The Veterans Florida program is intended for veterans who own their own business or who are considering starting a new business.
Texas was ranked as the top state in which to start a business, followed by Utah, Georgia, Montana, Oklahoma and then Florida.
VenturePitch SWFL recently selected 10 semi-finalists for its most recent investment contest, a list that includes one Sarasota company and one Venice company.
The State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota event is designed to demonstrate the benefits of owning and managing a business.
Sarasota's HuB has evolved into an online community of thousands from all over the world.