Pottstown SCORE

New Starting January 13, 2015

evening walk-in counseling on Tuesdays 5:00 - 8:00 pm

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email.

The Pottstown SCORE Chapter offers:

  • Free counseling for business startups
  • Low cost workshops
  • Help developing business plans
  • Free mentoring when developing business improvement plans
  • Speaker's Bureau

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

The series "The Steps for Starting Your Business" will be offered starting January 26, 2015.

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.

See the "Local" tab to see some Pottstown SCORE thoughts on:

  • Starting a Business?
  • Do You Have a Business Team?
  • Are You a Current Business Owner?

Upcoming Workshops

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business series 

Attend this comprehensive workshop series to help you test your new business idea and get started on the right path. Join us for five 2-1/2 hour sessions that help you understand the basics of:

Session 1: Start-up Basics (Free) January 26
Session 2: Business Concept February 9
Session 3: Marketing Plan February 23
Session 4: Financial Matters March 9
Session 5: Funding Sources March 23

In-Depth Workshops

These workshops expand upon topics from the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business to provide greater detail. They can also be helpful for those in business who want to know more about these special topics:

Sole Proprietor, Partnership, or Corporation
Legal & Tax Considerations
February 2
Time Management February 16
Bookkeeping  March 2
eMarketing March 16


Visit the links for more information, to view the brochures or to enroll.