Welcome to the SoCal Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC)

The Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) program is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling, mentoring, and referrals for eligible Veterans owning or considering starting a small business enterprise.

Did you know that Boots to Business and Boots to Business | Reboot programs have trained more than 100,000 transitioning service members, reservists and national guard members and their spouses in exploring business ownership?

On this website you will find information on a variety of training events and how to register for Boots to Business and Boots to Business | Reboot and workshops on topic such as entrepreneurship, marketing, financing, managing a business and government contracting.

Our mission is to help create, develop and retain Veteran-owned small business enterprises!

Connect with a Business Consultant

Set up an appointment today with a Business Consultant to accelerate your growth!

Manage a Successful Business

We’re here to help Veterans start or expand their business vision. Get started today and give us a call at 760-795-8739 or email us at SoCalVBOC@miracosta.edu!

Sign Up for Sevices

Training & Events

Free local workshops & events to support and help start and grow your small business.

Learn about our training workshops & events

Workshops and events to grow your business including Government Contracting in a Day and  Meet the Buyers.

View Our Training Events Calendar
Boots to Business

Boots to Business

An entrepreneurial training program designed for transitioning service members and military spouses.

Curriculum Includes:

Evaluating business concepts, developing a business plan and how to access start-up capital and additional technical assistance to launch your business.

Learn More and Enroll Today!
Boots to Business | Reboot

Boots to Business | Reboot

An entrepreneurial training program designed for Veterans of all eras, Guard, Reserve and military-connected family members.

Curriculum Includes:

Identify business opportunities, draft a business plan, connect with local small business resources, launch your small business, learn marketing basics.


The Veterans Business Outreach Center at MiraCosta College is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration.