Get Free Expert Mentoring from SCORE Washington DC to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

SCORE Washington DC 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 in Washington DC, Maryland (Prince Georges & Montgomery County) and Northern Virginia.

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Free Remote Mentoring for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Professionals 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 Washington DC 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 Live Workshops

 

Upcoming Live Online Workshops

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Financing Your Small Business: Bank Loans - 12/3/20 -C0001

December 3, 2020, 12:00pm EST
Live, virtual webinar via Zoom.
Are you ready for a small business loan? Learn about the various bank lending options and what lenders want to know about you and your business. In this webinar, Ken Alozie, Managing Director for Greenwood Capital Advisors and a Certified SCORE Mentor, will explain what to expect and how to position your small business to receive bank funding. Read more
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Small Business Essentials December Series -12/2020 - C0001

December 10, 2020, 11:55am EST
Live, virtual webinar via Zoom.
SCORE's Small Business Essentials Webinar Series was developed to prepare anyone who is considering starting a business to make the decisions and plans you need to successfully launch your business. All webinars are taught by experienced certified SCORE Mentors. For more information, visit https://washingtondc.score.org/sbe-webinars Read more
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Creating a Quick Business Plan - 12/10/20 - C0001

December 10, 2020, 12:00pm EST
Live, virtual webinar via Zoom.
You have a great business idea, but what is the next step? How do you turn your idea into a great product or service? In this webinar, we show you how to write your "Unique Value Statement" and use the "Lean Canvas" to capture key ideas, concepts and strategies. When you leave the webinar, you'll be able to draft your own one-page business plan. Read more
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Pitch Winner Spotlight: Loren Vasquez and Rose & Roo

Loren Vasquez had been an artist her whole life and has spent her career making art for other people and companies, including Disney! She wanted to create art for herself and... Read more

Local Coronavirus Business Resources

SCORE Washington DC is committed to supporting small businesses during these unprecedented times. We will continue to provide mentoring through remote means and provide updated... Read more

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SCORE in the News

SCORE DC mentor Ann Lim, her client Madelle Kangha and SCORE itself were featured in the 10/28 Washington Post Magazine article The Risks and Rewards of the Covid Career Makeover. Read more

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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.

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