SCORE in the News

How to Find a Mentor - Sarah J. Robbins

Fri, 2013-08-23 11:00

When some young women fail to find a mentor, they blame themselves, says Nancy Strojny, a consultant based in Portland, Maine, and the chair of her local chapter of SCORE, a national nonprofit that supports small-business owners and provides free mentoring services: “Too many think, If I were working harder or if I were good enough, I would attract one.

SCORE Counselors Help Businesses

Thu, 2013-08-22 11:06

A Dayton CEO credited SCORE counselors with his small business success at the seventh annual Cincinnati and Dayton SCORE joint meeting.

Van Dyke said SCORE was a key ingredient to his firm’s start- up and growth. VanMartin Roofing grew from three employees in 2009 to a projected 20 by the end of 2013.

Princeton SCORE Announces Small Business Recovery Workshop for New Jersey Businesses Affected by Hurricane Sandy

Sat, 2013-08-03 08:00

Princeton SCORE Announces Small Business Recovery Workshop for New Jersey Businesses Affected by Hurricane Sandy

National Non-Profit Assists NJ Small Business Owners - Matthew White

Mon, 2013-07-29 11:18

Founded in 1964, SCORE has helped more than 10 million aspiring entrepreneurs, and now they are lending their support to New Jersey small business owners hit hard by Sandy.

The non-profit has over 350 mentors on the ground, plus another 150 in reserve to meet the needs of small business owners.

“The mission of SCORE is to help small businesses start, improve, grow,” Dick Leslie, Volunteer Mentor, said. “Our motto is: ‘we’re there for the life of your business.’”


Starting A Business? SCORE Will Help! - Francene Marie Morris

Wed, 2013-07-24 12:17

Starting your own business? Need a business plan template? Need a mentor to help you through the steps of owning a viable business? Listen to Bill Baker give some answers on The Francene Marie talk show.


It Takes a Family Effort to Launch Energy Drinks and More - Tom Eblen

Mon, 2013-07-15 10:22

Wayne and Sandra Marlowe of Nicholasville and their five grown children share many active pursuits: biking, hiking, swimming, running — and entrepreneurship.

Program Pairs Animals with Notes During Piano Lessons - Val Prevish

Mon, 2013-07-15 09:50

Deborah Thompson had no experience running a small business when she launched Pianimals Kids Club in 2012. For help, she contacted SCORE, an arm of the Small Business Administration and a free counseling service for small-business owners.

Thane Brown of Cincinnati is Thompson’s SCORE counselor. He worked for P&G for 36 years in engineering and manufacturing roles, retiring as director of North American Engineering.

The Business World Gets Bigger at MCC - Alan Campbell

Fri, 2013-07-12 14:53

Ketura Jean-Louis from Haiti wants to design and make clothing, and offer imports. Qusai Damrah of Jordan has plans for a waste management system that involves creating aluminum ductwork into which apartment dwellers will be able to drop their garbage and have it slide into a large, outside container. The Jordanian students are participating in the Institute for Future Entrepreneurs Exchange, a partnership between EICC and the Jordanian Al-Quds College.

Over 50, Female and Starting a Business: 6 Essentials to Consider

Wed, 2013-07-10 10:52

Are you a woman nearing retirement, but thinking about starting a business?

Woman-owned businesses are a critical part of the U.S. economy, numbering 7.8 million according to the latest Census data, and growing at twice the rate of men-owned businesses. For women over the age of 50, small business ownership affords many benefits – additional income, a flexible lifestyle and that unbeatable feeling that comes with being your own boss.

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