Help your business start, grow and thrive with free expert advice.

SCORE Richmond offers free, confidential mentoring, affordable workshops, networking events and extensive online content – scroll below for more information.

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Free Mentoring

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.

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Workshops & Events

Register today for our no- or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and others. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

Take a Workshop

Online Library

If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the informtion you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

Browse Library

Ask SCORE

Got business questions? Gray Poehler's got answers in his bi-weekly Ask SCORE article, published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Read more

Volunteer with SCORE

SCORE offers many ways to volunteer and give back to small business communities nationwide. Read more

SCORE Richmond Local Events

Live Event
Online

Financial Basics for Small Business Owners

June 24, 2021, 6:30pm EDT
Via Zoom
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Live Event
Online

Your Business’s Value Proposition

June 29, 2021, 6:30pm EDT
Via Zoom
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Live Event
Online

How to Start Your Own Business

July 22, 2021, 6:30pm EDT
Via Zoom
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Our Mentors

Financing / Capital
I am familiar with most aspects of running a small business, having owned and operated an independent insurance agency... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
As a management professional with experience in hospital administration and retail business operations, I have... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I am retired but miss helping people and serving the greater good. If I can add value to others I would like to make... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Over 40+ years of Consumer Products and Services Management experience. Product Manager of Consumer products for and... Read More >
Human Resources
I am currently a business coach and utilizing my 40+ years of business experience, to help others with their needs. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I enjoy coaching and mentoring owners and leaders of startups and small businesses, helping them determine and focus on... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Other
Share my knowledge, skills, and wisdom for the good of our communities. Read More >
Government Regulations & Contracting
Skilled and agile people leader building strong and engaged teams even in times of organizational uncertainty. A skill... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
My career has ben built on Conceiving, Strategically planing and developing Sales and Marketing for services and... Read More >
Buying or Selling a Business
My current mentoring focus is helping clients develop exit strategies and in buying / selling a business. I also... Read More >
Customer Relations
* Provide strategic vision to the organization * Develop key partner alliances and vendor relations * Strengthen brand... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I would like to volunteer to use my business skills to help local businesses or communities. This allows me to interact... Read More >
Financing / Capital
As a business founder and executive, I am intimately familiar with: - Startup planning - Raising Funds - Market... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Johns career included time working in the Corporate world and in his own Consultant Business. His Corporate experience... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Athletics and Related: Division I College Athletics Coach (9 Years) Owner/Operator of a Sporting Good Retail Store... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I would like to use my experience as a CFO for small and medium sized businesses to help entrepreneurs in that area. Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I joined SCORE for the ability to give back to the community in some small way. I can assist existing small business... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
As an entrepreneur, founder and owner of for-profit enterprises and non-profit venues, I have helped varied businesses... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help business performance using strategic marketing planning and effective marketing communications with your... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Business strategy, planning, brainstorming, estimating, budgeting, technology, IT strategy Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
-Starting, forming and mananging an LLC Partnershp. -Retail operations, food industry. -Procurement, category... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Steve Spiro 215.279.3949 | 800.242.2017 | steve@elpescador.com... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
Stewart Gloyer spent 38 years in the chemical industry working in research, commercial development, marketing, and... Read More >
Technology
IT professional with extensive and diverse experience within the automotive industry. Strong background in managing... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
My goal is to better position a business for success through marketing, branding, new products and overall business... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I enjoy helping new entrepreneurs in their early stages of business. Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Seasoned print professional and Business owner with demonstrated accomplishments in account management, budgeting, I... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help improve your business planning and operations. I have extensive management consulting experience in... Read More >
Product Development & Manufacturing
2014- 2015, Visiting Professor, National Pingtung Univ. of Science Technology, Taiwan. 2010- 2014, Principal... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
My expertise is in the areas of manufacturing, R D, product development, quality assurance, and operations in general.... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I have experience in financial planning analysis which can help you understand and improve your business... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can help improve business performance in strategy, finance, marketing, sales, operations, and resource management. As... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help you plan, start, operate, and grow, your business. Develop your value proposition and business plan... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Experienced in general management, governance, strategic management, risk management, and operational and system... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I have extensive experience in finance and accounting as well as manufacturing, operations and sales management. I can... Read More >
Marketing, Public Relations & Sales
Retired from Eastman Kodak in 2000 as Director, Worldwide Manufacturing Quality Assurance. Worked in and held positions... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Small in-home business owner with experience in the Education and Energy Industry, and with expertise in marketing and... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Vance Chemical Services, Midlothian, Virginia 2011-present Consulting and... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
Accounting & Cash Flow
I was an employee and partner of McGuireWoods LLP, a large national and international law firm, from 1969 to 2014. I... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I am an experienced former commercial banker with extensive knowledge in commercial lending, cash flow analysis,... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
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Accounting & Cash Flow
Reynolds Metals Company - over 27 years, began as a trainee and progressed to a Directors position on the Corporate... Read More >
Accounting & Cash Flow
I can work with you to start a business, write a business plan, and with financial forecasting and analysis. In your... Read More >
Business Plans / Startup Assistance
I can help improve your business performance in marketing, business strategy, and operations. I started and operated my... Read More >