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Our mission is to provide business mentoring to help entrepreneurs and small businesses, in the St. Paul metro area, and western Wisconsin, evaluate and prepare business plans, stabilize, grow, innovate and succeed. 

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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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Local Workshops

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.

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Free Resources

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 information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

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Local Event

Finance Basics - Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Wouldn’t you love to get a better understanding of the basics of finance without going into a frenzied state of confusion? Read more

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Local Event

The 21 Question Success Plan - Monday, November 12, 2018

SCORE has created a new workshop for clients to develop a plan for their new business or to expand their existing operations, based on the ‘21 Question Success Plan’. Read more

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Local Event

Leveraging LinkedIn For Professional Development - Thursday, November 15, 2018

Are you a B2B business? How are you utilizing LinkedIn to grow? Read more

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SCORE Resources for Women and Veteran Entrepreneurs

SCORE has many workshops, templates, tools, and online resources to help people who are looking at going into business or have a running business. Read more

B.E.R. Enterprises, LLC, DBA Veterans Integrity Exteriors

Blake first learned of SCORE while doing research on the SBA website. He made an application for free mentoring and was assigned to Bill Collette.


MNvest? What’s That All About?

MNvest is an innovative way to find new investors for Minnesota small businesses.  This program allows qualified businesses to solicit investments from both accredited as well as n Read more


Information for SCORE St. Paul Clients

There is a wealth of information available on starting a business in Minnesota. This page is a place to start exploring that information. For some time, SCORE St. Read more

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) | SCORE St. Paul

SCORE provides expert guidance and assistance to thousands of start-up and existing businesses, just like you. Read more

LegalCORPS Advice with SCORE St. Paul

LegalCORPS | Brief Free Legal Advice - From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Tuesday, in partnership with the SCORE St. Paul chapter, at the Associated Bank Building at 202 N. Snelling. Read more

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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Business Plan

Need to Create a Business Plan?

Not sure what your business needs to do in the future?  You can start by going to our Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery and get a template for the plan. If you need help filling it out, you can ask for free confidential help from SCORE by going to our Mentors page.