many companies' veteran strategy; notwithstanding the fact that 60% of veterans work for small or medium enterprises. That said, helping veteran-owned small businesses succeed in the marketplace is increasingly relevant to the American economy. According to a comprehensive study by the Small Business Administration, there are more than 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses (VOBs), that's 9% of all US businesses, with total annual revenues of more than $1 trillion.

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Topics: Human resources | Mentorship

brief

4 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Leading-Practices-for-Corporate-Supplier-Diversity-Guide.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2018-10

Bridging the Gap: Insights into Veteran Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

This research brief highlights some of the challenges veteran entrepreneurs face, provides insights into veteran businesses, and offers an overview of elements within the veteran entrepreneurial ecosystem that aim to address these challenges. Through this brief, we hope to highlight efforts and opportunities to provide further support and advance veterans in their entrepreneurial ventures.

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Topics: Financials | Marketing and communications

brief

12 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/OV_WhitePaper_5.30.18_FINAL_DIGITAL6_1accessible.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2018-05

Access to Capital: Be Prepared to Secure Additional Support for Your Company

This resource aims to guide you through the process of securing financial support, goods, assets, and production for your business.

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Topics: Financials | Industry/Market research

Business Stages: Start-up

article

16 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Access-to-Capital-Report9.14.17.REVISED.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2017-09

Bridging the Gap: Motivations, Challenges, and Successes of Veteran Entrepreneurs

This exploratory study seeks to better understand veterans' business journey experience. As a result, this research study spans several areas of the business ownership, including finances, mentorships and networks, educational and learning styles, and challenges/barriers.

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Topics: Financials | Marketing and communications | Mentorship

article

40 pages

High Growth Young Firms: Contribution to Job, Output, and Productivity Growth

The authors in this chapter describe their efforts to extend the data infrastructure on business dynamics to permit tracking real output and labor productivity growth at the firm level for the entire US private sector on an annual basis. They study the contribution of young high-growth firms to real output and productivity growth.

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Business Stages: Growth

book

53 pages


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URL https://www.nber.org/system/files/chapters/c13492/c13492.pdf

Publisher, University of Chicago Press

2017-09

Veteran-Owned Businesses and Their Owners: Data from the Census Bureau's Survey of Business Owners

This report discusses the veteran-owned business characteristics and statistics. It also generally presents some of the most important and useful information at the "top-level" - that is, for the entire United States - although it also includes state-level summary data.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

report

107 pages

Employment Services -- Chapter 9: Self-employment

This chapter provides guidance on the self-employment process, the assignment of categories for self-employment assistance and self-employment in conjunction with a State Vocational Rehabilitation agency.

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Topics: Operations | Professional development

book

27 pages


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URL https://www.benefits.va.gov/WARMS/docs/admin28/M28R/Part_VI/M28R.VI.A.9.pdf

Publisher, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

2017-02-14

The State of Veteran Entrepreneurship Research: What We Know and Next Steps

This paper reviews the current state of research on veteran entrepreneurship, identifies critical gaps, and offers recommendations for future research.

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Topics: Financials | Industry/Market research

Business Stages: Business cycle, Growth, Ideation, Start-up

report

28 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/The-State-of-Veteran-Entrepreneurship-Research.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2016-11-17

JP Morgan Chase & Co. Commits $75 Million to Increase Access to Capital

JPMorgan Chase doubled the size of its global Small Business Forward program by committing $75 million over the three years from 2016-2019 to support women, minority, and veteran-owned small businesses.

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Topics: Financials

article

Self-Employment in the United States

This paper examines the recent trends in self-employment by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, including both the unincorporated and the incorporated self-employed, as well as data on paid employees who work for the self-employed.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

article

15 pages

The Business Case for Hiring a Veteran: Beyond the Cliches

This brief draws from academic literature to suggest a robust, specific, and compelling business case for hiring individuals with military background and experience. It also details the results of a comprehensive review of academic literature from the fields of business, psychology, sociology, and organizational behavior.

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Topics: Human resources

brief

4 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/The-Business-Case-for-Hiring-a-VeteranACC_2.21.18.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2016

Revisiting the Business Case for Hiring a Veteran: A Strategy for Cultivating Competitive Advantage

This paper responds to recent dialogue on measuring companies' return on investment (ROI) for their veteran hiring programs. It also cautions industry leaders against fixating on any single or generalized benchmark for their veteran hiring programs.

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Topics: Human resources

article

23 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/Revisiting-the-Business-Case_Workforce-Readiness_Full-Report.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2016-04

War Veterans and Civilian Reentry: Combatting Unemployment with Entrepreneurship

This OAGE conference paper presentation analyzes Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) demographic data to come to a better understanding of the patterns of employment for veterans, and the relationship between disabled veteran status and unemployment in the U.S.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

article

28 pages


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URL https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1017&context=oagec

Publisher, Bowling Green State University

2015-04-24

AcknowledgementsThis paper was discussed in the break out session no. 1 at the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education Conference.

Income and Net Worth of Veteran Business Owners over the Business Cycle, 2007-2013

This study examines the financial success, measured by income and net worth, of households headed by military veterans. The study focuses on comparisons of income and net worth for three groups: (1) veterans and non-veteran households; (2) veterans households with and without small business, and (3) veteran and non-veteran small business households.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

report

65 pages

Starting Your Company with an Exit Strategy in Mind

This video covers strategic planning, raising funds and exit strategy, and funding resources in the form of a webinar.

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Topics: Financials | Strategic planning

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0:31:45


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzOnPHil2A8&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=18

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2014-10-15

Social Entrepreneurship and Starting a VSO

Hour long video of a panel of experts in veteran service organizations (VSO) discussing best practices for those looking to start their own VSO. Helpful for those interested in beginning an organization which supports a community.

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Topics: Social entrepreneurship

Business Stages: Start-up

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1:01:06


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uG2xzsm-NKc

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2014-02-26

Applying for Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Benefits

Detailed two page worksheet on eligibility and how to apply for vocational rehabilitation and unemployment benefits.

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Topics: Human resources | Professional development

brief

2 pages


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URL https://library.vets.syr.edu/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/VRE-one-pager-Education.pdf

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2014

AcknowledgementsFor more information about Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment benefits is available at http://www.vba.va.gov/bln/vre/index.htm

Study: Millennials are the True Entrepreneur Generation

A survey was released by Bentley University suggests that millennials sense that career success will require them to be more nimble, independent, and entrepreneurial than past generations.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

article

The Role of Entrepreneurship in US Job Creation and Economic Dynamism

This paper describes how the concept of entrepreneurship is reflected in existing data on firm age and size. It then turns to a discussion of the role of startup firms in job creation.

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Topics: Operations

article

37 pages


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URL https://pubs.aeaweb.org/doi/pdfplus/10.1257/jep.28.3.3

Publisher, American Economic Association

2014

Income and Net Worth of Veteran Business Owners over the Business Cycle, 1989-2010

This study focuses on the changing financial health of veterans during recent economic cycles. It examines the changes from 1989 to 2010, a period covering several economic expansions and contractions, for all veteran and non-veteran households and or those owning small businesses.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

article

5 pages

An Aging Nation: The Older Population in the United States

This report examines how the age structure of the U.S. population is expected to change over the coming decades and focuses on the older population in terms of age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin.

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Topics: Operations

article

28 pages

2014 Military Family Lifestyle Survey: Comprehensive Report

This report summarizes the results and analysis of the fifth annual Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle Survey. It covers military lifestyle, civilian intersections, transitioning and veteran employment, financial readiness, and military family members' about and benefits.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

report

112 pages


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URL https://ivmf.syracuse.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/BSFReportComprehensiveReport.pdf

Publisher, Blue Star Families

2014

AcknowledgementsThe 2014 Blue Star Families Annual Lifestyle Survey was written and analyzed in collaboration with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University.

IVMF Business Plan Lab | Intro to the Business Plan

This video is part of a series which highlights the steps and necessity of having a business plan.

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Topics: Industry/Market research | Operations

video

0:34:39


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA2LnpCZ10Q&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=7

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-08-16

AcknowledgementsIVMF Business Plan Lab: Session 1

IVMF Business Plan Lab | Opportunity: Company & Industry

This video covers the necessity of capitalizing on opportunities in the business plan.

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Topics: Industry/Market research | Operations

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0:40:23


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f_XIiJ8IkAk&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=8

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-08-23

AcknowledgementsIVMF Business Plan Lab: Session 2

IVMF Business Plan Lab | Market Research & Analysis

This video is about Market Research and its impact on a Business Plan.

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Topics: Industry/Market research | Operations

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1:04:02


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E7n4UnzUomE&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=9

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-08-30

AcknowledgementsIVMF Business Plan Lab: Session 3

IVMF Business Plan Lab | The Marketing Plan

This video covers the stage of the business plan which deals with marketing.

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Topics: Marketing and communications | Operations

video

0:15:53


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyAV-vG7h30&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=11

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-09-09

AcknowledgementsIVMF Business Plan Lab: Session 5

IVMF Business Plan Lab | Your Team and Deal Structure

This video covers the structure of your team and deals made for the business plan.

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Topics: Human resources | Strategic planning

video

0:10:56


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FjTRrIg3RW4&list=PLRn-1Cxfnb63OgmMl93kF08bA4-bPHwNw&index=12

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-10-14

AcknowledgementsIVMF Business Plan Lab: Session 8

A Health and Wellness Presentation with Semper Sarah

An hour long video presentation featuring Sarah Taylor discussing resilience building and holistic wellness with a panel of entrepreneurship experts. Helpful for anyone seeking to build stability in their social enterprise or themselves.

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Topics: Professional development | Social entrepreneurship

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

1:04:04


Full Record Details

URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAvvuplwqFw

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-10-08

Class Twelve: The Enemy of Entrepreneurship -- Fear & Change

56 minute video from VetNet featuring a panel discussion on how to keep small business dynamic. Helpful for owners of small businesses who are looking to talk their enterprise to the next level.

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Topics: Strategic planning

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:55:54


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLcYKCBaiRII

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-05-21

Class Ten: Building a Business Team

One hour long video from VetNet with panel to discuss best processes for and what qualities to look for when building your business personnel. Helpful for entrepreneurs looking to grow their already established business or to prospective business owners looking to on board founding personnel.

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Topics: Human resources | Strategic planning

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

1:02:18


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEiGFPSM5Dc

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-05-07

Class Eight: Communicating with Your Customer

58 minute long video by VetNet with panel discussing best marketing and sales tactics. Helpful for business operating with public customers who are looking to grow.

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Topics: Marketing and communications

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:58:40


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S82--aFkcM8

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-04-23

Class Six: Niche Thyself! How to Think about Product Positioning

46 minute long video by VetNet with panel discussing how to identify current and future gaps in markets for prospective businesses. Helpful for entrepreneurs or business owners who are looking to branch into an untapped market.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:46:43


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYHgTJNxQqA

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-04-09

Class Eight: What's Next

50 minute video from VetNet with panel discussing the process of taking a successful small operation to the next level. This video is helpful for any business owner considering growing their already established business through acquisitions, being acquired, franchising, etc.

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Business Stages: Business cycle, Growth

video

0:50:19


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e4pfiT2JEnU

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-02-05

Vetrepreneurs Hiring Veteran Employees -- A Strategic Discussion

45 minute video from VetNet with panel discussing how to create a culture and hiring process conducive to attracting veteran employees. Helpful for business owners looking to hire veterans.

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Topics: Human resources

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:45:54


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1yNLQgCh-s

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-09-03

Class Three: More on the Customer: Market Analysis

This session covers ways on conducting adequate customer analysis, which will help you understand your customer and their buyer behavior. It helps entrepreneurs understand customers needs during the launch/start-up phases.

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Topics: Industry/Market research | Strategic planning

Business Stages: Business cycle

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1:05:07


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIA3FszVlAE

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-03-19

Office Hours Two: Will my Ideas Work?

15 minute video from VetNet with Cornell University's Neil Tarallo discussing early stage advice for prospective entrepreneurs. Helpful for those looking to flush out prospective business ideas.

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Business Stages: Business cycle, Ideation

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0:14:36


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcuBXhCXf7w

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-03-14

Class One: Mission, Aspiration, & Risk

This session with James Dever helps you recognize how your mission needs to relate to your goals and objectives. There are risks and assumptions associated with pursuing your goals and missions, and this session talks about ways to overcome these risks and issues. It is helpful for prospective entrepreneurs to develop early-stage ideas.

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Topics: Financials

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

1:00:31


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljIw-xguupg

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-03-05

Class Seven: The Economics of a New Venture

Understand resource needs and their implications on economic model. Learn how to develop your pricing and costing strategies. Understand your fixed vs. variable costs, firm's margins and volumes, and calculate your breakeven point. Gain clear understanding of your model for making money! Featuring Mike Schoeneck and Mirza Tihic, Director of Program Support Services at IVMF

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Topics: Operations

Business Stages: Business cycle

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0:48:55


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUh29dzPt5I

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-04-16

Class Nine: Marketing Research

Marketing Research, including definition and concepts of marketing, marketing concepts, marketing strategies and how to best achieve marketing goals. Featuring Mike Schoeneck, Neil Tarallo, Sr. Lecturer & Academic Director at the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship, the School of Hotel Administration, Cornell University and Paul Tarallo, Media Director. Digital Media Strategist at Smith Marketing Services LLC

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Topics: Industry/Market research

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:57:20


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rzf0oIvz7wE

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-04-20

Class Five: Reflection -- Make Meaning Through Your Business

How can you maintain your motivation as an entrepreneur and keep the passion and your entrepreneurial drive five years from now? In this session we will talk about making meaning through your business, one of key ingredients of successful entrepreneurial ventures. Hosted by Mr. Tom Kruczek.

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Topics: Human resources

Business Stages: Business cycle

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0:27:53


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxuoAbYICYM

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-04-02

Opportunity Recognition: Lessons from a Vetrepreneur's Tech Start-up Story

Featuring Mark Morris: CEO and Founder of MyGigline. Discusses lessons learned throughout his career as a veteran business owner, including difference between business model and business plan and customer development

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Topics: Strategic planning | Structure

Business Stages: Business cycle

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0:50:28


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1f1Yx9GG-v8

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-11-13

It's all about Who You Know -- A Strategic Discussion on F2F Networking for Veteran Entrepreneurs

45 minute panel discussion from VetNet discussing best networking practices for veteran business owners. Could be helpful for non-veteran entrepreneurs as well.

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Topics: Marketing and communications

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:45:15


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkqFd_-p0oc

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-09-24

Class Eleven: Networking!

55 minute panel discussion on best networking practices for entrepreneurs. Helpful for entrepreneurs looking for a more in depth discussion on how to build robust business networks.

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Topics: Marketing and communications | Mentorship

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:55:51


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HvOBbmNmnk

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-05-14

Procurement Technical Assistance Center Presentation

30 minute panel presentation from the PTAC discussing government contracting, how to conduct bids, how to complete registrations, etc. Helpful for business looking into government contracting.

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Topics: Government contracting

video

0:33:05


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQOGf3-rw8g

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-10-30

Your Business Performance: Scorecard and Metrics

50 minute video from the IVMF with panel discussing how to identify performance metrics for small businesses. Helpful for small business owners looking to establish strategic guidelines for their enterprise.

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Topics: Operations

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:50:15


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bvDmnjr3xA

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-08-21

Becoming More Efficient in Your Business

47 minute video from the IVMF with panel discussing best infrastructure, governance, and structure practices for increasing efficiency in a small business. Helpful for small business owners looking to professionalize their company.

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Topics: Operations

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:47:54


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKtQACFBR4E

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-05-15

The Art of Negotiation

Outlines the "Do's and Don'ts" of negotiations in business and partnerships. Also guides listeners on establishing diplomacy and understanding the negotiating process. Guest speaker: Mike Lantz, President of Capstone Manufacturing LLC, retired Attorney at Law and retired Lt. Colonel

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Topics: Strategic planning

video

0:58:44


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zcr1qDbIdRk

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-09-18

Business Advice: What I Have Learned from my Failure

Featuring panelists Jeffrey Zander - CEO and managing partner of Zander Insurance Group and Jerry Patnode - Chair of School of Business at York College, advertising, copyrighter, producer, founded 4 companies. Panelists discuss what caused them to "fail", lessons they learned (like needing a full business plan), and how to learn from their mistakes.

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Topics: Operations | Strategic planning

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:51:37


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMcbi6ibe3Q

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-07-17

Crowd Funding 101

Feat. Sulin Lau, Kiva Zip Fellow USA. "KIVA ZIP is an online crowd funding platform launched by +Kiva.org, to drive innovations in person-to-person lending. This webinar covers: (a)What is crowd funding and how it works (b)Different crowd funding platform and which one works for you (c)How to access KIVA ZIP funding".

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Topics: Financials

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:45:12


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5i31kWZ8Ak

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-04-17

Social Media and What it Can Do for Your Small Business

One hour panel discussion from the IVMF discussing the basics of social media marketing with a case study of using social media as a marketing tool. Helpful for entrepreneurs unfamiliar with social media marketing.

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Topics: Marketing and communications

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:59:45


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YD77G7KP5Vc

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-02-20

EBV and V-WISE Small Business Loan Exchange Webinar

Featuring David Nayor, Co-President of BoeFly, discuss finding funding for small businesses and becoming "bank-ready", and financing your business by leveraging the internet. Also highlights BoeFly and how to find the right lender specific to financing your business needs and compares traditional vs emerging loans/financing.

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Topics: Financials

Business Stages: Business cycle

video

0:50:26


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URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YVV1yTj4wB4

Publisher, Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

2013-03-20

Veteran and Military Service Organizations Directory

Directory holding contact information of Veteran and Military Service Organizations in the United States. Helpful for veterans looking for any resources or for anyone looking to help the veteran community.

Learn more about the book of Veteran and Military Service Organizations Directory

Topics: Professional development

book

128 pages

4 Business Lessons from Quentin Tarantino Movies

Various business lessons adapted from Quentin Tarantino's success, featuring Robert J. Thompson, professor of Television and Popular Culture at Syracuse University, and Todd Dewett, a management professor at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.

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Business Stages: Start-up

website

10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Small-Business Attorney

10 minute read from Entrepreneur that discusses helpful questions to ask prospective attorneys for small businesses. Helpful for entrepreneurs looking for legal representation who are unfamiliar with law.

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Topics: Legal

Business Stages: Business cycle

website

Profile of Veteran Business Owners: More Young Veterans Appear to Be Starting Businesses

This study examines the veterans business owners demographics. It shows some vital entrepreneurial statistics concerning the veteran entrepreneurs along with their business characteristics.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

article

6 pages

Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Size Enterprises

This book covers various important areas related to starting the business and the required permits, taxes, international trading, and business regulations.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

book

316 pages

A Study of Veteran-Owned Small Businesses and the Impact of Military Reserve Call-ups since 9/11

Because of the impact of veteran-owned businesses on the economy, the authors chose to conduct a study of small business owners, specifically veteran-owned businesses, to examine their overall business health and in addition, to measure the impact of military reserve call-ups on small businesses since 9/11.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

article

24 pages

Strengths and Weaknesses of Quantitative and Qualitative Research

This resource discusses both qualitative and quantitative methods' strengths and weaknesses in research and their roles in product development.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

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Factors Affecting Entrepreneurship among Veterans

This paper investigates whether military service has a statistically significant impact on veteran entrepreneurship using three complementary data sources. The analysis tests the hypothesis that military service imparts some unique training or acculturation that makes veterans more likely to become self-employed than otherwise similar individuals.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

report

34 pages


Full Record Details

URL https://www.sba.gov/sites/default/files/files/rs384tot.pdf

Publisher, U.S. Small Business Administration

2011-03

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Program: Preliminary Information on Actions Taken by Agencies to Address Fraud and Abuse and Remaining Vulnerabilities

GAO reviewed prior findings from audits and investigations of the SDVOSB program, and contacted SBA, VA, and agency IG officials for an update on actions taken in response to GAO's prior recommendations and the 10 case-study firms.

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Topics: Government contracting | Industry/Market research

article

13 pages


Full Record Details

URL https://www.gao.gov/assets/gao-11-589t.pdf

Publisher, U.S. Government Accountability Office

2011-07-28

Social Entrepreneurship

Hour and 20 minute video featuring a panel of experts on social entrepreneurship. The panel discussses how private solutions to community problems can be the best way to make certain changes. Helpful for those looking to become more informed on Social Entrepreneurship.

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Topics: Social entrepreneurship

video

1:19:36


Full Record Details

URL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkCUalVWiW0

Publisher, Stanford Graduate School of Business

2010-03-24

The Role of Small Business in Economic Development of the United States: From the End of the Korean War (1953) to the Present

The goal of this paper is to show a link between economic development and small business. And discusses that the Economic development that has been evasive to a significant section of the U.S. and federal programs have attempted to remedy the disparity/ies.

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Topics: Operations

article

19 pages

Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment and Business Data: An Introduction to Several Large, Nationally-Representative Datasets

This paper briefly describes several of the most respected and up-to-date sources of data on entrepreneurs, the self-employed, and small businesses.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

article

20 pages


Full Record Details

URL http://ftp.iza.org/dp4052.pdf

Publisher, Institute of Labor Economics

2009-03

Behavioral and Cognitive Factors in Entrepreneurship: Entrepreneurs as the Active Element in New Venture Creation

A careful attention to relevant aspects of entrepreneurs' behavior and cognition can offer useful insights into key aspects of this complex process. Investigation of carefully selected behavioral and cognitive factors can create new ventures (e.g., how opportunity recognition or creation actually occurs, how and what entrepreneurs learn from increasing experience in launching and operating new ventures).

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Business Stages: Growth

article

16 pages


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URL https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1002/sej.12

Publisher, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal

2007-11-21

Exit Strategies for Your Business

15 minute read from Entrepreneur with a brief walkthrough of potential exit strategies for small businesses. Includes discussions of selling, IPO, acquisition, and others. Helpful for late stage entrepreneurs looking to retire or otherwise close out their business.

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Topics: Strategic planning

Business Stages: Business cycle

website


Full Record Details

URL https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/78512

Publisher, Entrepreneur

2005-06-27

The Role of Small Business in Economic Growth and Poverty Alleviation in West Virginia: An Empirical Analysis

The main objective of the study is to empirically evaluate the critical roles of small businesses in economic growth and poverty alleviation in West Virginia.

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Topics: Operations

article

27 pages

Social Networks and Entrepreneurship

In this paper, the authors study the use of social relations in the business establishment process. they describe how entrepreneurs develop and maintain social contacts during the three early phases of establishing a business in four countries.

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Topics: Marketing and communications | Mentorship

article

49 pages


Full Record Details

URL http://homes.chass.utoronto.ca/~agreve/Greve-Salaff_ET&P.pdf

Publisher, Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice Journal

2003-01

Crime Rates and Local Labor Market Opportunities in the United States: 1979-1997

This paper examines the impact of both wages and unemployment on crime and uses instrumental variables to establish causality.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

article

17 pages


Full Record Details

URL https://direct.mit.edu/rest/article-pdf/84/1/45/1613254/003465302317331919.pdf

Publisher, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press Direct

2002-02-01

Race, Poverty, and Enlistment: Some Evidence from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth

This paper explores the determinants of enlistment for a large sample of male youth drawn from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

article

11 pages


Full Record Details

URL https://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/econ_scholarship/18/

Publisher, Illinois Wesleyan University

1994

Research on Women Business Owners: Past Trends, a New Perspective and Future Directions

This paper reviews empirical research studies on women business owners and their ventures, classifies the studies in a framework, and summarizes trends emerging from this research.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

article

27 pages

The Role of Networks in the Entrepreneurial Process

This study was concerned with understanding the start-up process: the backgrounds of people, the businesses they started, and the networks they used. Very clear results emerged.

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Topics: Marketing and communications

article

12 pages

Census Business Builder (CBB)

The Census Business Builder (CBB) has demographic and economic data provided by the Census Bureau in an accessible and usable format. This includes a small business edition primarily for small business owners who need key data for their business plan or to better understand their potential market. It presents data for a single type of business at a time.

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Topics: Industry/Market research

website

MyMoney.gov

This website is a product of the Congressionally chartered Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission, which is made up of more than 20 Federal entities that are coordinating and collaborating to strengthen financial capability and increase access to financial services for all Americans. It includes information on managing money and reaching financial goals.

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Topics: Financials

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Full Record Details

URL http://www.MyMoney.gov

Publisher, MyMoney.gov

Credit Union National Association (CUNA)

Credit Union National Association is the most influential financial services trade association and the only national association that advocates on behalf of all of America's credit unions. [We] promote, support, protect, unify and advance the credit union movement". Works with policymakers, holds events, etc. You may have to be a member to receive services.

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Topics: Financials | Professional development

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Full Record Details

URL https://www.cuna.org/

Publisher, Credit Union National Association

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

They work with advocacy groups, chambers of commerce, and small business coalitions to showcase small business capabilities and bring small businesses to the forefront of federal procurement opportunities. They offer services that include implementing policies set by the Small Business Administration.

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Topics: Government contracting

website

NOLO

NOLO homepage which offers simplified legal resources. Helpful for early or mid track businesses seeking legal information.

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Topics: Legal

Business Stages: Business cycle

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URL https://www.nolo.com/

Publisher, NOLO

AcknowledgementsThe information provided on this site is not legal advice, does not constitute a lawyer referral service, and no attorney-client or confidential relationship is or will be formed by use of the site.

Basic Guide to E-Commerce (Doing Business over the Internet/Web)

Landing page at Free Management Library for e-commerce resources. Includes dozens of links to information on how to utilize e-commerce as a small business. Helpful for early or mid stage businesses looking to grow sales.

Visit the website of Basic Guide to E-Commerce (Doing Business over the Internet/Web)

Topics: Technology

Business Stages: Business cycle

website

SBA Loans

The Small Business Administration's guide on finding capital/loans for your small business. Includes eligibility requirements, loan partners, how to get free business counseling. Additionally includes Lender Match, which helps borrower find SBA approved loans with partners to ensure easier access to loans with reduced risk.

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Topics: Financials

Business Stages: Business cycle

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URL https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans

Publisher, U.S. Small Business Administration

National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

Events, articles, and initiatives to support entrepreneurs. Self describes as "The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) empowers the next generation of American companies that will fuel the economy of tomorrow. As the voice of the U.S. venture capital and startup community, NVCA advocates for public policy that supports the American entrepreneurial ecosystem".

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Business Stages: Business cycle, Growth

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URL https://nvca.org/

Publisher, National Venture Capital Association

All Law

Homepage of All Law which has legal resources across disciplines. Includes free legal resources.

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Topics: Legal

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URL http://www.alllaw.com/

Publisher, AllLaw

AcknowledgementsThe information provided on this site is not legal advice, does not constitute a lawyer referral service, and no attorney-client or confidential relationship is or will be formed by use of the site.

Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contracting Programs

Resources page from the SBA discussing efforts to include women owned companies and how to take advantage of those programs.

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Topics: Government contracting | Mentorship

website

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization Page from the US Social Security Administration website with information on their program to help small and disadvantaged businesses.

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Topics: Financials

Business Stages: Start-up

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URL https://www.ssa.gov/osdbu/

Publisher, U.S. Social Security

AcknowledgementsThis website is produced and published at U.S. taxpayer expense.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Home page for the FDIC which self-describes itself as "The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is an independent agency created by the Congress to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system. The FDIC insures deposits; examines and supervises financial institutions for safety, soundness, and consumer protection; makes large and complex financial institutions resolvable; and manages receiverships" (taken directly from website home page).

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Topics: Financials

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Publisher, The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Prepare for Emergencies

Disasters can strike at any time, and being prepared to rebuild is critical for a businesses success and longevity. These three steps will help ensure you're ready to manage any emergency.

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