Who are SCORE Mentors?
Willamette SCORE Mentors are men and women from all types of business backgrounds who are ready to share with you knowledge gained from years of experience. SCORE counselors-serving as mentors, workshop leaders, and teachers-have already helped make business dreams come true for hundreds of small business owners. They can help you too. The Willamette chapter of SCORE is part of the national SCORE organization that works in partnership with the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide professional guidance and information to small business owners.
To find out more about the national SCORE organization at go to www.score.org
Is My Business Eligible?
Whether you are considering starting your own business, have a business that is experiencing problems, are ready to expand, or need other types of business advice, SCORE can help. Counseling sessions are personal and confidential. All you need is a good idea, the beginnings of your business, or a growing business that needs some guidance.
What does SCORE offer help with?
- Accounting & Bookkeeping
- Business Plans
- Business Structures
- Buying or Selling a Business
- Cash Flow
- Independent Contracting
- International Trade
- Loan Programs
- Venture Capital
How Do I Sign Up For Score Counseling?
With a Mentoring staff of over 40 experienced business and professional volunteers, SCORE is normally able to match your needs with a counselor who understands your particular situation and is able to apply his or her expertise to assist you. To request an appointment, please call the Chamber:
Eugene - (541) 465-6600, Springfield - (541) 746-1651, Roseburg Area - (541) 817-7628
How Do I Prepare For My Counseling Session?
Bring any materials to your meeting that you want to share or have reviewed, which might include:
- Flyers, brochures, business cards
- Business plan
- Cash flow projections
- Competitive analysis
- Just a verbal statement of your dream
We'll help you to analyze or initiate these and any other matters with which you may need help.