Welcome Veterans!

We are proud to partner with Facebook to help veterans, military members and their families start and grow their own small businesses. Get free resources and find your mentor today.

How Can SCORE Help Veteran Entrepreneurs?

SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. Our network of more than 10,000 mentors can meet with you via phone, video, or email to answer your business questions. 

Some of our mentors also served in the military. They understand your challenges because they’ve faced them, too. They can help you translate military skills into business success by navigating available services, funding opportunities, government contracts and more.

SCORE also provides free business workshops and educational resources.
Here are a few for veteran entrepreneurs:

Recorded Webinar

From Veteran to Entrepreneur - Steps to Start and Find Funding

This educational webinar will provide actionable step-by-step guidance on starting a business and filing proper documents to gain funds. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

Are You the Next Veteran Entrepreneur? Vet-to-Vet Advice About Business Ownership

Veteran Entrepreneurs will share expert insights to help Veterans determine their readiness for business ownership and discovering the path forward. Read more

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From Battle to Business: How the Military Prepared Me for the Corporate World

What if I told you that the organization that has created more business owners than any program in the nation will actually pay you to join? It’s the U.S. military. Read more

Meet Some of Our Veteran Mentors

Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help to analyze business opportunities and implement best practices in manufacturing, sales, marketing,... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Can help business owners with strategic planning, as well as, business operations. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you start, run and grow your business. I am an experienced entrepreneur, owning and running two small... Read More >

Accounting & Cash Flow
I joined a "Big Eight" accounting firm upon graduation from college. Following two-year military service, I joined a... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Information systems technical services consulting executive and program manager. Managed consulting and software... Read More >

Search our database to find other mentors who best meets your needs:


Veterans make up only 8% of the US population, but they’re twice as likely to own a business as their civilian counterparts. They own 9.2% of all U.S. businesses, employ 5.8 million employees and make $1.1 trillion in sales. Let SCORE and Facebook help you join the ranks of veteran entrepreneurs.

Find Your Mentor

Has SCORE helped you transition from military life to business ownership? Share your success story on SCORE.org. Your story can help inspire veterans and transitioning military members who are considering the same business journey.

Whether you found success with a mentor, a SCORE webinar or workshop, or with one of our online resources, we'd like to help spread the word about your business. Your company may be profiled in national marketing and press that can reach millions of people.

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SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Ramon Estevez

March 25, 2021

SCORE mentor Ramon Estevez contributes financial expertise and bilingual skills to Chapter 16 while still pursuing an active full-time career.

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SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Naeem Malik

February 25, 2021

New SCORE mentor Naeem Malik, recently retired from Armstrong contributes to the mission of Chapter 16.

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SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Jean Stephens

January 28, 2021

Jean Stephens made the commitment to improving the lives of others when she became a SCORE mentor.

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SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Laura Cooley

December 23, 2020

New SCORE Volunteer Mentor Laura Cooley brings an impressive skill set to the Chapter that will be of great benefit to our clients in the year ahead.

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SCORE Volunteer Spotlight: Paul Trunk

October 25, 2020

Paul Trunk leads the Member Services Committee, which oversees volunteer recruitment, onboarding, engagement, and retention, to continue advancing the SCORE mission within Lancaster and Lebanon Counties.

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SCORE Volunteer Spotlight: Erik Shaw

September 26, 2020

Erik Shaw is the embodiment of SCORE's future. He meshes the emotional intelligence to work with other cultures, with the process required for a startup to survive and scale.

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SCORE Volunteer Spotlight: Michael Heiner

August 25, 2020

Meet New SCORE Subject Matter Expert Michael Heiner, an IT Specialist with almost ten years of experience to contribute to both our clients and mentors.

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SCORE Is Here To Serve All Small Businesses of Lancaster

July 29, 2020

SCORE Lancaster-Lebanon chose to spotlight the SCORE Mission, Vision, and Values in the Summer Issue of Fig Lancaster

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SCORE Mentor Spotlight: Linda Toth

July 28, 2020

Meet New SCORE Mentor Linda Toth.

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SCORE Community Partner - ASSETS

April 16, 2018

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