Washington, DC, May 1, 2013 – SCORE, mentors to America’s small business, and The Company Corporation®  (www.incorporate.com) have teamed up to deliver helpful advice for new small business owners across the country.An updated edition of the proven and practical “How to Really Start Your Own Business” guide, in both digital and print formats, along with a series of educational LIVE webinars, will provide SCORE clients and mentors with invaluable insight and tools for business creation. The print edition of the guide is available at 340 local SCORE offices across the country. An eBook version is also now available online at http://www.score.org/resources/how-really-start-your-own-business.

“Anyone who’s started a business knows how confusing the process can sometimes be. Often it’s hard to know where to turn to for good advice,” said EJ Dealy, CEO of The Company Corporation. “But thanks to the dedicated mentors at SCORE, millions of small business owners have gotten the answers and support they need. We’re pleased to partner again with SCORE to create an updated version of this great guide.”

“Our continued partnership with The Company Corporation is a real win-win: SCORE clients that are new to business ownership receive highly valuable and actionable information and SCORE mentors gain a new arsenal of useful educational tools to use in their mentoring,” said Ken Yancey, CEO of SCORE.

The two organizations will continue to offer the popular webinar series, “How to Really Start Your Own Business,” presented by SCORE mentors and business experts, Julie Brander and Steve Bloom. LIVE presentations of this webinar will take place on Tuesday, August 13, and Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The Company Corporation will also present a LIVE webinar on the topic of business incorporation on Thursday, August 22, 2013.

To register for any of these SCORE LIVE webinar events, visit: http://www.score.org/onlineworkshops. To access a past recording of the “How to Really Start a Business” webinar, visit: http://www.score.org/workshops/how-really-start-your-own-business.


Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 9 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. More than 12,000 business experts volunteer as mentors in over 340 chapters serving local communities with entrepreneur education to help grow 1 million small businesses.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Visit SCORE at www.score.org. Connect with SCORE at www.facebook.com/SCOREFans and www.twitter.com/SCOREMentors.

About The Company Corporation

With more than 500,000 businesses formed, The Company Corporation® provides affordable incorporation and business compliance services to small businesses and entrepreneurs nationwide. Based in Delaware, The Company Corporation serves small business owners nationwide through its websites, www.incorporate.com and www.llc.com.