Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Military Families

This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.

This 90-minute webinar will examine the resources and programs offered by the Small Business Administration that can benefit military service members and spouses transitioning from the military into business-owning ventures. Jaime Wood from the Small Business Administration will give an overview of the programs offered nationally by the SBA to support entrepreneurial efforts of veterans and military spouses, including the Boots to Business initiative, programs offered by the Office of Veteran's Business Development, the Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship (V-Wise), and Entrepreneurial Development programs for service disabled veterans.


AFC-credentialed participants can earn 1.5 CEUs. More information about this process is available here. This webinar is approved for 1.5 general CEUs for FinCert Certified Personal Finance Counselors (CPFC).

How to Join the Webinar:

You may connect via APAN Connect (recommended) or YouTube Live. For tech support for either system, email us at

  • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

    • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page

    • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible)

    • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live

  • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.


Raymond E. Milano currently serves as the Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD).

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