Veterans Can Get Business Help at Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

The camp will be at the Tarrant College Opportunities Center in Fort Worth.

Veterans, active duty service members, and spouses will have the opportunity Saturday to boost their businesses by attending a free Veteran’s Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.

The camp will be at the Tarrant College Opportunities Center from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 5902 Fitzhugh Ave., room 1330, in Fort Worth. It is sponsored by Momentum Texas Inc., a Dallas-based statewide nonprofit in collaboration with defense contractor Lockheed Martin, the Fort Worth Business Press reported.

The morning session will feature various talks including:

Lt. Col. Jack Mattson, U.S. Marine Corps (retired) will discuss “How I Started My Business and the Lessons Learned in the Process.” Mattson is an independent Legal Shield Associate, and has started two businesses.

U.S. Navy veteran Cle Royal, who now works for the Tarrant County Small Business Development Center, will talk about how the small business centers can help veterans grow their businesses.

Patriot Darren Squires, director of Digital Strategy for Zenket LLC, will discuss “Digital Marketing Done Right.”

The morning session will feature talks on business finance and next steps including:

Army Veteran Patrick Alcorn, director of the Veteran’s Business Opportunity Center, will talk on “The VBOC and the SBA Loan Products.”

Army Airborne veteran Jim Reid will discuss “Resources for Veteran-Owned Businesses Including Crowdfunding.”

You can register for the event here.

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