Getting Started

Vetstarter Recommends The Following Approach To Starting Your Business

If you are medically retired from service we will need to verify your service disability status. We are happy to work with you to get this done. Some simple ideas are:
1. DD214
2. VA Rating Letter
3. Personal References

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1. Sign-up and attend the Camp Pendleton Entrepreneur Group meetings at the Wounded Warrior Bn (free)
    Camp Pendleton Entrepreneur Group Website

2. Attend local SCORE Workshops (free)
    The three core workshops (in the recommended order of attendance) are:
    •  Start-Up Essentials
    •  Start-Up Essentials – Carlsbad
    •  How to Develop Your Best Competitive Advantage
    •  How to Develop Your Best Competitive Advantage – Carlsbad
    •  How to Write a Winning Business Plan
    •  How to Write a Winning Business Plan – Carlsbad

3. Apply for the Entrepreneurs Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities (Two Weeks Of Outstanding Business Training – free)

4. Register your business name with the state ($$)

5. Get a taxpayer ID from the IRS (free)

6. Market your business