Data shows that most veterans start service oriented businesses. However, the most successful firms in the long run have manufactured some product. Data shows that most veterans start service oriented businesses. However, the most successful firms in the long run have manufactured some product. Manufacturing Mondays will focus on developing next generation assistive technology and gaining access to Navy patents that are available for commercialization. TMAC/Texas NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership Center will provide expertise in prototyping and design for manufacturing capabilities. Join us each month for our Manufacturing Mondays workshop. Register below.
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The Veterans Business Outreach Center at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTAVBOC) hosts a monthly veteran entrepreneur training and networking event. This event gives participants the opportunity to meet with other veterans, exchange ideas, and get on path towards starting, building, and growing a viable business. UTAVBOC advisors, subject matter experts and practitioners will be on site to teach and answer questions. Each session will take place from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at the College of Business, Room 609 or 610. Please sign up and join us for the following topics:
- Jan 17, 2019 Finding and Attracting Investors
- Feb 21, 2019 Contracting Opportunities for Veteran Entrepreneurs
- Mar 21, 2019 Legal Requirements for Small Business
- Apr 18, 2019 Understanding your Customer
- May 16, 2019 Strategic Planning
- Jun 20, 2019 Financing Options for Small Businesses
- Aug 15, 2019 Competitive Advantage
- Sep 19, 2019 How to Write a Business Plan
- Oct 17, 2019 Introduction to Franchising
- Nov 21, 2019 Pricing Models for Successful Business
Boots to Business (B2B) is the two-step entrepreneurial training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a training track within the Department of Defense’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP). This course is open to Servicemembers (including members of the National Guard and Reserves) and their spouses. Below you will find the dates for the B2Bs in North Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. For those Service members who have already transitioned back to civilian life, VBOC offers Boots to Business Reboot (B2BR). Click here to sign up for any and all B2Bs and B2BRs.