Entrepreneurship Training for Chicago Veterans & Military Families to Be Held November 7-8

Boots To Business
On November 7-8, a free Boots to Business Reboot entrepreneurship training program for veterans, service members and spouses will be held in Chicago in celebration of National Veterans Small Business Week. The theme for 2016’s NVSBW is “Veteran Entrepreneurs: Success Across Generations.”

Boots to Business Reboot is a unique two-step entrepreneurship program from the U.S. Small Business Administration that helps participants unlock the skills, tools and resources necessary to launch and maintain a successful business.

Who: Open to veterans, service members (including members of the Guard and Reserve) and military spouses who run a business or are interested in learning about starting a small business.

What: Registration is now open for Boots to Business Reboot, the entrepreneurship training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration. This two-step program begins with an in-person course, where participants learn the fundamentals of business ownership, including evaluating business concepts, legal and financial practices. Participants will meet local SBA partners who can assist them after the course.

When: November 7, 2016 at 8:00 am CST – November 8, 2016 at 4:30 pm CST

WhereWomens Business Development Center, 8 S. Michigan St., Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60603

How to Sign Up:
 To sign up for the Boots to Business Reboot course, interested participants must fill out the Boots to Business Reboot registration form for the Chicago course at the http://boots2business.org/rebootapply/.

Additional Details: Boots to Business Reboot is offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration through a public private partnership with the Institute for Veterans and Military Families, the Marcus Foundation and First Data Corporation. After completing the training, participants can register for “Foundations of Entrepreneurship,” an eight-week, online course led by instructors from Syracuse University’s Institute for Veterans and Military Families.