Get Free Expert Mentoring from SCORE San Diego to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

SCORE San Diego volunteers are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses. We also offer low-cost business workshops, and numerous templates and tools.

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Free Remote Mentoring - We are ready to help you start or grow your small business Get Free Business Mentoring Today!

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, SCORE mentors will meet with clients remotely. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video. If you already have a SCORE mentor, ask them if you can use a remote mentoring method for your sessions. If you don’t already have a SCORE mentor, you can request a remote business mentor today.

You can browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.

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Live Online Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Attend a Workshop Taught by Local Experts!

SCORE San Diego mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Due to COVID-19, our workshops will be held online until further notice. Click below to view live online workshops on a variety of small business topics.

Upcoming Workshops

 

CEO Forums

SCORE San Diego’s CEO Forum program consists of four-hour monthly meetings with 8 to 12 peers, facilitated by two SCORE mentors. These problem-solving and goal-setting sessions... Read more

SCORE Advisory Board

We assemble your Advisory Board based on your business goals, both long and short term. Your team will include a panel of experienced business people, representing different areas... Read more

Share Your Expertise

SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs.

Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

Become a SCORE Volunteer

Comparta su experiencia

SCORE se enorgullece de tener la red más grande del país de mentores de negocios expertos y voluntarios. Ellos ayudan a miles de emprendedores a iniciar y hacer crecer sus pequeñas empresas cada año. Nuestros voluntarios retribuyen a sus comunidades y transmiten sus conocimientos a la próxima generación de emprendedores.

¿Quieres ayudar a alguien a lograr su sueño?

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Upcoming Live Online Workshops

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Where’s the Money - Small Business Lenders - 5/13/2021 - C0140

May 13, 2021, 10:00am PDT
SCORE San Diego
Almost all businesses require an infusion of money at some time to start, maintain, or grow. This workshop describes various funding sources and specific criteria used to evaluate funding requests. Accessity (formerly ACCION) and CDC Loans describe their funding sources. Read more
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Live Event
Online

Where’s the Money - For Start-ups - 5/13/2021 - C0140

May 13, 2021, 1:00pm PDT
SCORE San Diego
Almost all businesses require an infusion of money at some time to start, maintain, or grow. This workshop describes various funding sources and specific criteria used to evaluate funding requests. A SCORE mentor will explain the process for SBA guaranteed loans. Read more
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Live Event
Online

How to Write a Business Plan 5/18/21 - C0140

May 18, 2021, 10:00am PDT
SCORE San Diego
Do you really need a business plan? What promises are you making? What are the characteristics of your target market? What's your competitive advantage? Read more
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