News and Articles About Veterans

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
Veterans Tackle the Challenges of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurs

Veterans Tackle the Challenges of Entrepreneurship

New programs help veterans harness their unique skills -- including determination, creative problem-solving and risk tolerance -- to overcome the challenges of starting a business.
New Google Resource Aims to Help Military Veterans Become Entrepreneurs
Starting a Business

New Google Resource Aims to Help Military Veterans Become Entrepreneurs

Google+ will now feature a hub of information, including live college-level courses on business for military veterans and their families.
Jason Fell
Top 10 Franchises for Veterans
Franchises

Top 10 Franchises for Veterans

They want you: These franchises are embracing and supporting former military personnel in a big way.
Tracy Stapp Herold
Back to Civilian Life, Veterans Try Franchises
Franchises

Back to Civilian Life, Veterans Try Franchises

Last Veteran's Day, the franchise industry announced a new program for returning soldiers. We catch up on its progress.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
How Military Veterans Are Finding Success in Small Business
Starting a Business

How Military Veterans Are Finding Success in Small Business

Leveraging the benefits of their training and specialized resources, military veterans are increasingly turning to entrepreneurship. Here's a look at their battle plans.
Gwen Moran
This Franchise Is a Flying Success
Franchises

This Franchise Is a Flying Success

A Seattle couple makes the jump into franchising with iFly.
How the Serial Entrepreneur Behind Tazo Tea Brews Up Success
Entrepreneurs

How the Serial Entrepreneur Behind Tazo Tea Brews Up Success

Steven Smith built his career around tea, including selling a company to Starbucks for $9 million. Now this serial entrepreneur is succeeding on his own terms.
Bruce Schoenfeld
Three Ways to Capitalize on Business Optimism
Growth Strategies

Three Ways to Capitalize on Business Optimism

Even before the nation added 200,000 new jobs in December, business owners were starting to feel more upbeat about 2012. Here's how to take advantage of that warm, fuzzy feeling.
Carol Tice
For Paralyzed Athlete, Franchise Is Good Fit
Franchises

For Paralyzed Athlete, Franchise Is Good Fit

J.J. O'Connor suffered a life-changing hockey injury at 16. Today, he's in the process of opening his fourth Sport Clips location -- and enjoying life as a business owner.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin