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May Entrepreneur Event:Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business

May 25 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Armed Forces Reserve Center
1500 Wright Brothers Blvd Cedar Rapids, IA 52317 | map

Starting or Growing a Veteran-Owned Business
Presented by the Small Business Administration

Veterans have the character, discipline and skills needed to succeed as small business owners and entrepreneurs. Wondering what it takes and how you can prepare? Enroll in Boots to Business Reboot.

Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation, an outline and knowledge on the components of a business plan, a practical exercise in opportunity recognition and an introduction to available public and private sector resources. 

Step 1: Introduction to Entrepreneurship course available to Veterans of all eras, Service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserves) and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors. 

Step 2: Follow-on Foundations of Entrepreneurship course instructed by a consortium of professors and skilled business advisors from the SBA network. 

When: Thursday, May 25 (8:30 am to 4:30 pm)
Where: Armed Forces Reserve Center--1500 Wright Brothers Blvd. W. Cedar Rapids, IA 52317
Cost: Free (snacks will be provided but lunch is at your own expense)