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Published:January 27th, 2008 09:03 EST
Patriot Express Pilot Loan Initiative for Veterans

Patriot Express Pilot Loan Initiative for Veterans

By SOP newswire


The U.S. Small Business Administration has announced the SBA`s Patriot Express Pilot Loan Initiative for veterans and members of the military community wanting to establish or expand small businesses.

Eligible military community members include: 

  • Veterans
  • Service-disabled veterans
  • Active-duty service members eligible for the military`s Transition Assistance Program
  • Reservists and National Guard members
  • Current spouses of any of the above
  • The widowed spouse of a service member or veteran who died during service or of a service-connected disability
  • The SBA and its resource partners are focusing additional efforts on counseling and training to augment this loan initiative. 

Start with a Self Assessment

You`ve got an idea for a business. Now it`s time to evaluate if your dream of starting a business can be a reality. The Checklist for Starting a Business is a comprehensive tool designed to prepare you for self employment by analyzing your responses in key areas and providing a menu of supporting resources.

To learn more about the Patriot Express Initiative:

Patriot Express Loan Initiative

Resources to Help You Start, Grow and Succeed

Assisting Small Business Owners

Press Kit

Lender List and PE Forms

Video: Administrator Preston Announces New Pilot Initiative Part1 Part2
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