The deadline to nominate a business for NaVOBA’s Women’s Veteran’s Business Enterprise® of the Year sponsored by our friends at JP Morgan Chase  is coming soon. If you know of a successful woman veteran-owned business, or if you are a woman veteran business owner, visit www.navoba.org/VBEOY18 to submit a nomination today!

There is no cost or obligation. Simply tell us your story about what makes you and your business great. Self-nominations are always welcome.

In addition, NaVOBA wanted to share a few upcoming events for women veterans looking to get their businesses started. Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-WISE) is a premier training program in entrepreneurship and small business management operated by the Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University.

It is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration and the generous philanthropic support of corporate and foundation partners nationwide. V-WISE helps women veterans and female military spouses/partners find their passion and learn the business savvy skills necessary to turn an idea or start-up into a growing venture.

The three-phases of the program include a 15-day online course (Phase I), 3-day entrepreneurship training event (Phase II), and ongoing mentorship, training and support opportunities for graduates launching or growing their business (Phase III).

Upcoming Events:

–          V-WISE Pittsburgh – June 1-3, 2018
–          V-WISE San Diego – September 14-16, 2018

Click here to apply today!


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