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VGATE - Veterans Growing America Through Entrepreneurship

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Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center

420 North James Road

Columbus, OH 43219

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The Women's Business Center of Ohio in collaboration with the SBA and Fifth Third Bank bring you VGATE. Celebrating and supporting the entrepreneurial veteran spirit with a day of networking, training, resources, lunch, and a musical performance provided by Columbus City Schools.

Training: Boots to Business, an entrepreneurship training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) open to Service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserves) and their spouses. The curriculum provides assistance to those interested in exploring business ownership or other self-employment opportunities by leading them through the key steps for evaluating business concepts.

In addition to Boots to Business, there will be a resource fair during registration, lunch, and at the conclusion of the training. Resource fair participants include:

  • Ohio Department of Veterans Services
  • Franklin County Veterans Services
  • City of Columbus
  • Small Business Administration
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
  • Economic Community Development Institute
  • Bunker Labs
  • Kiva
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Columbus City Schools
  • Small Business Development Center
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Chalmers P. Wylie VA Ambulatory Care Center

420 North James Road

Columbus, OH 43219

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