Veterans Helping Veterans
Assisting Veterans, Active Duty, Guard and Reserve Members in the formation and expansion of their businesses.
† Training †
Workshops on financing your business, fixing your credit score.
† Education †
Classes on writing an effective business plan, marketing, accounting as well as Internet courses on sharpening your life skills.
† Mentoring †
Helping Veterans work closely with other entrepreneurs
† Counseling †
The Center’s staff and other business counselors assist clients with writing an effective business plan and securing business financing.
† Procurement †
Partnering with Procurement Technical Assistance Centers across Michigan, assisting Veterans accessing both federal and state contracts.
† Advocacy †
Our staff keeps apprised of Veterans issues, especially set-asides in both Federal and State contracts.
† Networking †
The Center helps Veterans establish working relationships with other agencies and enterprises which, in turn, assist veterans in accomplishing their entrepreneurial goals.
† Conferences †
Every fall since 2006, VetBizCentral has sponsored a day long conference at various venues across Michigan. Besides informative speakers, there are a host of various break-out sessions. Also a great networking opportunity.
REQUEST FOR COUNSELING
The U.S. Small Business Administration requires all clients to complete the Request for Counseling (Form 641). This form will act as our Confidentiality and Code of Conduct Agreements. All client information is held in strictest of confidence.
To start the process, please click on the above e-CENTER button to access our electronic Request for Counseling form. After submission, a counselor will contact you shortly.
Meet The Buyer
29 January 2015
20 buyers from the local, state, and federal government as well as local businsesses looking to see how you can solve their business needs.
10 February 2015
525 West Allegant
Lansing, MI 48909
This presentation will educate vendors who are new to state contracting on the initial process and necessary steps for doing business with the State of Michigan. You will learn where to find opportunities, where to register, who is responsible for buying what product or service, and how to access other important resources.
Starting a Business
24 February 2015
Disabled American Veterans
4270 E Bristol Rd.
Burton MI 48519
Topics include: Business Ideas, Time Lines, Market Research, Planning, Loans, Execution and more.
Avoiding Parasitic Partnerships
11 March 2015
44784 Helm Street
Plymouth, MI 48170
VetBizCentral in partnership with Astilbe Group, Pendaran, Reluctant Networker
2014 VET Conference Pics
Center For Verification
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CVE Business Locator
A Nonprofit assisting veterans since 2005, serving Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin