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Veterans Business Outreach Center



Third Thursday Think Tank

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 (depending on class size). Please sign up and join us for the following topics:


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.B2B Schedule