Counseling and Training

Please Note: For upcoming workshops and events, please visit the Mid-Atlantic VBOC Calendar of Events. Other programs and training resources may be found in Partner Resources and Boots to Business.  The VBOC is a not-for-profit entity funded by the SBA, and does not provide loans, grants, or other forms of direct financial assistance.

No-Cost Counseling:
– Meet one-on-one with a Veterans Business Specialist to receive confidential, expert advice
– Receive guided business plan assistance and review
– Develop action plan for market research, financial projections, business certifications, and more
– Connect with other resource partners, specialized assistance, and subject matter experts to start and grow your business

Boots to Business & B2B Training:
– Two-day workshop focused on creating a foundation of knowledge for aspiring veteran and military-connected entrepreneurs
– Comprehensive curriculum developed by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Veterans Business Development and delivered nationwide
– Fulfill Transition Assistance Program (TAP) requirements (active-duty personnel only)
– Available both online and in-person
– Graduates of Boots to Business/B2B Reboot are eligible to participate in the Boots to Business Revenue Readiness follow-on training program