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SCORE Boston Clients of the Year
SCORE Boston
We'll Help Your Business to Start-Grow-Thrive

SCORE Boston provides business mentoring from experienced advisors at no cost to you and free workshops on all aspects of your business. From startups to existing businesses looking to grow, the expertise SCORE provides helps entrepreneurs like you succeed. Contact us today to get started!

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Our Success Stories

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Natural Skincare Success: The Lanubian Experience
Lanubian Experience, founded by Lorna Grim, creates natural skincare products using pure oils and ingredients. SCORE’s support helped Lorna streamline operations, enhancing her business growth.
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SCORE Mentorship Fuels LTI’s Growth

Under Todd Farrell's leadership, Liberating Technologies Inc. (LTI) has excelled, securing nearly 50 grants and contracts. SCORE mentor Shankar Hegde's guidance was pivotal during corporate acquisitions, enhancing LTI's strategic direction.

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Reinventing Wheel Locks

After his car’s wheels were nearly stolen, David Lichter created a superior wheel locking system. SCORE mentors provided vital business advice, helping him bring his innovation to market.

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SBA Homebased Business of the Year 2024

Wissen Inc., led by Natasha Goldman, was named SBA Homebased Business of the Year 2024. After nearly closing in 2022, SCORE mentor Alan Millner helped boost sales, expecting to exceed $300,000 in 2024 through improved marketing and networking efforts.

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SCORE Boston 2024, Long Term Client of the Year

Ovation Communication, under the visionary leadership of Kerri Garbis, has emerged as a beacon of excellence in the realm of presentation skills training. Through Kerri's passionate stewardship and entrepreneurial prowess, Ovation navigated the challenges posed by Covid-19 and other adversities with resilience and innovation.

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ChopValue Boston

Hear from Elaine Chow of Chop Value Boston who is a recent recipient of the 2023 SCORE Boston Rising Star Client of the Year award.

SCORE Boston Presents! - Lemon House Publishing
Lemon House Publishing

Meet a SCORE client, Jacky Sinha, from Lemon House Publishing. Here how her start-up business was shaped. What things were easy and which took a little more work to overcome.


Meet Steve Saudek and Neeraj Wadhera from SCORE Boston as they talk about being a mentor and how they help our clients.


SCORE volunteers are successful business owners, executives, or experts with real-world experience in every sector. Each one of them knows how good it feels to help others achieve their dreams.

Learn more about becoming a mentor


Rural Entrepreneurs Month

Rural Entrepreneurship Month celebrates the achievements of America's rural business owners. Rural entrepreneurs and their communities have faced unique challenges over the years, from limited access to resources to geographic isolation. SCORE is renewing our commitment to being part of the solution for these resilient business owners. We're here to give you the tools to meet and overcome any business challenge so that you can succeed in your rural enterprise.

Be sure to check out the Rural Entrepreneurs Hub for content and webinars created especially for rural business owners and SCORE success stories of thriving rural businesses like 4 Hill Farms!

Visit the Rural Entrepreneurs Resource Hub
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Upcoming Events
How’s Your Social IQ?

Rob Stutzman, SCORE Boston Subject Matter Expert, will discuss the 6 major social media platforms. He will break each down into their elements, advertising abilities, use cases and benefits. This information will allow you to choose the right platform for your business.

Got A Question About Digital Marketing?

Got A Question About Digital Marketing? Wondering How To Establish An Effective Digital Presence That Supports Being Found Online?

Get answers to your burning marketing questions, as well as commonly asked questions from fellow small business owners -- from a panel of digital-marketing SCORE mentors!

Our panel of experts each bring more than 20 years of experience helping organizations create intriguing, attractive, and informational digital properties, including websites, blogs, and social media profiles; plus, a track record of implementing, monitoring, optimizing, and reporting on digital

How to Address Customer Objections in the Sales Cycle

When you are pitching your offering, do you find that potential customers often ask for a price reduction or delay making a commitment to buy? Prospects have many ways of expressing their objections, and this workshop will help you identify what those objections truly are and equip you with the best ways of addressing each type of objection.

Many entrepreneurs know they have a wonderful product offering, but they lack confidence in persuading others to buy it, fear rejection, or are unsure how to handle customer objections. But this, like many skills, can be improved with knowledge and honed

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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. 

Visit SCORE for All
Impact Your Community

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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Finance Essentials for Small Business

In partnership with East Cambridge Savings Bank, a local, reliable banking partner, committed to your business success, our 4 session series is just for small businesses. Gain valuable insights on everything from developing a business plan to understanding financial reports. Below are the dates and topics for the first four webinars in the series.

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712 H St NE PMB 98848
Washington, DC 20002
(617) 565-5591

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