March 6, 2019

Vagabond Brewing, Salem-based brainchild of 3 Marine vets, opens in SE Portland

Vagabond Brewing, founded by three friends and Marine veterans who traveled the globe looking for adventure and purpose, is up and pouring in close-in Southeast Portland, […]
February 22, 2019

Shark Tank’s Daymond John has 5 tips for vet entrepreneurs

Before he became known as the “People’s Shark” on ABC’s hit reality series, “Shark Tank,” Daymond John turned a bag of hats and an idea into […]
February 6, 2019

Mission possible

Dauntless Wine Cømpany doesn’t have a winery space of its own, but that hasn’t slowed down the winery one bit. The company already has several awards […]
February 1, 2019

This new law gives vet small business owners surplus federal equipment – for free

The Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act allows veteran small business owners to acquire surplus federal equipment, effectively free of charge.
November 21, 2018

Here’s why veteran entrepreneurs have a harder time getting financing than nonvets

What’s one thing everybody needs when starting a business? Seed money. Yet despite similar demand for financing among veteran and nonveteran entrepreneurs, a new study finds […]
October 29, 2018

Veteran Farmers

Occasional cattails line a ditch, and red-winged blackbirds roost nearby. A bucolic farm appears that can be reached by a two-lane gravel driveway. To the left […]
October 12, 2018

USDA Announces $9.4 Million to Support Socially Disadvantaged and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers

(Washington, D.C., October 12, 2018) – Today, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will issue $9.4 million in […]
September 11, 2018

A Recruiter’s Mission: Supporting Vets After They Serve

After World War II, 20 percent of veterans created businesses after they left the service. Now, only four percent of veterans do so. And that’s a […]
August 27, 2018

Google’s Search Tool to Help Job-Seeking Veterans

New Google search tool to help service members transitioning to civilian life find jobs that match their skills.