“Veteran are the most powerful business network on earth”
Mark Rockefeller

Leverage your veteran status to help your business.


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Small Business Award Opportunity

Our mission is to inspire, equip, and support veteran small businesses through content that makes you better business owners and awards that provide a boost of financial support to grow your business. We’re accomplishing a piece of our mission every day. Follow these steps to qualify and apply for the Veteran Small Business Award:

  1. Download our current featured ebook, “The Ultimate Guide for Veteran-owned Small Businesses”
  2. Visit our blog and explore topics relating to your business
  3. Apply for the Award by submitting a summary of your business and telling us, in a video, why we should choose you



Michael Skok

Founding Partner at Underscore VC, Venture Partner at Harvard Business School

Michael is a serial entrepreneur of more than two decades turned investor for more than a decade and now he is also mentoring, continuously learning, and teaching entrepreneurship.

Michael is one of the founding partners of Underscore VC. Prior to that he was a GP at North Bridge Venture Partners. He has created ventures with founders, and invested in many great entrepreneurs who went on to build billions of dollars of value focusing on large market opportunities such as eCommerce and Big Data. Michael focuses on breakthrough technologies & disruptive business models such as SaaS, Cloud, Open Source & Blockchain. He is the founder of the Future of Open Source & Future of Cloud Computing industry collaborations that gave rise to the broadest industry wide surveys of their kind.

Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 1: Value Proposition – Michael Skok

Harvard i-lab | Startup Secrets Part 2: Company Formation – Michael Skok

Turning Products into Companies

Getting behind the Perfect Pitch – Harvard Innovation Lab Workshop

Startup Leadership: What comes first? Just one thing.