Our Sponsors

Support provided by corporations and businesses allows for the development and implementation of SCORE programs, projects and resources.  These alliance partnerships make it possible for millions of entrepreneurs and small business owners to receive an outstanding array of resource tools, education and workshops.

For more information on the opportunity to become a Sponsor, please contact Resa Kierstein, Director of Business Development at resa.kierstein@scorefoundation.org.

NATIONAL CORPORATE PATRONS

AT&T Logo AT&T

AT&T is a recognized leading worldwide provider of IP-based communications services to businesses and a leading U.S. provider of wireless, high speed Internet access, local and long distance voice, and directory publishing and advertising services. AT&T Inc. has developed a small business resource site, http://smallbiz.att.com, which features tips, tools, events and advice.

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Brother International is a leading manufacturer of award-winning office technology products for small and mid-sized businesses. Its product line-up includes monochrome and color laser printers and all-in-ones, inkjet all-in-ones, scanners, P-touch label makers and QL label printers. Brother is committed  to providing products that are innovative, reliable and offer outstanding value to help small business owners increase their productivity. Its “At Your Side” philosophy is best exemplified by toll-free tech support for the life of Brother products. For more information about Brother visit www.brother.com.

 

The Company Corporation logo The Company Corporation
Through their SCORE sponsorship, The Company Corporation brings entrepreneurs two, free how-to workbooks, How To Really Structure Your Business and How to Really Start Your Own Business. They also provide a free, start-up webinar, How to Really Start Your Own Business. The Company Corporation is a long-time sponsor.
Constant Contact Constant Contact
Constant Contact provides  email marketingsocial media marketingevent marketinglocal dealsdigital storefronts, and online surveys — supported by free KnowHow, personalized coaching, and award-winning product support — to help all types of small businesses and organizations find new customers, drive repeat business, and generate referrals. 
Dell logo Dell
For more than 28 years, Dell has empowered countries, communities, customers and people everywhere to use technology to realize their dreams. Customers trust Dell to deliver technology solutions that help them do and achieve more, whether they're at home, work, school or anywhere in their world.
Deluxe Corp Foundation logo Deluxe Corporation Foundation
The Deluxe Corporation Foundation underwrites funding for the creation and implementation of a new program, the DELUXE/SCORE Success Advantage business mentoring methodology, which will support SCORE’s new business model. The program will provide specific training, templates and processes that SCORE mentors can use to help aspiring entrepreneurs start new businesses.
GoDaddy logo GoDaddy

GoDaddy offers everything you need to make a name for yourself on the Web, from domain names and website builders to complete eCommerce solutions. They've earned their place as the world's #1 ICANN-accredited domain registrar by delivering world-class products at competitive prices and supporting them with industry-best service, delivered 24/7/365.
Google logo Google
Google is a global technology leader focused on improving the ways people connect with information. Google’s innovations in web search and advertising have made its website a top Internet property and its brand one of the most recognized in the world.
intuit Intuit, Inc.
Intuit Inc. is a leading provider of business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Its flagship products and services, including QuickBooks®, Quicken® and TurboTax® software, simplify small business management and payroll processing, personal finance, and tax preparation and filing.
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MassMutual
Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders. MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(k) plan services, and annuities.

Liberty Tax Service logo Liberty Tax
Every year, Americans are faced with the prospect of tax return preparation. Although many will try to go it alone, every year more turn to a tax consultant like Liberty Tax. Our goal is to provide the feeling of a personal tax consultant alongside the security, confidence, and protection that a large company can provide. There are over 4,500 Liberty Tax Service offices operating in the United States and Canada. Find your local office or learn more at libertytax.com.
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McAfee. Part of Intel Security.

McAfee. part of Intel Security, empowers businesses, the public sector, and home users to safely experience the benefits of the Internet. The company delivers proactive and proven security solutions and services for systems, networks, and mobile devices around the world. With its Security Connected strategy, innovative approach to hardware-enhanced security, and unique Global Threat Intelligence network, McAfee is relentlessly focused on keeping its customers safe. http://www.mcafee.com

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PartnerUp
PartnerUp, a Deluxe Corporation Company, is the first and largest online community geared solely toward small business owners and entrepreneurs. They are the leading provider of enterprise solutions software for companies looking to target the small business market.

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Paychex
Paychex is committed to providing businesses the freedom to succeed. We do this by offering products and services that help clients do what they do best – run their business. From calculating payroll and filing tax payments to administering retirement plans and workers' compensation, Paychex gives its clients relief from administrative hassles so they can focus on their bottom line. For resources to help you start, grow, and manage your business, visit www.buildmybiz.com.

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Sam's Club
Sam’s Club is a division of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Sam’s Club serves more than 47 million U.S. Members with locations nationwide, as well in Brazil, China and Mexico by offering superior values on quality merchandise and services for small business.  Learn more at samsclub.com and www5.samsclub.com/YourBusiness.aspx.

The SCORE Foundation logo The SCORE Foundation
The SCORE Foundation is a nonprofit charity dedicated to supporting the SCORE Association. The foundation raises contributions and makes donations to support SCORE mentoring and training. In FY10, the foundation provided more than $900,000 in support to SCORE.
Spike logo SPIKE TV
SPIKE is honored to be among such influential companies. We are a national leader in programming that supports small business and entrepreneurship, while simultaneously entertaining the heck out of people. The brand speaks to men’s adventurous side – to work harder, be stronger and to make as much as possible along the way.
UPS Store logo The UPS Store
With more than 4,300 locations, The UPS Store comprises the nation’s largest franchise system of retail shipping, postal, printing and business service centers. Because each location is run by a small business owner, they understand the challenges and rewards of running your own business. In addition to packing and shipping services, your locally owned The UPS Store offers professional printing services, mailboxes with a real street address, notary, direct mail services, and more.
SBA logo U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
The U.S. Small Business Administration provides financial, technical and management assistance to help Americans start, run, and grow their businesses. SCORE is a resource partner with the SBA. The SBA administers a Congressional grant, which provides SCORE with funding. SCORE volunteers work with the SBA to provide small business mentoring and training to entrepreneurs through SBA offices.
Verisign logo Verisign
Verisign powers the invisible navigation that takes people where they want to go on the Internet. For more than 15 years, Verisign has operated the infrastructure for a portfolio of top-level domains that today include .com, .net, .tv, .edu, .gov, .jobs, .name and .cc, as well as two of the world's 13 Internet root servers. Verisign's product suite also includes Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Protection Services, iDefense Security Intelligence Services and Managed DNS.
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Visa
Visa is a global payments technology company that connects consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments in more than 200 countries and territories to fast, secure and reliable electronic payments. We operate one of the world’s most advanced processing networks with fraud protection for consumers and assured payment for merchants. Visa is not a bank and does not issue cards, extend credit or set rates and fees for consumers. Visa’s innovations, however, enable its financial institution customers to offer consumers more choices. For more information, go to www.visa.com/business.

NATIONAL CORPORATE SPONSORS

8x8 Logo 8x8
8x8 is a leading provider of cloud-based office phone systems that include unlimited local and long distance calling as well as big-business features such as auto attendant, music-on-hold and a conference bridge8x8 gives your employees the freedom to use desk phones, computers or smartphones to do business anywhere, anytime. 8x8 business phone systems are affordable, flexible and reliable. Unite your on-site employees, remote and mobile workers under one phone service with 8x8.
Frannet logo FranNet
FranNet assists individuals with the entire franchise process – from franchising an existing business to purchasing or selling a franchise. FranNet is committed to providing continuous marketing, business and operational support so that they may be looked upon as the most knowledgeable, professional and successful franchise consultants in the industry.
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Lending Club
Lending Club is America’s leading credit marketplace, transforming banking to make it more efficient, transparent and consumer-friendly. We use innovative technology to deliver simple, low cost personal and business loans, and bring together creditworthy borrowers and savvy investors so that both can benefit financially. Small business owners can apply online in minutes, instantly review their loan offers, and receive funding electronically in as quickly as a few days.

NFL Players logo NFLPA
The National Football League Players Association is the union for professional football players in the National Football League. In addition to representing all players in matters concerning wages, hours and working conditions and protects their rights as professional football players, the NFLPA provides assistance to charitable and community organizations and provides other member services and activities. Visit www.nflplayers.com.
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Office Depot
The Office Depot Foundation supports non-profit organizations around the world, focused on improving the lives of children, building communities and disaster relief. Office Depot, Inc. is one of the world's largest sellers of office products and an industry leader in every distribution channel, including stores, direct mail, contract delivery, the Internet and business-to-business electronic commerce.

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OnDeck Business Loans
OnDeck offers business loans and business lines of credit to small businesses across the United States. OnDeck analyzes businesses differently than traditional lenders, which means that they can make more loans than traditional lenders, and they can fund businesses within hours or days – not weeks or months.  To date, OnDeck has delivered over $1 billion to small businesses nationwide.

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Vistaprint
Vistaprint provides millions of  business owners with quality, affordable printed and digital marketing products to help them look professional and promote their businesses. Products include business cards, postcards, brochures, signage, apparel, and promotional products.  Vistaprint enables customers to select a professionally designed template to personalize, upload their own finished design to be printed, or integrate their logo or image into a design that’s right for them.

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Yext
Yext is the location information software company that allows businesses to own and instantly update their content on over 50 different sites, mobile apps, and navigation devices including Yahoo, Facebook, Bing, and Foursquare to reach more than 150 million customers a month. In partnership with SCORE, Yext is providing all businesses with a FREE listings scan, so they can see how they are listed across the internet instantly! Learn more at Yext.com.

SPONSORS

Intacct logo Intacct
Intacct is a market and technology leader in cloud computing for financial software for small businesses. The Intacct accounting software system includes accounting, revenue recognition, purchasing, vendor management, financial consolidation and financial reporting applications, all delivered over the Internet via cloud computing.
Readytalk logo ReadyTalk
ReadyTalk offers web conferencing that does it all. Every account comes with tools for planning and promoting your meeting or web event, sharing content and interacting with your audience and following up and leveraging your recorded content. From invitations and registration to content sharing and audience engagement, ReadyTalk offers a robust set of pre-meeting, in-meeting and post-meeting tools — all included with their audio and web conferencing services.

MEDIA SPONSORS & SUPPORTERS

AllBusiness logo AllBusiness
AllBusiness.com is an online media and e-commerce company that provides SCORE with valuable articles and resources. AllBusiness.com helps entrepreneurs, small and growing businesses provides how to info online.
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Huffington Post Small Business 
Huffington Post Small Business features prominent links to the SCORE web site. In addition, SCORE is a featured content provider with numerous articles and 60-second small business guides on the Huffington Post Small Business site. Huffington Post Small Business offers information, resources and links on starting and running a small business.

BizBest logo BizBest.com
BizBest delivers independent, non-commercial ideas, trends, tactics and resources for business owners, executives and startup entrepreneurs. It offers insider access to the most promising new or overlooked technologies, services and solutions, as well as practical ideas, “how-to” advice and cutting edge expertise from all corners of the business and digital media universe.
Biz Talk with Josh Smith logo Biz Talk With Josh Smith
Biz Talk With Josh Smith on CBS radio is the only weekly show that focuses on entrepreneurs, small, minority, women, and veteran-owned businesses, and the critical issues, concerns and developments which impact these groups.
Visit www.biztalkwithjosh.com

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Entrepreneur Magazine
Entrepreneur magazine and Entrepreneur.com feature the latest developments in technology, money, management and marketing, highlighting products, services and strategies to help run better businesses. Entrepreneur is SCORE's magazine, media partner.

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Free Enterprise
FreeEnterprise.com, a U.S. Chamber of Commerce digital platform, is your home for free market news and ideas. Features include opinion pieces from entrepreneurs, business leaders, and policy shapers; social media features so you can engage, debate, and activate; trending stories that delve into the issues facing the state of business today; and newsmaker interviews that take you inside the minds of successful leaders and decision makers.

Inc. logo Inc. 500|5000
The Inc. 500|5000 award is one of the most prestigious entrepreneurial awards in American business. It ranks the 5,000 fastest-growing companies based on revenue growth over a three-year period, from 2005 to 2008. SCORE clients have made it to the Inc. 500 list, including Metier Software.
Latin Business Today logo Latin Business Today
Latin Business Today is a web publication which enables growth for Hispanic business owners and entrepreneurs in today’s economy through its mentors, business listings, features on success small business, and thought leader profiles. They also feature webinars, tips and recommendations on finance, law, IT, innovation, trends, strategy, marketing and work/life balance. Their mission is: Inform, Inspire, Mentor & Empower. Learn more at www.LatinBusinessToday.com.

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Next Avenue
Next Avenue is a new public television online destination aimed at Americans 50+ who want to maintain vibrant lives and who have significant interest in a wide variety of issues. The site publishes original articles and blogs daily on everything from work and relationships after 50 to culinary explorations and caregiving for aging parents. In addition to its original content, Next Avenue editors curate information from more than 27 content partners.

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SmallBizDaily
SmallBizDaily is powered by Rieva Lesonsky, Maria Valdez Haubrich and Karen Axelton. They met at Entrepreneur Magazine more than 25 years ago, when Rieva hired Karen and Maria as editors. When Rieva decided it was time to stop talking about entrepreneurship and start living it, she turned to her team to be her partners. SmallBizDaily's owners combine their decades of experience covering entrepreneurs with their more than 5 years of business ownership to share their unique perspective on the world of small business.

sbtv Small Business Television logo SBTV
SBTV - Small Business Television Network is the first television network on the web devoted 100 percent to the small business market--from business start-ups to established enterprises. SBTV is a SCORE supporter.
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SmallBizTechnology.com
Smallbiztechnology.com is educates small business owners in how to use technology as a tool to grow their business. Through events, online content, books, presentations and more, thousands of small businesses have learned how to technology to save time, save money, get more customers, increase profits, and boost productivity in their businesses. Smallbiztechnology.com is honored to partner with SCORE!

Small Business School logo Small Business School
Small Business School is a weekly, half-hour television show that began in 1994 on PBS-member stations in the United States. In 1995 it began airing on IBB Voice of America TV (VOA) around the world, then on cable stations worldwide. Entrepreneur and host Hattie Bryant's blog provides small business information and daily video tips.

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TheSelfEmployed.com
Getting helpful information when you’re running your own show can really put your business on the right track. Small business expert Steve Strauss’s website, TheSelfEmployed.com, provides you with the tools you need to make informed decisions on taxes, technology, insurance and more. Strauss writes for USATODAY.com, has authored 15 books and has been featured on a number of high-profile business shows including MSNBC, CNN and CNBC.

The Small Business Company logo The Small Business Company

Small business training to help your business succeed. The Small Business Company provides some of the free online training on the SCORE website. They specialize in web based content that is used by many small business support organizations across the globe.

The Street logo The Street.com
TheStreet.com, Inc. is a leading digital financial media company. We provide our readers content and tools through a range of online platforms, including web sites, mobile devices, email services, widgets, blogs, podcasts and online video channels on reliable and actionable investing ideas, news and analysis, financial data and analytical tools.
Veterans Corp logo The Veterans Corporation
SCORE and The Veterans Corporation work together to provide resources and business mentoring to Veteran business owners. The Veterans Corporation features Ask SCORE for business mentoring on its website.
Veterans Business Network logo Veterans Business Network
The Veterans Business Network is an organization with two primary goals: to develop the largest veteran-owned business database in the country and assist with transitioning veterans from military to civilian life. With their tools, connections, and a strong network forged on the web and in-person at live VBN meet-ups, veterans are made stronger and have more opportunities, all with a free VBN membership.
The Wall Street Journal logo The Wall Street Journal Online
The Wall Street Journal operates WSJ.com/SmallBusiness, an information and resource site for entrepreneurs and business owners. This section of the site provides business columns, how-to articles and links to SCORE mentoring. In addition, it provides business plan tools, blogs and podcasts, a trademark search option, as well as information on business opportunities and franchises.