SCORE and USASBE Form National Alliance to Increase Availability of

Washington, D.C.The SCORE Association “Counselors to America’s Small Business” and the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) announce a national alliance that will greatly enhance the accessibility of small business education and counseling for American scholars and business owners.


SCORE, a leader in business mentoring and USASBE, a pacesetter for entrepreneurship education and development, combine their expertise to help entrepreneurs and students nationwide. Through the alliance, the two organizations will offer an exchange in capabilities to take advantage of their respective resources, providing a voice of experience for college classrooms and the latest in business education and research for business counselors.


“We are enthusiastic about joining forces with SCORE,” says USASBE Executive Director Joan Gillman. “SCORE is America’s foremost resource for business counseling, and their experience will be a tremendous asset to USASBE.”


“SCORE is pleased to form a national partnership with USASBE,” says SCORE CEO Kenneth Yancey. “This alliance will make the latest in business research available to SCORE chapters, and bring the real-world expertise and advice of SCORE counselors to classrooms across America.”


USASBE is a network for entrepreneurship educators, researchers, professional practitioners and government policy makers. Established in 1982, USASBE offers a broad spectrum of programs for entrepreneurship education and encourages research that has practical application. Its mission is to advance knowledge and foster business development through entrepreneurship education and research.


The SCORE Association was formed in 1964 as a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. For information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. More than 10,500 volunteer members provide individual counseling and business workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners. SCORE has assisted more than 4.5 million Americans with small business counseling. Visit SCORE on the Web (