SCORE Madison

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For over 50 years, SCORE has served as America’s premier source of FREE business mentoring and education.  SCORE provides expert mentoring and education to thousands of startup and existing businesses, just like yours.

Our goal is for you to receive the help you need to be successful in your business with focused assistance in the areas of business planning, marketing, accounting and finance, and more.

As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE has helped more than 11 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops and educational resources since 1964.

With SCORE, you are not alone on your business journey.

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SCORE Business Mentoring Testimonial - Arne King

Arne King, the owner of Savannah Company and Speed Gems talks about the marketing help he's received from SCORE Madison. SCORE Madison Free Business Mentoring


SCORE Business Mentoring Testimonial - Ken Wundrow

Certified mentor and co-chair Ken Wundrow talks about the fulfillment he receives sharing his expertise as a SCORE mentor. SCORE Madison Free Business Mentoring



Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SCORE Madison has suspended all in-person meetings and mentoring sessions.  However, SCORE Madison remains committed to serving our clients during this time.  Mentoring sessions are availble by telephone or Zoom video conference.  SCORE can provide useful information and resources to help small businesses get through this challenging time.  Stay safe and stay well.

Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops. Learn the basics of going into business, deep dive into timely business topics, and learn more about managing a nonprofit.

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Where small business experts and mentors share tips, discuss trends, and provide advice on a wide range of topics affecting entrepreneurs in every industry.

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