SCORE Cleveland Named 2022 National Chapter of the Year! Our mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals and entrepreneurs with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your business goals.
National Women's History Month
In celebration of Women's History Month, SCORE's Women's Entrepreneur Resource Hub focuses on empowering women entrepreneurs by providing them with access to resources, mentorship, education, and networking opportunities.
SCORE's commitment to empowering women entrepreneurs aligns with the spirit of Women's History Month, which recognizes the contributions and achievements of women throughout history.Visit the Women Entrepreneurs Resource Hub
Plan and Start
Simple steps is a 5-part series that will lead you through the steps required to start a business.
In this first session, you will learn the following topics:
- Myths and Realities of Entrepreneurship
- Critical Success Factors
- Know Your Options
- Components of Business Ownership
- Making It Legal
- Funding and Cash Management
- Business Plan Basics
Guía de recursos para Start-Ups en el Noreste de Ohio
The idea of success is still a mystery to many entrepreneurs. They think that their company's success is completely influenced by how wonderful their products or services are, how innovative their software is, or how well they follow every business guru's advice to the letter. Sometimes they miss the most important piece of the puzzle, the business name!
A company's success is mostly decided by the power of its brand. This is why Tesla grows while Nikola deteriorates and why Amazon has become the biggest online retailer for all of our purchasing needs.
Giving your business a memorable
Manage and Grow
Even if you received a PPP loan, you may be eligible for Employee Retention Credits (ERC). A qualified CPA will be able to evaluate your business and determine if you are able to apply. If you have not done so, be sure to find out, as the potential income may help your business survive.
We are fortunate to have three franchise owners who will share their experiences in deciding what franchise would fit your needs, the logistics involved, and how the overall experience has been.
How to think like an entrepreneur and establish a foundation for business growth.
SCORE for All
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.
Become a Volunteer
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.