Kimberly Jung, along with fellow West Point graduate and military veteran Emily Miller, started Rumi Spice in 2014. The goal: to bring high-quality saffron to the global marketplace... and change the negative perspective of Afghanistan in the Western world while they're at it. The National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) named Jung 2016's "Asian-American Vetrepreneur of the Year". See the [...]
A leading expert in matters concerning veterans and entrepreneurship, Matt explains how military veterans can get assistance in starting and growing a business, and what all business owners can do to to support vetrepreneurs everywhere.
By Anne Moratto, Modern Salon Gordon Logan, founder and CEO of Sport Clips Haircuts, was recognized on November 16, 2015 as “2015 Vetrepreneur of the Year” by the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA) during a ceremony at Pittsburgh’s Heinz Field. “It is an incredible honor, both professionally and personally, to be recognized by NaVOBA and [...]
Article by Joyce Gannon / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Before she delivered a keynote luncheon address Tuesday at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration popped in to Marty’s Market in the Strip District. “It was a customer call,” said Maria Contreras-Sweet, the SBA’s top administrator. Regina Koetters, owner of [...]
Matt Pavelek, Vice President of NaVOBA Membership and contributing editor to Vetrepreneur® magazine, was recently quoted in the Chicago Tribune article "Bunker in a Box to Train Veterans to be Entrepreneurs" and interviewed by The Small Business Advocate. Listen to Matt's interview with Jim Blasingame of The Small Business Advocate here: Entrepreneurial Landscape for Our Military Coming [...]