Welcome Veterans!

We are proud to partner with Facebook to help veterans, military members and their families start and grow their own small businesses. Get free resources and find your mentor today.

How Can SCORE Help Veteran Entrepreneurs?

SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. Our network of more than 10,000 mentors can meet with you via phone, video, or email to answer your business questions. 

Some of our mentors also served in the military. They understand your challenges because they’ve faced them, too. They can help you translate military skills into business success by navigating available services, funding opportunities, government contracts and more.

SCORE also provides free business workshops and educational resources.
Here are a few for veteran entrepreneurs:

Recorded Webinar

From Veteran to Entrepreneur - Steps to Start and Find Funding

This educational webinar will provide actionable step-by-step guidance on starting a business and filing proper documents to gain funds. Read more

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Are You the Next Veteran Entrepreneur? Vet-to-Vet Advice About Business Ownership

Veteran Entrepreneurs will share expert insights to help Veterans determine their readiness for business ownership and discovering the path forward. Read more

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Blog

From Battle to Business: How the Military Prepared Me for the Corporate World

What if I told you that the organization that has created more business owners than any program in the nation will actually pay you to join? It’s the U.S. military. Read more

Meet Some of Our Veteran Mentors

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you start, run and grow your business. I am an experienced entrepreneur, owning and running two small... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Can help business owners with strategic planning, as well as, business operations. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help to analyze business opportunities and implement best practices in manufacturing, sales, marketing,... Read More >

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you start, run, and grow your business. I can help you evaluate your business ideas, develop strategic and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I joined a "Big Eight" accounting firm upon graduation from college. Following two-year military service, I joined a... Read More >

Search our database to find other mentors who best meets your needs:


Veterans make up only 8% of the US population, but they’re twice as likely to own a business as their civilian counterparts. They own 9.2% of all U.S. businesses, employ 5.8 million employees and make $1.1 trillion in sales. Let SCORE and Facebook help you join the ranks of veteran entrepreneurs.

Find Your Mentor

Has SCORE helped you transition from military life to business ownership? Share your success story on SCORE.org. Your story can help inspire veterans and transitioning military members who are considering the same business journey.

Whether you found success with a mentor, a SCORE webinar or workshop, or with one of our online resources, we'd like to help spread the word about your business. Your company may be profiled in national marketing and press that can reach millions of people.

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Operations eCommerce Recorded Webinar

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A recording of a webinar held by SCORE Santa Barbara on July 15, 2020. Part 4 of a 4-part-webinar series focused on assisting startups and small businesses on how to build their... Read more

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eCommerce Optimization Recorded Webinar

Event Language: English

A recording of a webinar held by SCORE Santa Barbara on June 10, 2020. Part 1 of a 4-part-webinar series focused on assisting startups and small businesses on how to build their... Read more

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PPP: The Road to Loan Forgiveness Recorded Webinar

Event Language: English

View a webinar held by SCORE Santa Barbara on June 1, 2020. SCORE Mentors discuss PPP Do’s and Don'ts and a walk through the loan forgiveness application. Read more

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Platform and Design eCommerce Recorded Webinar

Event Language: English

A recording of a webinar held by SCORE Santa Barbara on May 27, 2020. Part 1 of a 4-part-webinar series focused on assisting startups and small businesses on how to build their... Read more

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What can Forecasting do for you? Recorded Webinar

Event Language: English

A recording of a webinar held by SCORE Santa Barbara on May 18, 2020. Santa Barbara, CA business leaders discuss the benefits of using forecasting for your small business. Read more

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Business and Cash Flow Forecasting Automated Recorded Webinar

Event Language: English

A recording of a webinar held by SCORE Santa Barbara on May 11, 2020. Santa Barbara, CA business leaders discuss automating forecasting using Clockwork.ai for QuickBooks. Read more

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Cash Flow Made Easy - Tips and Tools Recorded Webinar

Event Language: English

View a webinar held by SCORE Santa Barbara on April 27, 2020. Business leaders discuss navigating the challenges introduced by the COVID-19 business crises and answer attendee... Read more

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Pivot Your Business to E-Commerce Webinar Recording

Event Language: English

View a webinar held by SCORE Santa Barbara on April 15, 2020. Strategies and tactics for getting a successful e-commerce business of the ground and turning a profit. Read more

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