Rhode Island SCORE is one of the 364 Chapters of the national SCORE organization that operate under the auspices of the SBA. Our RI team consists of more than 39 seasoned business counselors. We are business owners, CPAs, MBAs, college professors, patent attorneys, web designers, insurance brokers marketing communications consultants and more.
We know what it takes to succeed: We have started businesses, bought businesses and sold businesses; we have hired employees and fired them; we have been landlords and tenants, and litigants in lawsuits. Our mission as volunteers is to share our cross-industry expertise to mentor the small companies of Rhode Island and surrounding region in the best practices of all facets of business management, including:
•Managing a business
•Accounting / budgeting
•Marketing, sales, and communications
•Buying and selling a business
•Information technology and computing
•Legal issues (e.g., incorporation)Tax planning