SCORE Business Tools, Professional Mentors, and More
By Mary Kay Rossi on September 26th, 2012
Small business resources are BuildMyBiz bread and butter, but what could be better? If those resources are topped with experienced business professionals ready to provide insights, advice, and support to entrepreneurs and small businesses. Take advantage of this one-two punch with SCORE, a nonprofit organization supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). In 2011, SCORE helped both entrepreneurs nationwide to start more than 40,000 new businesses and small businesses to generate more than $19 billion in revenue. In its own words, this organization helps small businesses win big.
The organization has a network of more than 13,000 volunteers in 264 chapters around the U.S., all with real-world business experience. Along with professional mentors, SCORE maximizes support for small-business hopefuls through: