After World War II, 49.7% of returning veterans owned and operated a business. After the Korean War, that number fell to 40%. It’s been falling ever since – in 1996, just 12.3% of young veterans were small business owners. And today, only 5.6% of post-9/11 veterans have taken the entrepreneurial […]
GrowBiz is a blog created by the Florida SBDC at FIU, the small business development center within Florida International University’s College of Business. The center’s team of business experts works one-on-one with about 1,000 entrepreneurs and business owners each year by providing confidential, no-cost consulting. The center’s mission is to help South Florida businesses grow and succeed. If you own a business in Miami-Dade or Monroe County with 3 or more employees, or are launching a scalable venture, the Florida SBDC at FIU is ready to help you successfully navigate the obstacles that often hinder business growth.