SCORE in the News

Small Biz Hacks Tweetchat 4/29

Mon, 2015-04-13 11:59

Join us for the “Small Biz Hacks” tweetchat hosted by SCORE and Microsoft on April 29th from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern. The discussion will feature insights from small business experts and real small business owners across the country focused around tips and tricks that make all aspects of a small business owner’s life easier and more effective. Participating small business experts include:

Small Business or Startup Need Help? Top 25 Supportive Websites

Thu, 2015-03-26 14:00

Whether you’re looking for advice on getting funding, growing your business or looking for helpful business tools, the following sites are worth looking into. Here are 25 sites that may help you improve the chances of success for your startup or existing small business.

1. has a range of small business resources, articles, and information surrounding all aspects of starting, growing and operating a business.

Moving up: Homeless to home store, CEO credits SCORE mentor

Mon, 2015-03-30 15:30

Name: Cynthia Heathcoe

Distinction: CEO of Contemporary Living furniture store

City: Palm Beach Gardens

Cynthia Heathcoe’s dreams of having her own business materialized a year ago when she opened Contemporary Living ( in Downtown at the Gardens. This year, she is in the running for the Entrepreneur of the Year Award from Palm Beach SCORE ( The awards ceremony will be on May 8. Finalists will be announced soon.

Small business: Backbone of the economy

Mon, 2015-03-30 08:00

I started writing this column not long after USA TODAY launched, back in 1995. A lot has changed in the last 20 years in the world of small business and most of it has been the better.

In Spite Of The RFRA, Indiana Merchants Are 'Open For Service'

Sat, 2015-03-28 09:45

The state of Indiana made news this week when Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a law that claims to protect businesses and individuals from prosecution for refusing service based on one’s religious beliefs. But many suspect that it will also allow businesses to refuse service to certain individuals or groups by claiming religious beliefs.

Small Business Makeover: GPS exporter DF International in Sunrise seeks to grow

Sun, 2015-04-05 10:00

Diego Arteaga has lived his life selling in an international arena. Born in Ecuador, he attended college in the United States, where he got his first sales job selling books door to door as a University of Georgia student. After graduation, he moved back to Ecuador, where he worked marketing consumer goods for heavy hitters like Coca-Cola and Philip Morris and Compaq.

Young entrepreneur balances business, books

Wed, 2015-04-08 15:30

When Jacob DeCoste requested a meeting with a Green Bay SCORE mentor, he asked for an appointment that worked with his school schedule. DeCoste, a senior at Northeastern Wisconsin Lutheran School, is only 18 years old. 

Indiana Entrepreneur Launches Website to Highlight Businesses that Do Not Discriminate

Tue, 2015-03-31 16:23

Indiana entrepreneur Josh Driver has launched in response to recent events in the state highlighting businesses that will not discriminate in services.  “Too much media attention is being given to businesses that say no.  I want to honor and give voice to businesses that say yes,” said Driver.

Greater Binghamton SCORE featured in Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce's Monthly Newsletter

Tue, 2015-03-31 06:05

Greater Binghamton SCORE featured in Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce's monthly newsletter the ChambeReport April 2015

SCORE Delaware provides free workshops for veterans...

Thu, 2015-03-26 14:25

Recognizing the sacrifices our veteran's have made for our way of life, Delaware SCORE provides it's workshops with no fee. Contact us for more information. 

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