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We connect entrepreneurs with local mentors to help you build your business with free business advice.

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Why We Volunteer (And Why You Should Too!)

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Become a Mentor Today!

Small business owners and entrepreneurs across southeast Michigan are looking to tap into the expertise, wisdom, experiences, passion, knowledge and guidance of veteran business owners who are willing to give of their time to pay their success forward to the next generation of business owner. We are currently looking to add to our roster of Certfied Volunteer Mentors, and need backgrounds and experiences as diverse as the clients we serve. Sound like you? We welcome a conversation about how we can leverage your history and insights to set our clients up for success! 

SCORE Partner NEI Teams Up with Startup Space to Create COVID-19 Resource Hub

Are you a Detroit-based small business looking for a one-stop-shop for resources or support? SCORE partner NEI has collaborated with Startup Space to launch a page connecting you to critical resources, programs and funding. Sign up to access a digital hub that brings all COVID-19 resources, such as links to grant and loan applications, best practices, and trusted information, under one platform.

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Whether you’re just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential, business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

Find a Local Mentor

Register today free or low-cost business workshop on topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and others. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community. Classes are available locally and via online webinar.

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Browse our resource library of free business templates, tools and articles to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

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Recorded Webinar

Startup 101- What You Need to Start Your Business

This webinar details the best path to a successful startup where you'll learn how to validate your idea, research, write a business plan and more. Read more

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Help Make Dreams Come True - Become a SCORE Volunteer

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

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Detroit BizGrid

The BizGrid is both an interactive online directory and a physical infographic designed to help entrepreneurs navigate the landscape of organizations providing business assistance... Read more

SCORE of Southeast Michigan Launches New Podcast

The Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE is excited to announce the launch of The SCORE Podcast: Where Small Business Matters. Join the conversation, as volunteers, mentors, mentees and a range of special guests discuss topics of interest and import to entrepreneurs, startups and small business owners. Available now, wherever you listen to podcasts. Don't forget to subscribe, rate and review the show!

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