Guiding Veterans with a Hands-On, Personal Approach to Becoming Business Owners

At Veterans Business Project, we are dedicated to empowering veterans on their journey to becoming successful entrepreneurs. With a hands-on and personalized approach, we support veterans like Marine veteran Charles Myart in achieving their business dreams. Recently, our President, Co-Founder, and Business Coach, Dale Eisenberg, met with Charles to explore a potential deal to purchase an existing Original Pancake House in Stone Mountain, Georgia. Dale Eisenberg, a seasoned entrepreneur with over 45 years of experience owning restaurants, knows the importance of a hands-on approach. When Charles expressed interest in the Original Pancake House, Dale personally traveled to the location to assess the property alongside him. This first-hand inspection allowed Dale to provide invaluable insights and share his expertise, ensuring Charles had all the necessary information to make an informed decision. At VBP, we believe in the power of experience and personalized support for veterans entering the business world. Our comprehensive approach goes beyond just the initial deal; we are committed to guiding veterans throughout the entire purchasing process. With our business coaches' wealth of experience and knowledge, we offer veterans a unique advantage in navigating the complexities of business ownership. Even after the purchase, we remain available to speak with veterans and provide ongoing assistance to ensure their success as entrepreneurs. If you are a veteran or military spouse interested in becoming a business owner, we encourage you to register today. Our specialized business coaching services are completely free. We believe [...]

By |2023-07-27T16:11:07-05:00July 27th, 2023|Categories: News|

Fox and Friends Live Broadcast at Rosie’s Home Cookin’ Featuring Lynn Lowder and the Veteran Business Project

On Monday, May 15th, 2024, Fox and Friends will broadcast live from Rosie's Home Cookin' in Naperville, Illinois, from 5 AM until 8 AM. The broadcast will feature Lynn Lowder, a Vietnam veteran, CEO, and co-founder of the Veteran Business Project (VBP). This 501c3 organization helps match veterans or military spouses with businesses wanting to sell at zero cost to the veteran.

By |2023-05-12T17:29:43-05:00May 12th, 2023|Categories: News|

Nonprofit guides veterans in entrepreneurship | VBP interview with Morning in America

Interview with NewsNation We're thrilled to share this interview with our CEO and co-founder, Lynn Lowder, as he discusses our mission to support veteran entrepreneurs with NewsNation. In the interview, Lynn explains how the Veteran Business Project provides crucial mentorship and resources to help veteran-owned small businesses grow and thrive. Our unique "V-Harmony" process connects veterans with experienced entrepreneurs to help guide them on their entrepreneurial journey. We're proud to be making a difference in the lives of our nation's heroes and supporting their post-military careers. Watch the full interview now!We would like to extend a sincere thank you to NewsNation and announcer Mitch Carr for the opportunity to share our mission with their audience. Your support means the world to us, and we are grateful for the opportunity to spread the word about our important work. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of our nation's heroes. Thank you! 

By |2023-04-04T12:54:06-05:00April 4th, 2023|Categories: News, Video|

How Veterans Can Take Over a Retiring Entrepreneur’s Existing Business

How Veterans Can Take Over a Retiring Entrepreneur’s Existing Business At the VBP, we are passionate about helping veterans pursue their entrepreneurial dreams and create successful careers beyond military service. That's why we were thrilled to see Lynn Lowder, one of our co-founders, featured in a recent interview with In the article titled "How Veterans Can Take Over a Retiring Entrepreneur's Existing Business," Lynn spoke about the valuable work that VBP is doing to help veterans acquire and run existing businesses. He highlighted the benefits of this approach, including the potential for a quicker path to profitability and the opportunity to build on an established foundation. At VBP, we provide extensive support and guidance to veterans interested in taking over an existing business. From assisting with due diligence and financing, our team is dedicated to helping veterans succeed in their entrepreneurial ventures. We are incredibly grateful to Zachary Fryer-Biggs, Blake Stilwell, and for featuring Lynn and sharing the vital work that VBP is doing to support veterans. Their article is a testament to the critical role that veteran-focused organizations like VBP play in helping our service members transition back to civilian life. As we continue to honor and support our veterans, we are proud to stand alongside Lynn and our entire team at VBP in empowering veterans to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams. To read the full article, please visit at

By |2023-04-01T17:50:40-05:00April 1st, 2023|Categories: News|

Retired Marine Lynn Lowder’s Chicago eatery pays homage to America’s heroes: ‘Good food and good service’

'Fox & Friends' brings in 'Rosie's Home Cookin' owner and Purple Heart recipient Lynn Lowder to hear about how his business pays tribute to veterans.

By |2023-03-08T20:45:30-06:00March 8th, 2023|Categories: News, Video|

Veteran Business Project Receives Nearly $1M Donation from Duchossois Family Foundation.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Duchossois Family Foundation donates nearly $1M to Veteran Business Project CHICAGO, IL, (Feb. 20, 2023) -- Veteran Business Project is pleased to announce The Duchossois Family Foundation (TDFF) has donated $935,000. The funding, spread over a three-year period, addresses projected expansion goals, provides technology and marketing support, and the hiring of additional business mentors. “We deeply believe in the Veteran Business Project and their efforts to help launch the next generation of veteran entrepreneurs,” said Mary Ann Roeser, President of The Duchossois Family Foundation. “Small business is the backbone of the American economy and veterans are hard-wired for success in this arena - they just need access to capital, networking, and mentorship. The Veteran Business Project provides this critical support and much more.” “Veteran Business Project is proud to enter this long-term partnership with The Duchossois Family Foundation, one of the country’s most committed and generous philanthropic organizations, and we are grateful for their support,” said Lynn Lowder, U.S. Marine Corps veteran and CEO of the Veteran Business Project. To learn more about the Veteran Business Project, see About The Duchossois Family Foundation: Established in 1984 by first- and second-generation family members, The Duchossois Family Foundation strives to empower individuals to enhance their quality of life through wellness and economic opportunity. Their strategy is to focus on the veteran population and veteran-serving organizations. About the Veteran Business Project: The Veteran Business Project promotes military veterans and spouse small business ownership opportunities. Through our unique [...]

By |2023-04-14T09:48:16-05:00February 20th, 2023|Categories: News, Press Release|

Clint Karamath appointed to Veteran Business Project’s Advisory Board

Veteran Business Project is pleased to announce the appointment of Clint Karamath to its Advisory Board. Clint is a proud “Army Brat” who lived in various military installations around the world. Upon graduating from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY in 1991, he was commissioned as an Infantry Officer.

By |2022-08-04T10:55:06-05:00August 4th, 2022|Categories: News|
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