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Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization




Discover a wealth of information on a range of topics surrounding the Veteran small business community. Included are Fact Sheets, Verification Assistance Briefs, brochures, reference guides, and more.

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Chamber of Commerce—Veteran’s Guide to Starting a Business

This guide is meant to help vets looking to start their own business. It offers business resources, funding possibilities, and covers a lot of frequently asked questions.
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Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets provide updates about VA OSDBU resources and tools, acquisitions and contracting support, the Vets First Verification Program, and more. Read Fact Sheets »

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Reference Guides

Reference Guides are designed to allow quick access to data and information about doing business with VA.
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Verification Assistance Briefs (VABs)

In an effort to assist applicants in obtaining Verification for the Veterans First program, the following VABs were developed in order to clarify the rules associated with 38 CFR Part 74. They are based on analysis of issues that cause the majority of denials. Read VABs »

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Gain insight and explore resources on topics surrounding the Veteran small business community in @VAVetBiz NEWS, our newsletter. Read Newsletters »

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Access memoranda published by the Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization. Read Memoranda »

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