Get Free, Expert, Advice to Start — and Grow — Your Small Business

SCORE mentors are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with diverse backgrounds and specialties. Western Connecticut SCORE gives you free access, virtually or in person, to the expertise you need to reach your business goals. All advice is completely confidential. 

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October 11: Cybersecurity 101 - How to Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats

October 11, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, you will learn how to identify cybersecurity threats and steps you can take to protect your small business.

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October 12: Help Businesses Increase Holiday Sales with Google Tools

October 12, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

In this webinar, you will learn how to use Google tools like Google Business Profile and Google Merchant Center to drive sales during the holiday season.

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October 19: Do You Have What it Takes to Run a Business? Step-by-Step Self-Assessment Workshop

October 19, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Successful entrepreneurs have several things in common. In this webinar, you will learn what those qualities are, which ones you have and which ones to develop.

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October 20: Starting a Business – Real Stories and Knowledge Exchange from Women Entrepreneurs

October 20, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In celebration of National Women’s Small Business Month, we have invited business owners and SCORE mentors to share their journeys and answer your questions.

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October 27: What You Need to Know Before Moving Forward With Your Business Idea

October 27, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Are you ready to start a business? In this webinar, you’ll learn how to build a foundation of skills, experience, and support necessary to run a business.

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November 3: Modern Day Technology - Using Hardware To Work Smarter, Not Harder!

November 3, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this session, we will help you understand what new IT is available and how it can help your business so you can make your technology decisions confidently.

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November 8: The Entrepreneurs Pathway to Capital – A Fresh Approach to Capitalize your Business

November 8, 2022, 1:00pm EST

In this webinar, you will learn how to evaluate your business needs, understand available capital, and the challenges businesses face when securing capital.

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November 9: Do You Have the Personal Finances to Start a Business? Step-by-Step Financial Assessment Workshop

November 9, 2022, 1:00pm EST

New businesses usually don’t make a profit for 6 to 18 months. This webinar will teach you how to assess your finances and avoid financial pitfalls.

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November 15: Supplier Diversity & Certifications - You Have Questions, SCORE Has Answers

November 15, 2022, 1:00pm EST

View the on-demand course modules, then attend this live Q&A dedicated to answering your questions about Supplier Diversity & Certifications.

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December 29: Supplier Diversity & Certifications - You Have Questions, SCORE Has Answers

December 29, 2022, 1:00pm EST

View the on-demand course modules, then attend this live Q&A dedicated to answering your questions about Supplier Diversity & Certifications.

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January 19: Supplier Diversity & Certifications - You Have Questions, SCORE Has Answers

January 19, 2023, 1:00pm EST

View the on-demand course modules, then attend this live Q&A dedicated to answering your questions about Supplier Diversity & Certifications.

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Working Together to Make Western Connecticut Stronger

SCORE volunteers give back to our community by providing entrepreneurs and small businesses with the expert advice they need when they need it.

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National Hispanic Heritage Month


From Sept 15 - Oct 15, is a time to celebrate and appreciate Hispanic-owned businesses across the nation. Hispanic-owned small businesses have grown 34% over the last 10 years – and show no signs of slowing down. Even with the growth and accelerating impact, Hispanic business owners face very real challenges.

SCORE is committed to helping all entrepreneurs succeed.

Visit our SCORE For All Hispanic Entrepreneurs Hub →