June 6, 2018

How to Access Capital for Your Veteran-owned Business

It all starts with a great business idea. You’ve done the research and know this business idea could be the start of something great. But building […]
May 4, 2018

VA and Small Business Administration team up to help Veteran entrepreneurs

VA is working with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide education and support to disabled Veterans interested in self-employment. VA’s Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment […]
January 25, 2018

Veteran-owned Integrated Fitness Studio Grand Opening in SE Bend, Oregon

Operation Iraqi Freedom 3 combat veteran Ryan Bilbrey is making a long-time dream come true. Camp Victory began as a Ryan’s one-man mobile personal training business. […]
November 14, 2017

One Portlander’s mission to make more veteran entrepreneurs

This Veteran’s Day is a very special one for me. Recently, I moved to a role with a non-profit called Patriot Boot Camp. This Techstars-affiliated program […]
November 11, 2017

Return on investment is not the full story

As a result we do have several veteran-owned businesses in our region, but the general unemployment rate for veterans in Oregon is over 7 percent, …
October 30, 2017

Celebrating National Veterans Small Business Week

With Veterans Day around the corner, the U.S. Small Business Administration honors the men and women who not only serve our country abroad, but also continue […]
August 2, 2017

Feed Me Fight Me: Food-inspired activewear company gives back to veterans

Klamath Falls native Brian Eayres has always been the sort of person who does what he wants, whether that is joining the Marines on a whim […]
June 26, 2017

Expo aims to connect veterans with valuable resources in central Oregon

One of the largest veteran resource events in the state will be held in central Oregon next month, when the Veteran Benefit Expo kicks off at 10 a.m. July 15 at the Deschutes Fair & Expo Center in Redmond. With over 75 booths featuring state and federal service providers, non-profit agencies, employers and other local partners, this free event promises to bring together the best benefits, resources and programs Oregon has to offer veterans and their families.
June 22, 2017

Trading helmets for hard hats, veterans explore career in construction

A Vietnam vet and construction expert trains fellow veterans in the tools of the trade.