How Can the Stimulus Package Help Your Business?

We know times are difficult for many Veteran’s Business Enterprises. To help business owners and entrepreneurs better understand the new programs that are no or will soon be available to them through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was just passed by Congress, we wanted to share a quick summary with links to help folks find the help they need. Struggling to get started? The following questions might help point you Read more…

How to Protect your Business and Employees during COVID19 Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic evolves with uncertainty, employers are urged to take the necessary steps to protect their employees and business interests, while also helping to mitigate further spread of the virus. It is also imperative to consider what may happen as a result of the pandemic – recession, supply chain availability, consumer spending. Short-term action and long-term response need to be key areas of focus during this time. As part of NaVOBA’s commitment to Read more…

NaVOBA Announces COVID-19 Response Plan

As part of the our ongoing work to respond effectively to the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency, the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) is strengthening its advocacy and its commitment to addressing the needs and concerns of Certified Veteran’s Business Enterprises™ (VBE) and Certified Service-Disabled Veteran’s Business Enterprises™ (SDVBE) as well as our Corporate Allies. “We understand that this is a difficult time for everyone,” said NaVOBA President Matthew Pavelek. “Our first priority is Read more…

VBE Spotlight on: Amerivet Securities, Inc.

Amerivet Securities, Inc. was founded in 1993 by Elton Johnson. Location/headquarters: 1155 Avenue of the Americas, 14th Floor, New York, New York 10036 Any additional site:  26550 Silverado Court, Moreno Valley, CA 92555 Elton served in the US Marine Corps Reserve (USMCR) and US Army Reserve (USAR) for a total of 37 years. Elton became a disabled veteran due to an injury suffered while parachuting in 1988 that required surgery. Amerivet Securities, Inc., was started Read more…

Nominations for the 2020 Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year® Are Now Open: Website Lets Vetrepreneurs Self-Nominate or Nominate a Fellow Veteran Business Owner

  Nominations for the 2020 Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year® Are Now Open: Website Lets Vetrepreneurs Self-Nominate or Nominate a Fellow Veteran Business Owner ECONOMIC NEWS: Veteran Owned Businesses, Supplier Diversity Media Contact Below (2/25/2020, Pittsburgh, PA): The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) has opened nominations for the 2020 Veteran’s Business Enterprises of the Year® (VBEOY). VBEOY is a prestigious honor bestowed annually outstanding U.S. military veteran business owners. The VBEOY awardees demonstrate the Read more…

Save the Date for the Veteran EDGE Conference on March 5-8, 2020!

The Institute for Veterans and Military Families is proud to announce the Veteran EDGE Conference which will take place on March 5-8 in Dallas, Texas. This first-of-its-kind event is dedicated solely to veteran and military spouse business owners and the ecosystem that supports them. During this three-day conference and training event, stakeholders, IVMF program graduates, and veteran and military spouse-owned businesses from around the country will gather to network, and learn about the latest opportunities, Read more…

NaVOBA and Capital One’s Supplier Diversity team are pleased to invite you to apply to Capital One’s innovative business development program for diverse suppliers – CATAPULT.

NaVOBA and Capital One’s Supplier Diversity team are pleased to invite you to apply to Capital One’s innovative business development program for diverse suppliers – CATAPULT. CATAPULT is an intensive, seven-month transformational learning journey designed to enable companies to innovate and disrupt within their business and ultimately industry – by developing a new solution to a business challenge while leveraging learnings from the program.   LEARN Delivered using instructional courses, collaborative thinking workshops, one-on-one meetings Read more…

Universal Spartan, LLC GSA List approved!

Universal Spartan (SDVOSB) was started in 2013 by MAJ Alejandro Ramirez, having served 22 years and three tours in the United States Army. After leaving the military, Alejandro knew he could use his skills gained to open a tactical business and launched Universal Spartan, LLC. Universal Spartan LLC is a one stop sourcing solution for the right product, right reason, and at the right price. We provide tactical, IT, electrical, industrial, and medical equipment for the federal government and Read more…

NaVOBA Names 2019 Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year

DALLAS (November 7, 2019): The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) announced today the 2019 Veteran’s Business Enterprises® of the Year (VBEOY). The Veteran’s Business Enterprise of the Year award is a prestigious honor bestowed annually outstanding U.S. military veteran business owners. The VBEOY awardees demonstrate the finest attributes crucial in leading a flourishing business; sustained business growth and success; and a strong drive to cultivate veteran entrepreneurship. Additional veteran-owned businesses in the following categories are honored Read more…