Welcome Veterans!

We are proud to partner with Facebook to help veterans, military members and their families start and grow their own small businesses. Get free resources and find your mentor today.

How Can SCORE Help Veteran Entrepreneurs?

SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. Our network of more than 10,000 mentors can meet with you via phone, video, or email to answer your business questions. 

Some of our mentors also served in the military. They understand your challenges because they’ve faced them, too. They can help you translate military skills into business success by navigating available services, funding opportunities, government contracts and more.

SCORE also provides free business workshops and educational resources.
Here are a few for veteran entrepreneurs:

Recorded Webinar

From Veteran to Entrepreneur - Steps to Start and Find Funding

This educational webinar will provide actionable step-by-step guidance on starting a business and filing proper documents to gain funds. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

Are You the Next Veteran Entrepreneur? Vet-to-Vet Advice About Business Ownership

Veteran Entrepreneurs will share expert insights to help Veterans determine their readiness for business ownership and discovering the path forward. Read more

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Blog

From Battle to Business: How the Military Prepared Me for the Corporate World

What if I told you that the organization that has created more business owners than any program in the nation will actually pay you to join? It’s the U.S. military. Read more

Meet Some of Our Veteran Mentors

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you start, run and grow your business. I am an experienced entrepreneur, owning and running two small... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help to analyze business opportunities and implement best practices in manufacturing, sales, marketing,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Can help business owners with strategic planning, as well as, business operations. Read More >

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you start, run, and grow your business. I can help you evaluate your business ideas, develop strategic and... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I joined a "Big Eight" accounting firm upon graduation from college. Following two-year military service, I joined a... Read More >

Search our database to find other mentors who best meets your needs:


Veterans make up only 8% of the US population, but they’re twice as likely to own a business as their civilian counterparts. They own 9.2% of all U.S. businesses, employ 5.8 million employees and make $1.1 trillion in sales. Let SCORE and Facebook help you join the ranks of veteran entrepreneurs.

Find Your Mentor

Has SCORE helped you transition from military life to business ownership? Share your success story on SCORE.org. Your story can help inspire veterans and transitioning military members who are considering the same business journey.

Whether you found success with a mentor, a SCORE webinar or workshop, or with one of our online resources, we'd like to help spread the word about your business. Your company may be profiled in national marketing and press that can reach millions of people.

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SCORE Call For Volunteers

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SCORE SC Lowcountry offers great volunteer opportunities; join our award-winning SCORE chapter and share your business expertise. Read more

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Veteran Entrepreneur Workshops

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SCORE is offering workshops for veteran entrepreneurs. Join us for a unique opportunity to learn from successful veteran entrepreneurs, along with industry experts. Learn how to... Read more

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Open For Business - Fusion Fit Training

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Open For Business interview with Rachel Cantore, Founder of "Fusion Fit Training and Coaching" of Hilton Head, SC. Rachel discusses how she pivoted her business to online services... Read more

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Open For Business: H.O.P.E. Life

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Dennis Ittenbach owner of of H.O.P.E. Life discusses how they pivoted their busienss during the COVID pandemic.  Read more

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Talk of The Town | WHHI TV | Casavant, Wallace

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Rod Casavant & Joyce Wallace, SCORE SC Lowcountry business mentors, discuss the impact SCORE has on small businesses in our local area! Read more

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SC Business One Stop

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South Carolina Business One Stop (SCBOS) provides a single web portal for businesses operating in the state. Read more

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Business Basics Curriculum

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Figuring out how to start and manage a business requires some basic understanding of running a business. Read more

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Quickbooks Resource Center

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QuickBooks Business Resources QuickBooks Resource Center has tons of interactive tools, guides, and informative videos meant to educate entrepreneurs, business owners, and non-... Read more
eGuide

Starting A Business in the SC Lowcountry

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A guide that outlines the basic steps for starting a business in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Read more

eGuide

Small Business Basics

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SCORE, “Mentors to America’s Small Business,” is proud to bring you a practical workbook to help you pursue your business ideas. Small businesses in America account for 50 percent... Read more
Recorded Webinar

Empowering the Veteran and Military Small Business Community

Event Language: English
September 15, 2021, 3:20pm EDT

Hear from accomplished veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs and learn how you can tap into SBA’s veteran resources to start, grow, or expand your business. Read more

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Blog

8 Resources To Help Veteran Entrepreneurs & Small Businesses

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July 1, 2021,

To help veteran entrepreneurs flourish in business, we asked business professionals and CEOs this question for their best advice.

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