Published Jun. 16, 2011
These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Then, get advice to help you on your way.
Business Planning Templates
Use the templates below, then meet with a SCORE mentor for expert business planning advice.
Published Apr. 18, 2014
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- A small-business owner faces two daunting challenges: The first is securing the financing needed to open his enterprise. The second is ensuring he maintains the financing needed to stay open.
“Startups are the hardest to finance,” says Steve A. Spencer, president of the Youngstown chapter of Score, formerly the Service Corps of Retired Executives. Spencer should know. He’s the former president of three commercial banks.
Published Apr. 7, 2014
What is angel investing?
An angel investor is a private investor who provides capital for early stage companies at their seed or subsequent funding rounds. An angel investor acts alone or as part of a group, buying equity of the company (stock or convertible debt), after conducting due diligence, with an expected holding period of less than ten years. Typical investment minimums are $25,000 for individuals and $200,000 for groups.
Broward SCORE Participated in South Florida Minority Supplier Development Council’s 29th Annual Business Exposition on March 21st, 2014.
SCORE Volunteers Angelica Love Valentine and George Gremse informed attendees about SCORE services and discussed business counseling and workshop programs.
Published Mar. 5, 2014
I’m a retired sales and marketing guy who’s recently purchased a local convenience store. What are some of the key numbers I should be monitoring to successfully manage the business’ finances?
Published Feb. 19, 2014
Cash Flow Template in Excel
Published Jan. 30, 2014
Este taller de negocios online gratis será: ayudarle a entender cómo las proporciones determinan la salud financiera de su negocio, explican los 4 tipos de ratios utilizados en análisis financiero y proveen las hojas de trabajo interactivos para ayudar a poner todo junto.