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Resources and more for veteran small business owners

Did you know there are more than 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses in the U.S? Our nation’s veterans are hard-working, resilient and resourceful, making them specially equipped for entrepreneurship. However, they can often face significant obstacles when it comes to accessing capital and business networks. If this sounds familiar to you, you’ve come to the right place. In honor of National Veterans Small Business Week, we’re sharing some of our favorite stories of successful veteran entrepreneurs and resources that can help you start and grow a veteran-owned business. 

Protecting small businesses during National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Technology has transformed the way small companies do business, and while this has helped small businesses and entrepreneurs access more customers and new markets in new ways, it’s essential that we talk about the risks associated with moving business online. The rise of new technology can lead to severe security issues, and unfortunately many small businesses are unaware of measures they can take to help ensure the security of their and their customers’ information. That’s why we’re sharing tips and resources for small businesses during October’s National Cybersecurity Awareness Month.

How to Find a Brick-and-Mortar Location for your Business

Whether you’re a new small business owner or you’ve been growing your business at home and are ready to move it into its own space, finding the right location for your business is a big decision. We’ve outlined several steps to think through before you take the plunge and sign a lease.

First, make sure you’ve completed your business plan. This is a critical step for many reasons, but you’ll need one before signing a lease because a landlord will want to see it.

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