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Business Assistance for Veterans

Riverside County Veterans Business Assistance NOW Program provides valuable business resources to our Veteran community.

Learn more about procurement opportunities, financing options, hiring and training and starting a business at quarterly workshops, and keep up to date on current events and resources.

Contact us today for assistance.


Past Events

Temecula Valley Veteran Entrepreneur Series

Riverside County Office of Economic Development (RivCoED), in partnership with Temecula Valley Entrepreneurs Exchange (TVE2) and Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC), presented the Temecula Valley Veteran Entrepreneur Series.

Wednesdays - March 1 to April 5, 2023 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This in-person series for Veterans discussed topics related to maintaining and growing your small business. RivCoED was on hand to present valuable  business resources at the March 1st session, along with presentations by the SoCal VBOC and the Veterans Chamber of Commerce.




We hosted our first Veterans Business Resources NOW workshop for veterans who are looking to either start or expand a business in Riverside County. The workshop welcomed a full-house and focused on procurement, financing, hiring and training and many other topics to help Veterans along with their business plans. If you were unable to attend the session and are curious about the content, please click below. 


Workshop Flyer


There are many County, State, Federal and other resources available to assist Veteran business owners and entrepreneurs in their journey to start or expand a business. The links below will provide some assistance in providing more information.

Veteran at a computer

Other Resources

For more information on other additional resources available to Veterans, please click on the links below.

LinkedIn Premium

Veterans receive one year of LinkedIn Premium and LinkedIn Learning for free.


Veteran-run financial solutions provider that caters specifically to veteran-owned businesses and their communities

Hivers & Strivers

Angel investment group offers early-stage support for startups founded and run by graduates of U.S. military academies

Veterans Legal Institute

Provides pro bono legal assistance to homeless and low income current and former service members


Offers a 1% loan discount to Veterans.