Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Southeast Michigan to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

SCORE Southeast Michigan mentors are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses in Southeast Michigan.

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Free Remote Mentoring for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Professionals Get Free Business Mentoring Today!

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, SCORE mentors will meet with clients remotely. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video. If you already have a mentor, ask them if you can use a remote mentoring method for your sessions. If you don’t already have a SCORE mentor, you can request a remote business mentor today.

You can browse mentor profiles to find your ideal expert or fill out the mentoring request form and we will pair you with the right mentor to help your small business thrive.

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Why We Volunteer (And Why You Should Too!)

Small business owners need your help, now more than ever. Small business owners & 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 owners. We are currently looking to add to our roster of Certified Volunteer Mentors, and need backgrounds and experiences as diverse as the clients we serve. Sound like you? 

Become a SCORE Volunteer

If you are interested in learning about mentorship opportunities, please contact
Donna Hover, Chapter Co-Chair:

Announcing a New Partnership with StartupNation

SCORE of Southeast Michigan is excited to formally announce a strategic partnership with StartupNation, a platform that has provided millions with the information, inspiration and connections they need to start, grow and manage a successful startup business.

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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! Find the SCORE Podcast on your preferred listening platform.

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

Are you a Southeast Michigan-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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Live Online Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Attend Workshops Taught by Local Experts!

SCORE Southeast Michigan mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

Due to COVID-19, our workshops will be held online until further notice. Click below to view live online workshops, recorded webinars and courses on demand on a variety of small business topics.

Upcoming Workshops


Upcoming Workshops

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Local Event

12.3.2020 Learn How to Set Up Your Business for Financial Success - December 3, 2020 - C0018

December 3, 2020, 11:30am EST
ZOOM Workshop
This workshop is ideal for both start up or existing businesses. We will discuss how to set up your company for financial success through profit planning. Participants will learn how to properly set up their business accounts, how to pay themselves and expense allocation. Participants should bring a copy of their Profit &Loss/Income statement. Read more
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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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