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SCORE San Diego
Serving San Diego and Imperial Counties

No matter where you are on your entrepreneurial journey, our SCORE mentors are ready to assist. Our mentors are highly successful and seasoned business professionals and entrepreneurs with the experience and knowledge to help you achieve your business goals.

Let us match a free San Diego mentor for you. Just tell us a little about your business and what help you would like.

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Women in Brick Office building.
In-Person | July 19th 8-11AM PDT

Women's Networking Breakfast


When your small business has loyal customers, they will come back to buy more!

Our dynamic speaker, Jenny Case will talk about how she cultivates niche loyalty here in San Diego. As the Executive Director of Diversionary Theatre, the nation's third-oldest LGBTQIA+ theatre company, she is leading the way on entertaining and inspiring several niche audiences. How does she do it? Jenny will share practical insights on how she fosters meaningful connections within the community. You'll get tips and tools on how you can foster connections in your niche market and start cultivating customer loyalty. Join us for networking, and enjoy this fun, motivational and inspirational talk! ($30 Guest / $80 Exhibitor, Breakfast included.)

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SCORE San Diego Veterans Programs

Veteran's Programs

SCORE San Diego’s Veterans Committee works with local San Diego military installations to serve military members in transition, veterans, and their spouses interested in becoming entrepreneurs and small business owners. We also provided mentorship to veterans with existing businesses. We extend our veteran expertise through co-mentoring, workshops, networking, and public speaking engagements with Veteran organizations throughout San Diego county.

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SCORE San Diego Womens Programs

Women's Programs

Helping women startups and entrepreneurs find education and community. See events and resources curated for women entrepreneurs and small business owners.

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Community Engagement

Our Community Engagement programs work with many of the region’s community organizations. Through this activity we extend our mentoring, workshop, networking, and speaking services to help educate small businesses, entrepreneurs, and students on how to start, grow, or manage their businesses. This is an opportunity for our members to immerse themselves in elements of our community that are focused on economic development, education, technology, government, civic groups, etc.

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SCORE Advisory Board

This no-cost service is available for executives of existing businesses that desire ongoing business advice or mentoring. After evaluating the business challenges, a mentor (or mentors) will be assigned to you by matching their background to your industry and your most significant business opportunities.
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CEO Forums

Shared Knowledge. Shared Experience. Better Results
The CEO Forum program includes a monthly, half-day problem-solving and skills development meeting which is facilitated by two SCORE meeting leaders.
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This Month at SCORE

June

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National Safety Month

Visit Our Small Business Resilience Hub

At SCORE, we know that disasters, economic downturns, and catastrophic events can bring unprecedented challenges to your business. That is why we're committed to providing you with the resources to empower you to make the best decisions for your company.

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Featured Success Story

From Home-made Gin to Award-Winning Spirits: The Story of Two Fat Guys

Crafting award-winning, non-traditional gins with a twist of Montana spirit. Discover their journey from a birthday party in 2010 to tasting competition gold medals in 2021.

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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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Become a Volunteer

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
Use Your Financial Statements to Make Business Decisions

How to turn generic financial statements into a source of actionable business information.
Most business owners spend a lot of money on accountants and generating financial information - that either they ignore or they don’t understand.

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