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Thank you to everyone who supported and attended the Veteran Entrepreneurs Strengthening America

10th Anniversary dinner. Pictures coming soon! We had a blast!



All States

  • Keep an eye on Scion as they host competitions for entrepreneurs all the time. Scion Motivate
St. Louis Metropolitan Community
Kansas City Metropolitan Community and Kansas Community

    Check out NetWork funding programs have deadlines coming up. Be sure to submit your applications early to avoid delays receiving approvals and funding.   

Iowa Community

  • Free business webinars through Iowa Sourcelink check them out at Iowa SourceLink

Omaha Metropolitan Community

Veterans Helping Veterans in Business

Our mission is to assist veterans and transitioning service members that want to launch and grow a small business.  We provide counseling, mentoring, resources, and education for those seeking the next level of achievement.  

Our goals are to honor the men and women who have served our country and to assist them in their entrepreneurial endeavors. 

We are Veterans Helping Veterans in Business.

The VBRC Video

Help Support Veterans During the Holiday Season

Veterans Business Resource Center

Success Stories

The following is a collection of success stories and videos by some of our clients and others that have been helped by the VBRC.

Patriot Commercial Cleaning

Cleaning for a Cause

Patriot Commercial Cleaning

After Sgt. Tim Smith of St. Louis ended his Army service in 2007 he struggled, like many newly transitioned Veterans, to find a job.

So he took advantage of the Post 9/11 GI Bill and enrolled in college. Smith went on to earn his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work. While he was taking classes for his master’s, he developed the social service business idea for a commercial cleaning company that hired Veterans. While they earned, they could also learn by taking classes during the day and cleaning at night.

Continue reading more about Patriot Commercial Cleaning's Success Story...

Other Success Stories...

Veteran Owned Small Businesses Assisted by VBRC

Construction Industry

Who can we help?

  • Active Duty Personnel transitioning to civilian life
  • Reserve and National Guard members, both pre- and post-deployment
  • Honorably discharged Veterans who are self-employment ready
  • Veterans with existing businesses and Veterans preparing for self-employment


How can we help?

We can assist in the following areas:

And we won't leave you alone as your business grows. Our team members, consultants and Board of Directors bring a wealth of connections, knowledge, training, qualifications, and mentoring acumen and capabilities.

Feel free to review our site for information as it is constantly changing. Sign up to receive updates and status on training programs. Contact us with any questions.


The VBRC wishes to thank the following sponsors for their support of the 10th Anniversary Veteran Entrepreneurs Strengthening America dinner and silent auction Oct 23, 2014!

FLAG BEARER                       

              Constangy Brooks Smith LLC




Dennis Lane


Veteran Sponsor



Corporate Entrepreneurship Opportunities