Veteran Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition

NVSBC and sbLiftOff will host the 2nd annual Veteran Entrepreneurship Through Acquisition (VetsETA'23) symposium to bridge America’s Veterans to small business ownership. 

Join hundreds of veterans from across the country seeking business leadership and their supporters - - capital providers, lawyers, M&A professionals, accountants, business schools, and supporters of veteran ETA. VetsETA'23 will feature successful veteran sellers and buyers, highlight war stories and lessons learned; discuss available financing sources; the challenges of accessing that capital; policy plans to boost capital access and grow a national network.  

Let's Grow Together!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023
12pm - 2pm EST

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Program Agenda

Opening Welcome: TBD


Keynote: Col. Scott Jensen, NVSBC Executive Director


What You Will Learn Today: James Maxwell and xxxxxx


Do You Fund Your Search: Panelists Mike Mahre, Anacapa Partners and Alex Mears, Brydon Group


Funding Your Acquisition: Speaker Lisa Forrest, Live Oak Bank


Diligence & Negotiation: Panelists Sharon B. Heaton, sbLiftoff and Alex Mears, Brydon Group



How to Find A Strong Acquisition Target: James Maxwell and xxxxx


Closing Remarks: Sharon B. Heaton, sbLiftoff 



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To sponsor, or for additional information, please contact Nancy Langer at [email protected]