SCORE Forms Online Alliance with MyBizHomepage

MyBizHomepage brings financial tools to SCORE counselors and clients,

and SCORE offers counseling services to MyBizHomepage users

Washington, D.C.—SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” and MyBizHomepage announce a new alliance to provide entrepreneurs with free Web-based financial tools and to increase awareness of SCORE counseling.

As part of the alliance, MyBizHomepage will offer SCORE counselors and clients access to its online financial dashboard, and SCORE will be embedded into the dashboard and named as the exclusive provider of counseling services to the MyBizHomepage member community. For more information, visit www.mybizhomepage.com.

“Lack of adequate financial management and reporting is one of the top reasons that small business fail. SCORE’s alliance with MyBizHomepage helps us meet our common goal of supporting the success of the small business community by offering them financial management tools,” says SCORE CEO Ken Yancey. “MyBizHomepage financial dashboard will provide executives with tools to make good decisions in a timely manner, as well as provide access to SCORE’s business experts,” Yancey adds.

MyBizHomepage financial dashboard is a comprehensive home page designed to help small business owners and entrepreneurs manage critical financial and operating data more efficiently at no charge. MyBizHomepage syncs with popular accounting software such as Intuit’s Quickbooks to pull real-time business-critical information from the software and present it via a secure Web interface in an easy-to-understand graphical format.

“Running a successful small business and keeping track of financial data at the same time can be a challenge. Our alliance with SCORE provides SCORE clients with the opportunity to easily and quickly analyze and control financial data through our financial dashboard,” says Peter Justen, MyBizHomepage CEO. “MyBizHomepage members also now have the ability to talk to a SCORE expert about every aspect of their business.”

Since 1964, SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” has assisted more than 7.5 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through counseling and business workshops. More than 10,500 volunteer business counselors in 389 chapters serve their communities through entrepreneurial education dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses. For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter nearest you. Or, visit SCORE on the Web at www.score.org.