David Bann, Vice President, Sales at StreetShares, Washington D.C. Metro, StreetShares, Inc. will conduct the webinar about Street Shares and the services they provide. They will discuss the award rules, terms, and conditions for the grant mentioned below:

Our commitment to creating more opportunities for Veteran-owned small businesses is central to providing an awards program for those extraordinary business owners. By partnering with JPMorgan Chase & Co., the Foundation is able to boost veteran small businesses in a big way.
Veteran Small Business Award
Three awards will be given to winning applicants each month:
1st Place: $5,000
2nd Place: $3,000
3rd Place: $2,000

Veteran Small Business Award Eligibility
•Applicant must be a veteran, reserve or active duty member of any of the United States Armed Forces, OR a spouse of a military member or veteran
•Applicant must be a U.S. person and at least 21 years old
•Applicant’s business must be a legal entity (sole proprietorship or legally incorporated LLC, S-Corp, or C-Corp or formal partnership) under the laws of any U.S. jurisdiction
•Applicant must own at least 50 percent of the business
Veteran Small Business Award Selection Process
Applicants qualify and apply.

After applicants have been submitted for the month, the Foundation will choose 5-10 finalists. Based on five criteria below:
1.Business idea
2.Use of award funds and potential impact
3.Product-market fit
4.Team and company history
5.Influence of the business on the military and veterans community

Finalist profiles are then posted on the Foundation website for public vote to determine the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place awards.

Veteran Small Business Award Deadlines
DEADLINES Our award program runs monthly. Deadline is the last day of each month. The Foundation will select the 5-10 finalists. The finalists will be presented on the Foundation website for a public vote mid-month. The winners will be announced a couple of days later.

David Bann, Vice President, Sales at StreetShares Washington D.C. Metro Area, Financial Services StreetShares, U.S. Marine Corps. Previous: Harvard Kennedy School / Georgetown University – McDonough School of Business, U.S. House of Representatives, US Joint Forces Command Education: Georgetown University. Master of Business Administration (MBA); Harvard University, Master of Public Administration (MPA). David Bann, VP, Sales & Business Development, David enjoys fostering StreetShares’ partnerships and helping small business owners get access to funding. David is a U.S. Marine Corps combat veteran of the Iraq war. He previously served as a policy advisor in the U.S. Senate, House of Representatives, and the Department of Defense. David received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame. He holds an MBA from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and an MPA from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard. When not developing relationships with small business and veteran organizations, David enjoys spending time with his family and staying active outdoors. His favorite American Main Street is Main Street, Annapolis, MD.