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HELPING VETS AND THEIR FAMILIES START AND GROW SMALL BUSINESSES


ABOUT THE VETERAN FAST LAUNCH INITIATIVE


For over 45 years, SCORE has been a leader in providing mentoring and training to entrepreneurs through its network of more than 13,000 volunteer mentors and trainers. With the support of its partnership with the Wal-Mart Foundation, the Veteran Fast Launch initiative will provide veterans and active duty military members – plus spouses and members of their immediately family — with:

  • FREE or significantly discounted resources for starting businesses, such as computer software and business services (provided by major corporate partners)
  • Training in how to start and how to grow a successful/profitable business
  • SCORE’s mentoring program where Fast Launch participants will be assigned a knowledgeable and highly experienced mentor to guide them every step of the way.

PROGRAM COMPONENTS


  • FREE software and online services
  • Scholarships for veterans to attend SCORES's Simple Steps for Starting Your Business workshops for FREE
  • Web based workshops, tools, templates and white papers for starting your business
  • FREE personal business advice from SCORE mentors

Contact the Grand Strand chapter