Veterans

News and Articles About Veterans

Franchise Players: Veteran and Mother of Five on Refusing to Settle
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: Veteran and Mother of Five on Refusing to Settle

After nine years in the military, Tai Jeffries refuses to settle for anything less than her male counterparts as a cleaning franchisee.
Kate Taylor
Why Athletes and Veterans Make Incredible Franchisees
Franchise

Why Athletes and Veterans Make Incredible Franchisees

Hardworking, creative and team-oriented, military personnel and athletes have entrepreneurial skills that are an asset to any franchise.
Joe Prusha
Franchise Players: A Former Drill Sergeant Who Hopes to Help Other Vets Through Franchising
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: A Former Drill Sergeant Who Hopes to Help Other Vets Through Franchising

After 24 years in the U.S. Army, Ron Adams put the skills he gained as a drill sergeant to use as a franchisee.
Kate Taylor
From Flying in the Military to Launching a Business
Entrepreneurs

From Flying in the Military to Launching a Business

How one military man's experience prepared him for the entrepreneurial life.
Greg Coleman
75 Franchises Helping Pay Back Veterans
Franchises

75 Franchises Helping Pay Back Veterans

Around 64,000 veterans started careers in franchising in recent years. That's due in no small part to franchisors ramping up their efforts to recruit veterans, who many consider ideal franchisees thanks to their training and experience working within a disciplined system.
Tracy Stapp Herold
By the Numbers: U.S. Veteran-Owned Businesses (Infographic)
Growth Strategies

By the Numbers: U.S. Veteran-Owned Businesses (Infographic)

Veterans turn to entrepreneurship at greater rates than the rest of the population. Here's what that means for America.
Brian Patrick Eha
What I Learned From the Military: Business Lessons From 8 Veterans in Franchising
Franchises

What I Learned From the Military: Business Lessons From 8 Veterans in Franchising

This Veterans Day, veterans in franchising look back on what the military taught them about entrepreneurship.
Kate Taylor
Veterans: 3 Ways to Minimize the Risks of Buying a Franchise
Franchises

Veterans: 3 Ways to Minimize the Risks of Buying a Franchise

Owning a franchise can be an appealing option for men and women returning from military service. Here's some advice on what should be considered beforehand.
Joel Libava
Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons: I Owe My Success to the Marines
Starting a Business

Go Daddy Founder Bob Parsons: I Owe My Success to the Marines

Go Daddy founder and Vietnam War veteran Bob Parsons is working to help veterans transition to civilian life through business and charity.
Kate Taylor
On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

On Starting Up From Three Veteran Entrepreneurs

You may think you know what tough is, but these three vets can tell you a few stories.
Susan Johnston
Starbucks to Hire 10,000 Veterans and Military Spouses in Next 5 Years
Growth Strategies

Starbucks to Hire 10,000 Veterans and Military Spouses in Next 5 Years

As Veterans Small Business Week kicks off, Starbucks has announced plans to increase veteran hiring and use community stores to support service members.
Kate Taylor
Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life
Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp Gives Wounded Veterans a New Life

Disabled veterans often find the return to civilian life difficult, especially when seeking jobs. Now, a university program thinks it has the key to their independence: turn them into entrepreneurs.
Brian Patrick Eha
Small Business Person of the Year Helps Veterans Take Flight
Growth Strategies

Small Business Person of the Year Helps Veterans Take Flight

John Stonecipher, the entrepreneur who launched a helicopter flight school, was recognized at National Small Business Week.
Catherine Clifford
Finance

SBA Secures Pledge from Banks to Lend More to Veteran Entrepreneurs

The government's small-business agency announces a pledge to support approximately 2,000 additional businesses.
Catherine Clifford