Posts filed under: Veteran News

The Importance of Mentors

Derek Distenfield, CEO of NextGenJustice and Startup Veterans Mentor, recently wrote a blog post about How To Find Business Mentors That Inspire You.    The importance of having a mentor when you are a veteran is absolutely critical when you are looking...
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5 “Military Secrets” Behind Steve Blank’s Entrepreneurial Success

I recently ran across an interview in Inc. where the serial-entrepreneur Steve Blank talks about how his military background help lead to his business success. 5 “Military Secrets” Behind Steve Blank’s Entrepreneurial Success covers how the military helped Blank become a successful entrepreneur.  The...
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Combating Veteran Unemployment Through Entrepreneurship

It’s well-known and documented that transitioning (or returning) veterans consistently encounter more barriers to employment than do their civilian counterparts. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics currently reports first Gulf War veteran unemployment at almost 10%. Compare this to...
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