Greater Bridgeport SCORE

Serving eastern Fairfield county and western New Haven County

Workshops and events:

Learn about our current workshops and events

New! Our popular Business Basics Handbook is now on-line! 

This handbook is the first place to look when you are starting a business. View the handbook

Whether you are starting a new business, or want to improve your existing business, Bridgeport Score has services to help you.

Free business expert mentoring:

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Small Business Tools and Templates:

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Call us at 203-450-9484



Our mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, can provide you with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the your place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email.

Please take a moment to watch the video below for more information about mentoring.


Learn about our mentors’ experience

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Our 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.

We recommend that all start-up business owners take our Simple Steps to starting a business workshop series. This series of five two-hour workshops presented over five weeks is your best way to ensure a successful start to your new business.


See the full list of our upcoming workshops and events


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.

We highly recommend that you review, download and use the templates in the Business and financial planning templates gallery.

See all of the tools and templates available to help you with your business