Boots to Business
Veterans own nearly 1 in 10 of all U.S. small businesses
MCBL is honored to participate in the Boots to Business program here in Hawaii in partnership with SBA’s Resource Partners, SCORE Mentors, Small Business Development Centers, and Veterans Business Outreach Centers and the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University.
Hawaii ranks #5 in the Nation for The Boots to Business Veteran Outreach Program! The program is available free for participating installations to service members and their dependents transitioning or retiring from the U.S. military.
The two-step training program includes:
- Introduction to Entrepreneurship Two-Day Course – a two-day classroom course offered as one of the three Transition GPS elective tracks
- Foundations of Entrepreneurship – an eight-week, instructor-led online course that offers in-depth instruction on the elements of a business plan and tips and techniques for starting a business
March 14 and 15, 2018 at Schofield Barracks
April 17 and 18, 2018 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
May 9 and 10, 2018 at Schofield Barracks
May 23 and 24, 2018 at Schofield Barracks
July 18 and 19, 2018 at Marine Corps Base Hawaii
August 15 and 16, 2018 at Schofield Barracks (spouses only)
September 12 and 13, 2018 at Schofield Barracks
October 9 and 10, 2018 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam
November 28 and 29, 2018 at Schofield Barracks
FREE- for participating installations to service members and their dependents transitioning or retiring from the U.S. military.
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To learn more information about Boots to Business, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail)or call 202-205-VET1 (202-205-8381).
For more SBA resources for veterans, visit SBA.gov/vets.