Raleigh SCORE

Raleigh SCORE is dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and encouraging the formation, growth and success of small business by providing outstanding, FREE counseling and low cost educational workshops to start-ups and small businesses in Wake & Durham counties.  We can help with organization, finances, marketing, sales, and operations.  Scheduled appointments and walk-ins are available at seven convenient business couseling locations around Raleigh.  

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Raleigh SCORE is hosting a Small Business Conference on May 16, 2014, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, at the McKimmon Conference & Training Center in Raleigh. This conference will provide information on issues critical to Small Businesses, plus an opportunity to network. This event is sponsored by Sam’s Club and is free, but registration is required.

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at our chapter locations, at the client's place of business, by telephone or via email.

Meet our mentors: Bill Zinno and Terri Craig

NEW: Easy Steps to Schedule a Raleigh SCORE Counseling Appointment

2. At top of next screen pick an appointment location/site first and then a month and then click a date/time to schedule your appointment.
3. Follow instructions and then Logout. A confirming email will be sent to you

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


With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.