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SCORE North Florida

SCORE North Florida is based out of Gainesville in Alachua County and covers across the Panhandle to Pensacola in Escambia County. We have three branches across the Panhandle, including the Tallahassee Branch, the Panama City Branch, and the Pensacola Branch. We offer free mentoring to small businesses and startup companies. Our Mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals and entrepreneurs with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your small business goals. We want to see you succeed and are here to serve you for the life of your business.

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Your support helps ensure sustainability and increased opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Your tax-deductible donation helps us create new businesses and jobs in the U.S. today and for generations to come.

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SCHEDULE for 2024 - To Be Announced

SCORE Startup Engine Program (SEP)

In addition to our existing one-on-one mentoring and our group workshops, the
Startup Engine Program is being piloted as a THIRD method to serve SCORE clients; a group mentoring program.

You are invited!  Join us in a proven program of group mentoring called the 
“SCORE Startup Engine Program” (SEP).  In just eight weeks, it jumpstarts fundamental business acumen for entrepreneurs that don’t yet have a comprehensive business background. It is a GROUP mentoring program with one Mentor assisting 5-7 program attendees in a team growing a simulated (not real) startup company, then competing in a pitch contest.  All it takes is an hour of your time per week. 

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SCORE for All

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches. SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All. 

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Impact Your Community

Since 1964, SCORE has educated and mentored more than 11 million small business owners and entrepreneurs. We're looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates.

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Upcoming Events
Escalating Sales Through Empathetic Persuasion

This webinar will demonstrate how understanding and aligning with customer needs and emotions can sculpt a powerful and effective sales strategy serving both the customer and your own business interests.

By Appointment Only
2153 SE Hawthorne Rd Suite 222, Gainesville, Fl 32641
(352) 251-3622

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