Get FREE access to the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Workshop Series (or equivalent).
This 5-part series will take you through the basics of entrepreneurship and pair you with a mentor to help you test the feasibility of your business idea.
With 13,000 mentors across 500 industries, SCORE is America's premiere source for free and confidential business advice for small business entrepreneurs.
Connect with a mentor in person at one of our chapters or get free, personalized assistance online.
Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, SCORE offers online workshops on a variety of business topics to aid with your business planning.
Sign up today to receive access to e-learning courses and recorded webinars from business experts.
If you’re looking for documents, tips, and tools to start or grow your business, turn to SCORE for your small business needs.
Access hundreds of free business templates, calculators, spreadsheets, and other resources to help you in your planning and operations.
AICPA is connecting veterans with CPAs across the country to provide up to FIVE hours of FREE financial advice to veterans on starting or growing their business. Review the AICPA’s CPA Volunteer Directory to find a CPA who best meets your needs.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the world's largest association representing the accounting profession, with nearly 370,000 members in 128 countries.
AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. Membership is also available to accounting students and CPA candidates. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits of private companies, non-profit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination.
Getting a business off the ground and keeping it running smoothly is undoubtedly tough. The online threats posed to businesses' computers and electronic information are yet another concern for every small business owner.
AVG Internet Security Business Edition 2011 is designed to dynamically protect your Internet-active business from today's most sophisticated online threats. From online transactions and email communications to handling sensitive customer data, AVG is engineered to be fast, light on resources and easy to use. A vital security choice for your small or medium-sized business. To download your free AVG Internet Security Business Edition 3-user ($189 value), go to: www.avg.com/avg4vets
Over the years you helped protect our country and now let us help you protect your personal assets through incorporating or forming a limited liability company (LLC) for your new business.
The Company Corporation is pleased to offer a $99 discount as a special thank you to our country's veterans. During your service you have acquired tremendous skills that will aid you well in your next career as an entrepreneur. This special discount entitles you to a free economy business formation package at www.incorporate.com/VetThankyou. Our Economy Business Formation Package $99 plus state fees
To form your corporation or LLC today, please visit www.incorporate.com/VetThankyou. Or call 800-472- 2709 and mention special code "VETS99".
The Company Corporation is a service company and does not offer legal or financial advice.
Constant Contact®, Inc. helps small businesses, associations, and nonprofits connect with their customers, clients, and members through email marketing, online survey and event marketing tools.
Begin connecting with your customers with a 60-day, free trial.
Docstoc is a community for people to find and share professional documents. We offer the widest selection of documents used to start, grow, and manage your professional life and small business.
Free trial of our subscription product, providing access to thousands of our high quality business templates. Please type the word “VETERAN” in the Access Code when sign up.
HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world.
For their business customers, HP offers Virtual Rooms, an online meeting place for collaborating with team members, business partners, and customers. Sign up today to receive a 60-day, free trial.
Learn about free 30-day or 90-day trials to some of Microsoft’s most popular programs, as well as other resources and opportunities for veterans.
As an employer, Microsoft actively recruits and hires veterans. Our Military2Microsoft program assists U.S. veterans and those serving in the National Guard and Reserve with their transition into the civilian workforce and finding job opportunities within Microsoft. WeStillServe.com, is a Microsoft site that connects transitioning military members to our employee-initiated group of veterans, and helps match candidates to job opportunities within the company. The site includes a unique Military Job Decoder to directly map military occupations to available Microsoft positions.
Microsoft is proud to offer the following resources to support U.S. military veteran entrepreneurs.
Microsoft Office 365 free trial – familiar Microsoft Office collaboration and productivity tools delivered through the cloud. Everyone can work together easily with anywhere access to email, web conferencing, documents, and calendars. It includes business-class security and is backed by Microsoft. Whether you are a small business or multinational enterprise, Office 365 offers plans designed to fit your organization's unique needs.
Microsoft BizSpark helps technology and software startups succeed by giving them access to Microsoft software development tools, connecting them with key industry players, including investors, and providing marketing visibility to help entrepreneurs starting a business.
Microsoft resources for nonprofits – For IRS registered 501 (c)(3) organizations, Microsoft has the technology and resources to empower your nonprofit to do more. Whether you are a small organization serving a single community or a global nonprofit serving millions of people, we can help through software donations, training and monetary grants.
Rocket Lawyer™ makes legal services easy and accessible for everyone. With Rocket Lawyer, users can easily create customized legal documents that can be downloaded and shared instantly.
Service Members, Veterans, and their immediate families, will receive 5 free legal documents per quarter, including business contracts, employment agreements, corporate compliance documents and more. They will also receive a free business legal check-up; free, secure online storage and sharing of documents; and unlimited use of e-Sign service.
Veterans Group Edition licenses, good for up to 3 users,for 1 year free of charge.
Pocket-sized credit card reader that plugs into your phone’s audio jack.
Square let's you accept credit cards quickly and easily using your phone, iPod or iPad.
When you sign up with Square, we'll ship you a FREE card reader to plug into your device.
There is just one fee when you swipe cards with Square: 2.75%. There are no complicated contracts, monthly fees or merchant account. When you want to know how much money you’ve made, you no longer have to wade through a complex maze of hidden costs and fees. Just simple multiplication and you know what will be in your bank account.
Yellow Page publishers across the country are willing to provide their professional advice and marketing assistance to any returning veteran that would like to start a new business in their hometown – all at no charge to them!
This program includes a comprehensive advertising program in both print and online yellow pages for an entire year.
The “American Hometown Heroes” initiative was founded to assist our returning veterans in their quest to find employment. Founded by a coalition of independent directory publishers and their partners, the “American Hometown Heroes” program will provide professional advice and marketing assistance to any returning veteran that would like to start a new business in their hometown.