SCORE for Existing Businesses

Dream Big with Small Business

SCORE Westchester understands that the journey does not end once you have launched your business. There is room to grow and flourish for even the most successful businesses.

Getting Started Is as Easy as:

Step 1 - Share Your Vision

Prepare for mentorship by thinking through your ambitions and making a list of challenges and goals.

Step 2 - Meet Your Mentor

We carefully match you with a mentor whose experience fits your needs. Our advisors volunteer their time and expertise to help you succeed.

Step 3 - Make It Happen

In video or telephone meetings, mentors will offer insights and resources so you gain clarity on your next best steps.

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How It Works

SCORE pairs experienced business leaders with Westchester entrepreneurs looking to launch a small business. A SCORE mentor serves as an unbiased sounding board, advisor, teacher, and problem solver. Everything discussed is strictly confidential, and there is never a charge for the service.

Meet Our Mentors

 

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What You Can Expect

  • Guidance on developing a complete and realistic business plan
  • Feedback on specific marketing, financial or legal concerns
  • Valuable advice from an individual who understands what it takes to be successful in your field
  • Opportunities you may otherwise have missed    
  • An outside, impartial view of your business objectives
  • A relationship with an experienced advisor who will aid you at every step of the way

Start Your Journey

 

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3 Creative Ways to Present Your Business Plan to Investors and Attract Attention

Use these three tips to make your business presentation more creative and to capture the eye, and wallet, of investors. Read more

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11 Ways To Better Manage Cash Flow In Business

We asked 11 small business professionals to give us their best tips and tricks on how to effectively manage cash flow.  Read more

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When Is the Best Time to Borrow Money for Your Small Business?

The best time to apply for a small business loan is when you aren’t in desperate need. Find out how planning ahead can boost your chances of getting a loan. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

How to Build an Effective Online Presence

Event Language: English
May 11, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Join SCORE Hudson Valley and the Greater NY Chapters for this informative webinar covering the topic of how to build an effective online presence. Read more

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Building Bigger and Better Networks: The Key to Business Success

Event Language: English
February 28, 2022, 12:00pm EST

Successful networking can be learned. Let two of the business world's top networkers teach you what you need to know. Networking is more than making contacts, it's about building... Read more

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What you should know about: Pricing

Article Language: English
November 17, 2021

You have a product or service you want to sell. Ofcourse you want to sell it at the right price. Here are a few things you should know to get your pricing right.

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Finishing the Year Financially Strong

Event Language: English
November 9, 2021, 12:00pm EST

Small Business Accounting and Tax Strategies Read more

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Essential Problem-Solving for Businesses

Event Language: English
October 19, 2021, 10:00am EDT

Manage and Grow Your Business With New Problem-Solving Techniques Read more

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Using LinkedIn to Grow Your Business in 2021

Event Language: English
June 22, 2021, 12:00pm EDT

How LinkedIn Can Help Business Owners at All Stages of Business Evolution Read more

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Ask a Mentor: Fred Krawchick - How to Open a Retail Clothing Business

Article Language: English
June 15, 2021

If you love fashion and decide to open your own retail clothing store, SCORE Westchester mentor Fred Krawchick has one message for you: It. Is. Not. Easy. It may not be the message you want to hear, but it’s probably the message you need to hear before diving in.

Recorded Webinar

Taking the Mystery Out of Financial Statements

Event Language: English
May 20, 2021, 1:00pm EDT

Back to Basics: Gain an Understanding of the Preparation, Presentation and Analysis of Financial Statements Read more

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