Description/Abstract

Veteran employment continues to be an integral part of many companies' veteran strategy; notwithstanding the fact that 60% of veterans work for small or medium enterprises. That said, helping veteran-owned small businesses succeed in the marketplace is increasingly relevant to the American economy. According to a comprehensive study by the Small Business Administration, there are more than 2.5 million veteran-owned businesses (VOBs), that's 9% of all US businesses, with total annual revenues of more than $1 trillion. This resource is helpful for s general understanding of the veteran entrepreneurship industry.

Document Type

Brief

Disciplines

Military and Veterans Studies

Extent

4 pages

DCMI Type

Text

Keywords

CVOB, Entrepreneurship, Leading practices, Supplier diversity, Women

Subject

Diversity in the workplace--United States; Veteran-owned business enterprises

Topic

Human resources--Diversity, Mentorship--Mentoring, Mentorship--Networking

Portfolio

Entrepreneurship

Geographic Area

United States

Publisher

Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University

Date

10-2018

Language

English

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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