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Black entrepreneurship is on the rise
Black-Owned Businesses Fuel Economic Impact with Growth and Optimism, Funding Remains a Top Challenge

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2, 2023 – Black entrepreneurship is on the rise, benefitting both local communities and the U.S. economy, according to SCORE, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. This Black History Month, SCORE is celebrating America’s more than two million Black-owned small businesses and offering support and resources to Black entrepreneurs who want to launch or grow a business.

“As new small business applications continue at a record-setting pace, Black business owners are thriving, but face unique challenges no matter what their business stage. SCORE is here to

VIP Guests Headline SEMA Meeting
SCORE SEMA Hosts State Rep. Kathleen LaNatra, and Robert Nelson, District Director - Massachusetts at U.S. Small Business Administration

VIP Guests Headline SEMA Meeting - State Rep. Kathleen LaNatra, and  Robert Nelson, District Director - Massachusetts at U.S. Small Business Administration joined SCORE SEMA's Chapter Meeting on January 19, 2023 to discuss State and Federal Programs and priorities for the small business community in 2023. They are pictured here with Chapter Co-Chairs Peter Smith and Linda Foss and SBA Marketing and Outreach Specialist, Diane Darling.

 

 

 

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From Startup to Shark Tank: Small Businesses Launch and Grow With Mentoring Support

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2023 – This National Mentoring Month, entrepreneurs are harnessing the power of mentoring to launch their businesses to new levels of success. Entrepreneurs who work with a mentor are five times more likely to start a business – and report higher revenues and increased business growth – according to SCORE, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration and the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors.  

Mentoring Month

Mentoring: From Startup to Shark Tank 

Ten years ago, Dakota and Garret Porter were teenagers when they turned to SCORE to shape

Kewaan Dayton, a SCORE mentor and successful small business owner, helps other entrepreneurs on their journey.
Businesses Must Plan Now for Economic Challenges, Funding in Year Ahead

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2022 - Owning and operating a successful small business is challenging in the best of times, but entrepreneurs who have business plans are twice as likely to obtain capital and are more likely to grow, according to SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

“December is a great time for business planning – not just for new businesses but for existing businesses – so you can start fresh for the new year,” explains SCORE mentor Laura Rogers. As a banker and regional credit manager, Rogers notes that in

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SCORE Bucks Mentors Available for Talks with Business Groups, Organizations

In an effort to boost awareness of SCORE Bucks County and its no-cost business mentoring services, volunteers with the local chapter of the national nonprofit organization are seeking opportunities to speak to like-minded business organizations.

Tony Moore, the chapter’s community outreach committee chair, has spoken to several area rotary clubs, business associations and chamber of commerce groups as part of a campaign to drive greater awareness. He is available to speak with other groups throughout Bucks and eastern Montgomery counties as well.

“I or another SCORE mentor can talk about

Small Business Shopping Supports Local and National Economies, Says SCORE
Small businesses are the heart of every community, providing local jobs, boosting local economies and creating two-thirds of net new jobs across the United States, according to SCORE, a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration. To support local entrepreneurs, SCORE is calling on consumers to shop small this Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26 and all year long.
SCORE Bucks Mentors Available for Talks with Business Groups, Organizations
In an effort to boost awareness of SCORE Bucks County and its no-cost business mentoring services, volunteers with the local chapter of the national nonprofit organization are seeking opportunities to speak to like-minded business organizations. Tony Moore, the chapter’s community outreach committee chair, has spoken to several area rotary clubs, business associations and chamber of commerce groups as part of a campaign to drive greater awareness. He is available to speak with other groups throughout Bucks and eastern Montgomery counties as well.
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Small Business Resource Hub for Veterans Provides Support, Highlights Economic Impact
Veteran-owned small businesses are now receiving extra support and resources via SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. SCORE's Small Business Hub for Veterans helps veteran entrepreneurs translate military skills into business success by navigating challenges and accessing a wealth of resources, combined with free mentoring support.

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