Veterans Business Outreach Center of New England
In partnership with the U.S. Small Business Administration, VBOC equips veteran and active duty service members and their families with the resources to help them start and run their businesses. VBOC of New England serves veterans in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
The VBOC of New England provides information on small business ownership to service members and military spouses by facilitating and instructing the U.S. Small Business Administration’s “Introduction to Entrepreneurship” known as “Boots to Business.”
Additionally the VBOC provides:
- technical and financial skill development
- comprehensive business assessments
Veteran owned businesses may be startups, existing companies focusing on growth and expansion, or planned future acquisitions.
We are committed to delivering free business counseling and training workshops, supplying entrepreneurs with the tools and resources needed to run a business.
- Understanding funding options when starting, growing, or buying a business
- Preparing loan request packages and presentations for lenders and potential investors
- Managing business profitability
- Creation of business plans and financial projections
- Business expansion options
VBOC is an equal opportunity institution with a focus on:
- Service-Disabled Veterans
- National Guard members
- Family Members
Active-duty service members preparing to transition from military service to business ownership
REQUEST FOR COUNSELING
Before we can provide assistance, the U.S. Small Business Administration requires all clients to register with VBOC and complete the Request for Counseling form. This form will act as our Confidentiality and Code of Conduct Agreements. All client information is held in strict confidence. This request for counseling is FREE and CONFIDENTIAL!
Request for Counseling
Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please call us at 844-404-2171.