Starting a New Business

SCORE provides start-up businesses with free, confidential mentoring and no-cost seminars. 

To begin, there are two options:

Out of an abundance of concern for our clients and team members, SCORE Orlando's office will only be conducting telephone or video consults until further notice due to Coronavirus concerns.  We will not provide face-to-face mentoring, seminars, or events but we are here to serve you remotely via telephone or video counseling as much as you need. 

Option 1

Click on the link below and complete a mentoring request.  Please provide as much info as possible.  We will get to back to you over the phone or through email just as soon as we can.

Complete Online Mentoring Request 


  1. Call us at 407-420-4844, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m, except national holidays.
  2. Email us at

Be prepared before your call with your mentor:

  1. To explain your business idea and your business experience
  2. To talk about where you are in developing your business
  3. To discuss what kind of help you need

Your mentor will help you determine your next steps with SCORE, which could be to attend a certain webinar or additional mentoring sessions via phone or video.

Option 2

Attend a Free Seminar for startups:

  • Free Introductory Seminar - This 3 hour course called “You, Your Business Idea, How SCORE Can Help” is designed for people who have limited knowledge about managing or starting a new business and/or are not familiar with SCORE’S services. Offered twice a month.
  • SCORE offers nearly 200 seminars annually - click the below button to browse all the many webinars offered by SCORE Orlando.

View All SCORE Webinars