Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. military veterans owned 2.4 million businesses in 2007, which accounted for nine percent of all businesses across the country – a valuable contribution to our economy and job market.
Here’s a closer look at these top reasons for starting a business, and what you need to know:
Do you know you want to start a business, but you’re not sure what type of business you want to start? Or maybe you’ve got a vague idea you want to start a business in a certain industry—such as fashion, restaurant or automotive—but you are struggling to come up with a specific concept. That means it’s time to brainstorm a business idea.