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SCORE is here to help you at every step in your business journey. Get resources for every stage of your business.

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SCORE mentors know what it’s like to be a small business owner. Our community of experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives is eager to help you start and grow your business.

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SCORE offers FREE business training  & educational resources to help you start and grow your small business. Our in-person and online workshops are tailored to entrepreneurs at every stage of their business journey.

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Startup Roadmap

Have an idea? Want to start a business but not sure how? The SCORE step-by-step guide can help you start or take the next business step.

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“It was SO nice to talk with the different SCORE mentors who had strong skills in the areas I needed help with. I learned there are people out there who want you to succeed.” - Kelly Twichel

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Carlton Chen, SCORE Volunteer Mentor

“Simply said, SCORE's business model really works. If you can be a SCORE volunteer or client, don't miss out. Either way, you'll learn a lot!" - Carlton Chen

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SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices, and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.

SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides tailored support through our SCORE for All resource hubs. 

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