Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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How and Why Women Start Businesses

November 8, 2018,

Our fourth infographic based on “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship” data report focuses on how women start businesses, why they start businesses, and why they chose the industries they did.

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The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #4: How and Why Women Start Businesses

SCORE’s latest infographic shows the factors women consider when deciding to open a business and what type of businesses they start. Read more

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15 Essential Sites for Women Business Owners

September 24, 2018,

Here are 15 of Rieva Lesonsky’s favorite online resources for women entrepreneurs.

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Women at Work: How to Offer and Receive Support

August 29, 2018,

How do women find better ways to support each other? How are they able to overcome the guise of competition and instead work to lift each other up?

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Top Small Business Grants for Women

July 24, 2018,

Women entrepreneurs have become a major force in the world of small business, and here are five grants specifically for them.

The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #3: The Impact of Mentoring on Business Success
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The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #3: The Impact of Mentoring on Business Success

SCORE’s latest infographic shows the impact of mentoring on business success. Read more

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Financing, Mentorship, and Female Entrepreneurs

SCORE’s two latest infographics focus on financing challenges and mentorship’s impact on women entrepreneurs. They highlight the second and third parts of “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship.”

The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #2: Financing and Female Entrepreneurs
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The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #2: Financing and Female Entrepreneurs

SCORE’s latest infographic shows the financing challenges of female entrepreneurs. Read more

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Are Women-Owned Businesses as Successful as Male-Owned Businesses?

SCORE’s latest infographic answers the question, “are women-owned businesses as successful as male-owned businesses?” This infographic highlights the findings of part 1 of “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship.”

The Megaphone Of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #1: Women-Owned Business Success
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The Megaphone Of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #1: Women-Owned Business Success

SCORE’s latest infographic answers: are women-owned businesses as successful as male-owned businesses? Read more

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Should You Get Certified as a Woman-Owned Business?

March 13, 2018,

Female small business owners seeking contracts with corporate or government clients face a lot of competition. One way to get an edge is to get your company certified as a woman-owned business. Read what certification can do for your small business.

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