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Welcome to the Veteran's Business Development Program

The Veteran's Business Development Program (VBDP) is here to help the men and women of the U.S. Armed Services, National Guard and Reserves achieve their dream of successful business ownership. Our free services are provided in the areas of:

  • Executive Summary/ Business Plans/ Market Research/ Financial Projections
  • Business Strategies and Structures
  • Business Start Up
  • Developing Marketing Capability Briefs (MCBs)
  • Business Management & Operations
  • Obtaining Certifications (HUB & SCTRCA)
  • Completing Federal Registrations (SAMS/CCR/ORCA/SBA Profile)
  • Vetbiz-CVE (Sole Source Set-Asides VOSB & SDVOSB) Certification- Veteran Affairs
  • Identifying Contracting Opportunities (FedBizOpps, Bidmatch, City and State Projects)
  • Proposal Development, Assistance and Review
  • Marketing to Buying Agencies and Small Business Specialists
  • GSA Schedule Assistance
  • 8(a) Assistance
  • Long-term Expansion
  • Advanced Corporate Restructuring and Businesss Technical Reviews
  • Access to Capital
  • Franchising

Business Training Workshops include:

  • Veterans Business Boot Camp
  • Boot 2 Business (B2B) Entrepreneur Class
  • Government Contracting Workshops

Feel free to call us at 210-458-2458 to set up an appointment to receive the assistance that you need to succeessful grow your small business. In addition to one-on-one advising, the VBDP program offers a wide variety of seminars and workshops that are critical to the success of small businesses. These trainings offered are provided in the areas of business start up and government contracting. Our upcoming workshops are listed underneath thetraining calendar on the right hand side of this website.

To access the complete on-line training portal CLICK HERE.

I would like to encourage you to connect with the VBDP program through social media to ensure that you remain informed about upcoming trainings, contracting opportunities, networking sessions, or other business related events that may be of interest to you.

Institute for Economic Development              Chase Bank