Veterans Business Resource Center – Vet Biz

The vanguard for all military personnel, veterans, and military spouses. Veterans transition military skills into small business success. Open to all military personnel, veterans and their families.

About

Vetbiz is dedicated to helping the men and women who have served our nation in the U.S. Armed Forces. We help them achieve the American dream of transitioning from military to corporate business through training, counseling, and mentorship.

We are proud to serve the states of Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, and Southern Illinois.

Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Business Plan Consulting, Development and Review
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise
  • Purchasing an Existing Business
  • Valuation

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Forecast
  • Site Location Assistance

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training
  • Loan Providers
  • Obtaining Debt Funding
  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Obtaining Government Funding
  • Technology Grants

Human Resources

  • Employee Development, Hiring and Policies
  • Retention
  • Workforce Incentives

Import and Export Assistance

  • Financial Assistance for Exporting Activities
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Networking/Exploring Exporting
  • Trade Education and Training

Legal Services

  • Forming a Business
  • Patent Seminars
  • Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data

Management Issues

  • Professional / Leadership Development

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development

Marketing/Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Identification/Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Website Development

Mentoring

  • Formal Mentoring Programs
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring

Networking Organizations

  • Demographically Based
  • Geographically Based
  • Home Based
  • Industry Specific
  • International Trade
  • Small Business/General

Nonprofit Development

  • Accounting
  • Board Development
  • Funds Development
  • Human Resources
  • Organizational Audits
  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Services

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • African-American Business
  • Business Issues Related to a Specific City
  • Latino Business
  • LGBTQ Business Issues
  • Nebraska Business Issues
  • Native-American Business
  • Small Business Policy
  • Women’s Business Issues

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Government and Military Specifications
  • HUB zone Certification
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Price History
  • Registration Assistance
  • Selling to Foreign Governments and Businesses
  • Subcontracting Opportunities

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Startup Classes

Training

  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Startup Classes
Primary Contact
Mitchell Fitzpatrick
Address
911 Washington Avenue
Suite 705
St. Louis, MO 63101