Service Corps Of Retired Executives - SCORE

DEFINITION of 'Service Corps Of Retired Executives - SCORE'

A specific non-profit organization with members who provide free consultation services and advice to entrepreneurs. Members of the Service Corps Of Retired Executives (SCORE) are current or retired business owners and corporate executives who specialize in a variety of business skills. It operates offices throughout the United States, and offers its services in-person or online.

BREAKING DOWN 'Service Corps Of Retired Executives - SCORE'

SCORE is a partner of the Small Business Administration (SBA), and was launched in 1964. In addition to offering one-on-one mentoring and online services, SCORE also holds seminars and workshops designed to help small businesses and entrepreneurs navigate the business world.

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