Starting a New Business

SCORE provides start-up businesses with free, confidential mentoring and low cost seminars. To begin, there are two options:

Option 1

Out of an abundance of concern for our clients and team members, SCORE Orlando's office will be closed until further notice due to the Coronavirus concerns.  We will not be providing face-to-face mentoring, seminars, or events.  We are here to serve you remotely via telephone or video counseling. 

Free Phone or Video Mentoring

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.

When our offices reopen you may then call and talk with a SCORE Mentor working in our office:

  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:

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

The mentor will help you determine your next steps with SCORE, which could be to attend a mentoring session via phone or video.

Free Phone or Video Mentoring

Option 2

Free Introductory SeminarAttend 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.
  • The “Start-up Program” Bundle - 5 seminars for the price of 4. This program is designed for taking the base seminars while working with a mentor on your business plan at the same time. These courses build on each other and are best taken in order.
  • Near 200 Seminars Offered Annually - click the below button to browse all the many seminars offered by SCORE Orlando

Upcoming Seminars

Option 3

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