Initiating Success for Small Businesses

By providing mentorship and sharing ethically sound business practices, SCORE's nationwide initiatives help entrepreneurs and small business owners at various stages in their professional lives.

SCORE partners make many of these small business initiatives possible. Their support and guidance allows us to offer a complete range of opportunities all across the country.

Startup America

Start-Up America Partnership
Speed up your start-up process with help from this nationwide initiative. As a program partner, SCORE provides entrepreneurs like you with high quality support—expert training, mentorship and guidance—to give your new business its best chance at success. Learn more and apply for your free Startup America Success Kit.

Startup America

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business
Having business plan is one thing; being ready to open is another. Deciding whether or not to launch your own small business takes the kind of knowledge, perspective and confidence you'll gain from SCORE's series of low-cost workshops for aspiring entrepreneurs. Learn more about Simple Steps for Starting Your Business.

Startup America

Veteran Fast Launch Initiative
For veterans, SCORE's Simple Steps for Starting Your Business program is free. In five, 3-hour workshops and through free mentoring services, you'll gain the knowledge, perspective and confidence to decide whether your business idea is a go. Learn more about Veteran Fast Launch Initiative.

Startup America

Simple Steps for Growing Your Business
When you're busy with the day-to-day obligations of running a business, planning for the future can be a real challenge. SCORE's program of workshops and mentoring—beginning with a free business assessment—gives you the guidance and resources to make it easier. Learn more about Simple Steps for Growing Your Business.

Startup America

eBusiness Now
You know technology could solve your business challenges and grow your bottom line. But where to begin? How to keep it manageable? In this series of five free workshops (online or live), SCORE's seasoned experts will help get you started. Learn more about eBusiness Now.