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SCORE East Bay
Serving Alameda, Contra Costa & Solano Counties

Experienced Business Professionals Help You Succeed

SCORE East Bay offers FREE business mentoring in multiple languages, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools to help you start or grow a business.

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We offer mentoring in 11 languages! 

Our experienced business mentors provide advice on every aspect of business and are available in multiple languages. We provide mentoring in English, Español, हिन्दी, اردو, عربي, ਪੰਜਾਬੀবাংলা, 普通话, 粤语, Français, Deutsch, Português and Русский.

Mentoring is by appointment only. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and our efforts to stop the spread of the virus, mentoring sessions will be conducted remotely via phone, video, or email. For inquiries, contact us by phone or send us an e-mail.

Lifelong Learning Matters

Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE East Bay offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Find Your Mentor

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Attend A Workshop

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If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

Browse Resources

Free Events Sponsored by Comerica

Business Accounting

This 2-hour seminar will teach you what financial reports and information you need to manage your business. Free -- sponsored by Comerica Bank

Franchise Ownership - Manager run Options

Consider a Manager run Franchise- Free - Sponsored by Comerica Bank Time: 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

Legal Issues for the Small Business Startup

This workshop addresses many of the legal issues of critical importance to the formation and success of a new small business. Free - Sponsored by Comerica Bank Time 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lessons Learned Starting & Running Restaurants

Understanding the basics of starting and running a successful food business. Free -- sponsored by Comerica Bank

Upcoming Events
Legal Issues for the Small Business Startup

This workshop addresses many of the legal issues of critical importance to the formation and success of a new small business. Free - Sponsored by Comerica Bank Time 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Entrepreneurs are Powered by SCORE

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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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. 

Become a Volunteer

SCORE East Bay is grateful to our chapter sponsors for their generous support.

555 Ralph Appezzato Pkwy Cougar Village Room 225
Alameda, CA, 94501
(510) 273-6611

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Funded, in part, through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

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