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.


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

Public Policy and Government Relations

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

Business Planning

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

Management Issues

  • Professional / Leadership Development

Financial Resources and Assistance

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

Import and Export Assistance

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

Legal Services

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

Libraries and Research Organizations

  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data


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

Networking Organizations

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

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

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

Economic and Site Development

  • Site Location Assistance
  • Economic Forecast


  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Business Management Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training
  • Startup Classes
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training

Nonprofit Development

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

Buying or Selling a Business

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

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Manufacturing Development

Human Resources

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

Starting a Business

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


  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Formal Mentoring Programs
Primary Contact
Mitchell Fitzpatrick
911 Washington Avenue
Suite 705
St. Louis, MO 63101
(314) 531-8387