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SCORE San Francisco
Empowering Entrepreneurs: Unlocking Success Together

Whether you're a budding entrepreneur with a groundbreaking idea or a small business owner looking to scale up we're here to lend a helping hand.

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Amazon Seller Success Series 2024

Sponsored by Amazon

Unlock the secrets to Amazon selling success with our free webinar series. Learn everything from setting up your seller account to advanced growth strategies, directly from Amazon experts. Perfect for new & existing sellers aiming to boost their business on Amazon. 

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2024 Small Business Awards Gala
Celebrate Excellence in Entrepreneurship

Join us for an evening of recognition and networking as SCORE San Francisco hosts the 2024 Small Business Awards Gala. Honor innovative entrepreneurs and explore sponsorship opportunities to support Northern California's small business community.

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SCOREBoard - A new way to grow your business!

SCORE is offering a new way for you to focus the experience of successful business experts on growing your business…and at an affordable cost. We call it SCOREBoard.

  • A Personal Advisory Board of Experienced Advisors to Help Tackle a Specific Business Challenge or Opportunity
  • An intense, solution-focused, 2-3 hour workshop for the Individual owner or CEO of a small business
  • Focused on brainstorming solutions to a specific challenge/opportunity you identify.
  • Facilitated by a customized SCORE Team of 3 advisors experienced in your issue.
  • Affordable Workshop Admin Fee ($275)

We encourage you to sign up for your own SCOREBoard workshop and gain the insights of your own personal “Board” of experienced mentors in a meeting.

Contact Us to Learn More!
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A SCORE San Francisco Success Story
Magic Tooth Bus: Transforming Dental Care in San Francisco

Founded in 2017 by three determined women with immigrant backgrounds, the Magic Tooth Bus (MTB) addresses the dental care gap in San Francisco. Recognizing the commuting and scheduling challenges faced by low-income families, MTB brings essential dental services directly to the communities. Even amidst funding hurdles and the Covid-19 pandemic, they persisted, offering virtual oral health webinars and distributing free dental kits. Their Mobile Dental Truck serves as both a clinic and a creative playground, emphasizing culturally competent care for underserved populations. Above all, MTB stands firm on a core belief: Dental health is a human right.

Read about Magic Tooth Bus's success

April is National Volunteer Month

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White Bison Native Art

Become a SCORE Mentor

As we celebrate our amazing volunteers this month, it is also an ideal time to think about how you can give back. If you’d like to become a SCORE mentor, we’d love to have you. Learn more about becoming a mentor at SCORE.

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National Small Business Week Virtual Summit April 30 to May 1, 2024

National Small Business Week

Attend the Free Virtual Summit

On April 30 – May 1, 2024, the U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE will host the National Small Business Week Virtual Summit. This event will feature a range of educational webinars, exhibition booths, business resources, networking opportunities, and professional guidance from SCORE mentors.

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Upcoming Events
Finding and Retaining Volunteers 240507

Volunteers are a fundamental part of our American fabric, and they play an important role in our community. Volunteer activities can include anything from caring for children, feeding the homeless, and rescuing animals to protecting our natural resources and environment.

This training explores not only the many roles that volunteers can take on within your charitable program, but also how to plan for your volunteers, how to locate volunteers, how to mitigate legal issues surrounding volunteers, and finally how to value and retain volunteers.


What you’ll learn:

  • Why people volunteer.
  • Various
Paid, Earned & Owned Media-Three Essential Elements to Marketing Success 250514

Your marketing plan is not just building a website and doing a few social media posts. Most businesses can benefit from a multi disciplined approach that includes website, SEO, social media, email marketing, PR and online advertising. This webinar will show you how these elements (What we call "Pull, Push and Amplify") work together to guide your business on a road to marketing success.

We will discuss:


-Why a properly built website is important for optimal search engine rankings

- What is SEO. How to organically improve search engine rankings.

-Google Ads vs Facebook Ads. Why, when and where

Essential Keys to Scaling and Sustaining Your Business 240522

Join us for an insightful webinar designed to introduce key elements essential for creating a high-value organization. We will explore the 4 Points of Focus™, foundational for achieving business success through profitability, scalability, and sustainability.

During the session, we will delve into critical growth components and offer an introduction to marketing, finance, operations, and team building. Wendy will share proven strategies for enhancing business sustainability and scalability, and we will discuss the importance of each focus area in developing a strategic exit strategy.


SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

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. 

Visit 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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