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

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

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

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

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

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


  • 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


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

Networking Organizations

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

Nonprofit Development

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

Public Policy and Government Relations

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

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

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

Starting a Business

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


  • 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
911 Washington Avenue
Suite 705
St. Louis, MO 63101