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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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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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National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with SCORE!

Over the past decade, Hispanic-owned small businesses have made a significant impact, boasting a 34% growth rate and contributing a remarkable $500 billion to the U.S. economy. Yet, amidst this impressive growth, Hispanic business owners face genuine challenges.

But you don't have to navigate these challenges alone. SCORE is here to support you. We've been instrumental in helping countless Hispanic entrepreneurs find success in their small businesses. Just ask Sandra Vazquez, Owner & Operator of SWT Fitness, who said, "SCORE helped me develop the roadmap I needed to secure funding and expand my gym into a prime retail location."

Discover how SCORE has empowered small business owners like Sandra to start and grow their enterprises. Your business could be the next success story we celebrate!

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Sandra Vazquez and her team in SWT Fitness
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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

Subjects covered in this workshop include:

  • Simple things you can do now to protect yourself from cyber-attacks
  • What is the Cyber-Threat, who is attacker? What you can do about it?
  • Social Engineering, the hackers primary means of attack
  • Training & Awareness
  • Business Compliance
  • System Security Planning
    • Documentation
    • Installation
    • Sustainment

This workshop will be held IN-PERSON AND ON ZOOM. Registration deadline is 9:00 pm the day before.

Presenter: Mike Olivier

With 30 years of experience in information technology, Mike brings his expertise to system security planning. As a small business owner working in

Use Your Financial Statements to Make Business Decisions

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. The goal of this workshop is to reverse the process and start with key business questions and then set up a system that will provide the data necessary to answer those questions.

This workshop takes the business owner through the process of: Setting up an accounting information system; Providing an

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