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SCORE Asheville
Serving the Asheville Area and the High Country.

SCORE Asheville mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals and entrepreneurs with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your small business goals. Browse resources, take a workshop, or find your business mentor today!

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business #1 - May 28th

Start-up Basics: This introductory workshop focuses on the basics of testing your business idea and identifying the key factors that influence start-up success.

Start-up Basics provides you with an overview of the skills and tools you need when deciding to start a business.

In this session, you learn about: the advantages and disadvantages of owning a business, the most profitable form for your business, and the fundamentals of formation, organization, marketing, cash flow and funding sources.

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Defining Your Audience: The Power of Buyer Personas - June 5th

What is a Buyer Persona? A buyer persona is a semi-fictional representation of your ideal customer based on market research and real data about your existing customers.

Marketing to everyone the same way doesn’t work anymore. These in-depth personas help us relate to your customers uniquely and as real humans. Buyer personas can help you better understand who your customers are and how to best market to them.

The goals of this hands-on workshop include developing clear definitions of your typical buyers, a clear sense of the customer journey that customers take, and how to generate

BIG MIXER
The Big SCORE Mixer June 2024

The BIG Mixer presented by: SCORE Charlotte
Put on your networking shoes and come meet and learn from other small business owners and share your story! Come exchange ideas, resources and solutions to everyday business challenges.

Small Business Success Starts with SCORE Mentorship

Celebrate AANHPI Heritage Month


AANHPI Heritage Month celebrates the culture, traditions and history of Asian-American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders (AANHPI) in the US. SCORE is dedicated to helping AANHPI entrepreneurs achieve their business goals. Be sure to check out the AANHPI Entrepreneurs Hub for content and webinars created especially for AANHPI business owners.

SCORE has the resources you need to achieve success, like Den Bisema, founder of AnnaCalisa. "With the guidance and resources provided by SCORE, - I was able to expand my business avenues, develop effective strategies, and strengthen my networking with other small businesses and independent crafters." Read more about her story >>

View Resources for AANHPI Entrepreneurs
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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 personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All. 

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Since 1964, SCORE has educated and mentored more than 11 million small business owners and entrepreneurs. We're looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates. 

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