WASHINGTON, Nov. 1, 2022 – 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. SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Veteran business owners make up a vital part of our nation's economy, representing 9.1% of all U.S businesses, generating $1
WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2022 – Formerly incarcerated individuals are 45% more likely to become entrepreneurs versus those without a criminal record but face greater challenges on the path to business success, according to a meta-analysis from SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
The U.S. leads the world with the largest percent of its overall population in prison, with 2.2 million incarcerated individuals. For the 600,000 returning people released each year, finding employment can be difficult: the unemployment rate is
WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2022 -- SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors, as well as new officers for the fiscal year, as of Oct. 1.
“It’s my pleasure to welcome these five accomplished professionals to the SCORE Board of Directors as we pursue SCORE’s mission of fostering more vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education,” said SCORE Association Board Chair Tracy Shaw. “Last year, SCORE’s
WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2022 – Rural entrepreneurs are struggling to access capital, high-speed internet, and quality workers, according to new survey data from SCORE, mentors to America’s small businesses and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
SCORE's Fall 2022 Megaphone of Main Street: The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide surveyed more than 3,000 entrepreneurs and discovered that population shifts away from rural areas are challenging small business owners in desperate need of reliable talent and technology. Specifically:
Rural business owners report higher
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