SCORE for Startups
Turning Dreams into Business Reality
SCORE Westchester supports and nurtures the entrepreneurial spirit by connecting startups with experienced business advisors. On this page, you will find resources that can help you in the starting stages of your small business.
Getting Started Is as Easy as:
We carefully match you with a mentor whose experience fits your needs. Our advisors volunteer their time and expertise to help you succeed.
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.
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
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