Veteran Loans & Supplemental Training Videos

They serve their country. 

We're honoring their dream. 

At ECDI, we are committed to investing in people to create measurable and enduring social and economic change. And that includes veterans. We are honored to announce our partnership with Veteran LLC, a multi-state collaborative dedicated to supporting veterans' pursuit of small business ownership. From business advise to access to capital, Veteran LLC helps veteran entrepreneurs build critical business development skills and provide a strong foundation of entrepreneurial knowledge. As their partner, ECDI is providing single-digit interest rates to veterans as well as ongoing business coaching. In 2018 alone, the Veterans LLC community lenders have disbursed more than $6 million in capital to veteran-owned businesses. The dreams of all entrepreneurs matter - especially our veterans. 

Available Videos

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Intro - Welcome To Veteran LLC

Welcome to Veteran LLC | Leadership, Learning, and Capital for Military Entrepreneurs.

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Veteram LLC - Human Resources, Networking, Business Pitching, Personal Resume

Best practices for human resource policies, engagement with prospective customers, delivery of short business pitches, and development of an effective personal resume.

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Veteran LLC - Access To Capital

Highlights of loan readiness planning, including cash flow and liquidity, equity injection, collateral, documentation, and business planning.

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Veteran LLC - Additional Resources and Next Steps

Overview of post-capital best practices including budgeting, bookkeeping and financial reporting, consulting, and reporting. Suggestions of community resources and online options.

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Veteran LLC - Business Planning

Overview of business plans and necessary components: executive summary, business description, product and service description, market analysis, marketing plan, management and personnel description, operational plan, financial data, and supplemental documents.

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Veteran LLC - Business Structure & Registration

Review of business structure and registration, advantages to business formation types, and requirements for each structure type.

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Veteran LLC - Credit

Definition of the 5 C’s of Credit, Overview of credit scores and reporting, details about account types and review of credit best practices.

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Veteran LLC - Digital Marketing

Best practices in social media management, email marketing, and web development for an effective online presence.

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Veteran LLC - Financial Statements

Overview of cash flow statement, profit and loss statement, and balance sheets as well as summary of startup cost analysis and definitions of assets, liabilities, and net worth.

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Veteran LLC - Loan Documentation

Review of documents commonly required by conventional and alternative lenders.

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Veteran LLC - Market Analysis

Review of competitive analysis, market trends, client demographics, and how market research can improve your business practices.