Celebrating Veteran's Day

Over the past 5 years…

Veteran-owned businesses started
Veteran-owned businesses

Veteran-Owned Business Success Stories

Tropical Smoothie Cafe

Rapid Growth Requires New Employment Strategies for Augusta-area Franchisee

Rashe's Cuisine

With Help from the SBDC, Rashe's Expands into a New Space to Better Serve the Athens Community

Serving Georgia's Veterans

The UGA SBDC works to provide business training and consulting assistance to veterans successfully growing and starting a small business. UGA SBDC consultants help veteran-owned small businesses improve profitability, expand market share, explore export opportunities, and provide valuable assistance in terms of establishing businesses on stronger organizational and financial footing.

The UGA SBDC has 18 locations staffed by experienced business professionals who are dedicated to helping veteran-owned businesses succeed.

Our Business Consultants Provide:

  • Develop and update business plans
  • Identify sources of capital
  • Set up record-keeping systems and analyze financial records
  • Identify foreign markets for products or services
  • Conduct specialized research geared to specific needs of the business-owner
  • Create marketing strategies and advertising campaigns
  • Explore suitable ways to conform to government regulations
  • Increase opportunities to sell to federal, state, and local governments
  • Analyze statistical and demographic data