Business Resources for Veterans

For veterans interested in starting a new business in Minnesota or in reestablishing a business left behind after deployment to active duty, there are several sources of expert business guidance and some targeted business financing options.

On-the-Job Training

Veterans may be able to use veterans benefits for on-the-job training or apprenticeship training instead of using them for college expenses.

SBA Military Reservist Loans

Helps small businesses meet expenses when essential employees are called to active duty in his or her role as a military reservist.

SBA Patriot Express Loan Program

Eligible businesses must be owned and controlled by eligible veterans and members of the military who want to establish or expand a small business.

SBA Veterans Business Office

The Office of Veterans Business Development focuses on veterans, service-disabled vets, reserve component members, and dependents or survivors.

Veterans Small Business Resources

Information on additional resources for veterans thinking of starting a business, including entrepreneurship training and more.