Veterans, Guards, Reservists

SCORE is committed to helping veterans, service members and their families looking to start and grow small businesses with significant, long term success.  SCORE provides advice, training programs, and long term mentors for the life of any small business – no matter the stage.

We have an initiative that is targeted to assist members of our military (active duty, reserves, and National Guard) and all veterans and their immediate family members with many unique special offers.  This program, sponsored by The Walmart Foundation, is called the Veteran Fast Launch Initiative. It provides:

  • SCORE’s mentoring program where Veteran Fast Launch participants are assigned a highly experienced mentor to guide them every step of the way.
  • FREE or significantly discounted resources for starting businesses, such as computer software and business services (provided by major corporate partners) Click here to learn more.


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Latest News

14 Nov 2014

There are nearly 22 million veterans in the U.S., and they own 9% of all U.S. businesses, according to Further, 5.8 million people are employed by roughly 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses, which generate an estimated $1.2 trillion in sales. Statistics show that veterans are more likely to be self-employed than non-veterans