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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 starting a small business, operating a small business or ready to sell a small business you can get FREE, confidential, mentoring from experienced, successful business persons committed to helping you succeed. Meet with your mentor face-to-face in the Greater St. Paul Area or online.

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Free Workshops

Register today for one of our many free business workshops.  Workshops provide valuable information and business skills to help you and your business succeed, Receive instruction from successful business experts and connect with other small business owners in St. Paul area.

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Free Resources

Browse and download free templates, workbooks, guides, and other helpful business tools to help you increase your business knowledge and hone your business skills.  Get the latest in business strategies and trends to help you and your business succeed.

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Business Development Essentials

This workshop will explore the basic components of building your business. Read more

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Market Research Resources

Come join us to get a clear view of the tools available in the Twin Cities Libraries to gain control of your research efforts and increase your success! Read more

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Find Your Tribe & Thrive

Ever wonder how some business owners seem to “glide” through building their business? 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


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



WomenVenture supports women in opening or expanding their businesses through classes, business consulting, and loans. Your Small Business Partner 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


Free Small Business Legal Advice with SCORE St. Paul

LegalCORPS provides free assistance in non-litigation business law matters to low-income owners of small businesses, small nonprofit organizations and low-income innovators in Minn Read more

Share Your Success 

Every year, SCORE St. Paul volunteers help hundreds of St. Paul area small business owners and not-for-profit founders achieve profitable, sustainable growth.  Volunteering with SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners and share your business experience and skills with the next generation of business owners.

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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.