SCORE

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SCORE, counselors and mentors to America’s small businesses is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow and succeed nationwide. SCORE provides free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Whether you are just getting started or are a seasoned business, the Charlotte chapter has more than 60 volunteers that provide face-to-face business mentoring tailored to meet your specific needs. While they can help businesses in any stage of their life-cycle, one of SCORE’s specialties is helping aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners navigate the process of getting started, whether through assessing their readiness to become an entrepreneur to developing marketing and business plans and much more.  Watch this video to learn more about SCORE!

Starting


Getting Started

Creating your business plan

Charlotte SCORE provides free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses and can help you develop your start-up plan.

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Training and Development

Charlotte SCORE offers a variety of educational resources including mentoring, online workshops, and local workshops that can help you both start, and develop your business.


Growing


Overcoming Obstacles

One-On-One Business Advising

As highly successful and experienced business professionals and entrepreneurs, SCORE mentors deliver valuable, timely, and practical advice. Whether you are a start-up or an existing business, our mentors will help you and your business open new markets, reach new customers, and achieve new goals.


Training and Development

Charlotte SCORE offers a variety of educational resources including mentoringonline workshops, and local workshops that can help you both start, and develop your business.


Transitioning Ownership

Most businesses reach a normal stage in their life cycle, in which the owners begin thinking about exiting. Your local SCORE office can provide you with mentoring as well as templates and tools that can make your transition much easier.


Financing


Preparing for Financing

SCORE provides free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs and small businesses, with more than 60 local volunteers providing face-to-face business mentoring.  Your local SCORE office can provide you with mentoring as well as templates and tools that can help you learn more about financing your business

Financial Management Workbook



Charlotte SCORE

6302 Fairview Road, Suite 300
Charlotte, NC 28210
(704) 344-6576
www.charlotte.score.org