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Small business opportunities for Vietnam veterans

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business.

Small business opportunities for Vietnam veterans

hearing before the Committee on Small Business, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, second session, Boston, MA, June 11, 1984.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Veterans -- Loans -- United States.,
    • Small business -- United States -- Finance.,
    • Veteran-owned business enterprises -- United States -- Finance.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .S6 1984b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 220 p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2663583M
      LC Control Number85600970

        Minority Veterans Program. The term "Veterans who are minorities" means Veterans who are identified as African Americans, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Hispanic, Native American/Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian. As a minority Servicemember or Veteran, you may qualify for a wide range of benefits offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs.   According to data from the Small Business Administration, there are million veteran-owned firms in America, and that number continues to grow. While starting a business .

        The government limits competition for certain contracts to businesses that participate in the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business program. Joining the disabled veterans’ business program makes your business eligible to compete for the program’s set-aside contracts. You can still compete for contract awards under other socio. The VetFran program aims at empowering these brave individuals with support and opportunity. Best Businesses for Veterans: Home Services Sector. With so many options for launching a business, the choices for veterans are nearly unlimited. However, included the home services industry among the sector that provide the best businesses for veterans.

        According to a census data, nearly percent of small businesses in the U.S. are owned by former military, and vets who seek funding alternatives that don’t require to be repaid often avoid some of the early pitfalls of starting your own company. The less debt accrued or outstanding loans required to begin or maintain their business allows veterans more opportunity to focus on.   Yet despite this small percentage of the overall working population, veterans still own almost 10 percent of the small businesses in the United States. The upshot of all this is that military veterans are twice as likely to own a small business as non-veterans. Another way to look at it is that 1 in 5 veterans of working age owns a small business.


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