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Nov 10, 2020, 11:10 ET SCORE and Facebook Celebrate One-Year Anniversary of Partnering to Support Veteran Entrepreneurs

This National Veterans Small Business Week, SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is pleased to celebrate one...


Nov 05, 2020, 10:10 ET Veteran Business Owners Report Military Service Equips Them for Entrepreneurship

Veteran small business owners cite teamwork, leadership/managements skills, work ethic/discipline, perseverance and the ability to get things done as ...


Oct 20, 2020, 09:27 ET Half of Small Businesses Operating at a Loss Today; Agree Stimulus Checks Would Be Most Helpful Form of Assistance

COVID-19 has had a large impact on small business profitability, with only 33.5% of small business owners describing their business as profitable...


Oct 06, 2020, 10:52 ET Black Small Businesses Significantly Impacted by COVID-19; Less Likely to Receive Financial Assistance

Black small business owners are 90.7% more likely than White small business owners to have a direct relationship (family, staff or themselves) with...


Sep 22, 2020, 10:13 ET SCORE Data Report Highlights Impact of COVID-19 on Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses

Hispanic small business owners have been especially impacted by COVID-19 due to lack of childcare, remote work and direct relationships with those...


Sep 10, 2020, 13:47 ET SCORE, Mentors to America's Small Businesses, Announces Five New Members of Board of Directors

SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to its board of ...


Jul 29, 2020, 10:12 ET Half of Small Businesses Applied for PPP And 78 Percent Received Some Portion

Nearly half (44%) of small businesses have received delays for existing loan payments as of June, up from only 20% of small businesses surveyed in...


Jun 30, 2020, 10:56 ET Startup Small Businesses Rely on Non-Government Financial Assistance; Change Business Plans to Maintain Customers

Startup small businesses are receiving additional financial help and changing the way they do business, according to new survey data gathered by...


Jun 25, 2020, 10:11 ET SCORE Announces New CEO Bridget Weston

SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is pleased to announce the confirmation of Bridget Weston as CEO. Weston...


Jun 11, 2020, 11:12 ET Coronavirus Small Business Reopening Checklist Provides COVID-19 Safety Guidance, Free Business Assistance

SCORE recently released a Coronavirus Small Business Reopening Checklist, a complete list of steps, planning tools, government guidelines and free...


May 26, 2020, 09:48 ET Small Businesses Lay Off Employees in Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19); Plan to Re-Hire in a Year when Revenues Increase

Forty-seven percent of small business owners have let go of employees since March 2020 due to disruption caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19)...


May 12, 2020, 11:38 ET Startup Small Businesses Struggle to Obtain Coronavirus (COVID-19) Financial Assistance; Remain Hopeful Despite Confusion Over CARES Act

Startup small businesses are reporting varied attitudes about the CARES Act, and only 25% of startups have received non-government financial help in...


May 05, 2020, 11:22 ET SCORE and Constant Contact Partner to Launch Coronavirus Small Business Resiliency Program

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses, has partnered with online marketing leader Constant ...


Apr 30, 2020, 11:54 ET SCORE, Mentors to America's Small Businesses, Announces Four New Members of Board of Directors

SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is pleased to announce the appointment of four new members to its board of ...


Apr 21, 2020, 11:43 ET SCORE Greater Seattle Named Chapter of the Year by U.S. Small Business Administration

SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, congratulates its Greater Seattle Chapter on being named SCORE Chapter of...


Apr 16, 2020, 12:49 ET SCORE Mentors Celebrate National Volunteer Month

SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is celebrating the ongoing, positive impact of its 10,000 volunteers in...


Apr 07, 2020, 11:08 ET Tax Compliance Costs 67% Higher for Small Businesses

Small business owners are growing more pessimistic about taxes, and report little impact from the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to data...


Mar 26, 2020, 12:02 ET SCORE Launches Coronavirus (COVID-19) Small Business Resource Center

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, has launched the...


Mar 12, 2020, 10:12 ET SCORE Launches Women's Business Resource Center

In honor of Women's History Month, SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is pleased to announce the launch of...


Feb 11, 2020, 10:10 ET Small Businesses with Diverse Workforces Perform Better Financially; Make Better Decisions

Small businesses with a diverse workforce are more innovative and financially successful, according to data gathered by SCORE, the nation's largest...


Jan 30, 2020, 10:47 ET SCORE Launches Startup Roadmap to Help Entrepreneurs Reach Success

SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is pleased to announce the launch of the SCORE Startup Roadmap, a...


Jan 09, 2020, 10:10 ET Small Business Owners Anticipate Economic Downturn in 2020; Prepare for Potential Challenges

Small business owners feel only "somewhat prepared" for a potential economic downturn, according to new data gathered by SCORE, mentors to America's...


Dec 12, 2019, 10:10 ET Small Business Owners Agree Minimum Wage Is Not a "Living Wage;" Split on Whether It Should Increase

Small business owners across the U.S. are split when it comes to raising the minimum wage, according to a new survey from OnDeck®, the leader in...


Nov 14, 2019, 12:31 ET U.S. Shoppers Support Small Businesses

Small businesses keep money on Main Street, according to statistics gathered by SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses, in honor of National...


Nov 07, 2019, 10:10 ET SCORE and Facebook Partner to Support Veteran Entrepreneurs

This National Veterans Small Business Week, SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer expert business mentors, is pleased to announce a new...