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Veteran-Owned Business Resources


Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses
StartUp Washington - Washington State Department of Commerce

Veterans not only do a remarkable job in serving their country, but also serving their nation’s economy, becoming successful business owners after their enlistment is through. Nearly 10% of all U.S. businesses are owned and operated by veterans, employing nearly six million workers and generating $1.22 trillion in receipts.


Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID)
Business Oregon - State of Oregon

The primary goal of certification is to level the playing field by providing certified firms a fair opportunity to compete for government contracts regardless of owner ethnicity, gender, disability, or firm size.


Veteran Entrepreneur Portal - Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization
US Department of Veterans Affairs

The Veteran Entrepreneur Portal makes it easier for small businesses to access federal services, regardless of its source—and quickly connects Veteran entrepreneurs to relevant best-practices and information.

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