SCORE Austin Mentors are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business owners and entrepreneurs achieve success.
Research says that for every $1 spent on E-Mail marketing there is an average $44 return on investment. This class will teach basic and advanced techniques to propel your E-Mail efforts.
You can rapidly grow your business by creating a sales-on-demand system that gets you sales when you want them. Learn how to win more sales to accelerate your growth. Uncover the secrets to win bigger sales and increase your profits.
Evelyn Shields and Vanessa Roy started a small cat-sitting service in Austin, Texas, after struggling to find someone to care for their ill cat while traveling. As their business grew, they turned to SCORE for help and were matched with mentor Jim Grimsley. With Jim's guidance, they developed a business plan, operational systems, and transitioned from independent contractors to staff. Austin Cat Sitters now conducts an average of 100 cat visits per day and employs more than 20 cat sitters. SCORE's support has been crucial to their success, and they continue to work with their mentor as they set their sights on future growth. Find your mentor today.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with SCORE!
Over the past decade, Hispanic-owned small businesses have made a significant impact, boasting a 34% growth rate and contributing a remarkable $500 billion to the U.S. economy. Yet, amidst this impressive growth, Hispanic business owners face genuine challenges.
But you don't have to navigate these challenges alone. SCORE is here to support you. We've been instrumental in helping countless Hispanic entrepreneurs find success in their small businesses. Just ask Sandra Vazquez, Owner & Operator of SWT Fitness, who said, "SCORE helped me develop the roadmap I needed to secure funding and expand my gym into a prime retail location."
Discover how SCORE has empowered small business owners like Sandra to start and grow their enterprises. Your business could be the next success story we celebrate!Visit the Hispanic Entrepreneurs Hub
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.
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.
SCORE Austin Sponsors
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 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.
1st Commercial Credit
At 1st Commercial Credit, we are recognized as one of the largest independent providers of asset-based financial services for small to mid-sized businesses. We offer businesses a complete line of invoice factoring services, inventory finance, purchase order financing, international trade finance and other related financial services.
Since 1868, we’ve built our bank on the belief that each and every customer is significant.And because of our personal approach to banking, today we offer a combination of technology, convenience and service you won’t find anywhere else.
BB&T and SunTrust banks formed Truist with a shared purpose—to inspire and build better lives and communities. Truist is creating a better financial experience, to help people and businesses achieve more.