VETBIZ.gov – Veteran Resource Information Web Site

veteran businessVetbiz.gov is a Veteran Resource Information web site designed to assist veteran entrepreneurs who want to start and expand their businesses in the Federal and private marketplace. This site provides up to the minute information from the Federal Government as it pertains to Service Disabled and Veteran Owned Small Businesses. Please visit our “News and Information Page” for current releases.They provide the following services FREE to anyone who served in the active military, naval or air service, and who was discharged or released there from under conditions other than dishonorable:

  • Vendor Information Pages – a veteran business database that lists businesses that are 51% or more owned by veterans or service-connected disabled veterans. It is used to promote and market Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVOSBs). This database is the number one source for Federal agencies looking for SDVOSB’s to comply with Executive Order 13360 (97KB PDF) . The Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database averages over 4500 visits per month accounting for over 4100 vendor searches by Federal agencies, prime contractors and private citizens. This database is also the sole source for all inquiries for market research requested through The Center for Veterans Enterprise(CVE) and The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
  • Assistance Program Pages – an electronic Clearinghouse that provides a wealth of resources for the veteran contemplating small business ownership and veteran small business owners considering expansion. This database of professional business development organizations provides assistance in startup, financing and procurement as well as other areas in your local community. The Assistance Program Pages (APP) is required by Public Law 106-50 to provide a one stop resource center for veterans interested in business ownership. This database is a valuable tool for all veterans searching for assistance in starting and expanding a small business.
  • Business Coaching, Networking and Outreach – In-house experts help veteran business owners with specific business questions, brainstorming and counseling. The CVE has one of the strongest outreach programs in support of VOSB’s and SDVOSBs. We plan and participate in over 135 conferences yearly to bring awareness to the Federal and private market place as it relates to procurement opportunities for veteran-owned small businesses. Please call toll free at 866-584-2344 or email VACVE@va.gov

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