Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

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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WomenVenture

WomenVenture supports women in opening or expanding their businesses through classes, business consulting, and loans. Read more

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Information for SCORE Twin Cities Clients

There is a wealth of information available on starting a business in Minnesota. This page is a place to start exploring that information. We aim to give every person the support... Read more

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Free SMALL Business Legal Advice with SCORE Twin Cities

LegalCORPS is a nonprofit organization with the mission of expanding access to legal services in the area of business law through the services of volunteer attorneys. Read more

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Financial Projection Model-Excel

An Excel Workbook of 21 Worksheets that develops a three year financial plan or financial projection example. Produces balance sheet, sample profit and loss and cash flow... Read more

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What To Know About Getting Government Contracts

May 13, 2021,

To help you better understand government contracts, we asked contracting experts and business leaders for their best advice.

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What's Involved in Starting a Partnership?

May 12, 2021,

Learn how to start and maintain a business partnership with two or more people in this article.

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3 Patent Types and How to File for a Small Business Patent

May 12, 2021,

A patent helps protect the mechanisms, principles, and components of an invention. We break down different types of patents and give you tips to file your own.

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The Growing Importance of Employee Training

May 11, 2021,

Employee training not only teaches your team how to do something better but benefits your company and is a powerful tool for employee retention.

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