Hispanic entrepreneurs are the fastest-growing segment of business owners in the U.S. 

SCORE’s free resources can help you launch and grow your small business.

DON'T GO IT ALONE

Our expert mentors can help you accomplish your goals and overcome your company’s challenges, whether that’s starting a new business, growing your existing one, or weathering a crisis.

Hispanic entrepreneurs own 1 out of every 7 small businesses in the United States.

It is SCORE’s mission to support all entrepreneurs in the United States, including the 4.6 million Hispanic-owned businesses. We’ve been providing resources to all entrepreneurs for over 50 years and are proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors.

With the advice of these mentors and Hispanic business leaders we have collected educational content, and online workshops to give you all the assistance you need to reach your goals. Remember, a helping hand is just a click away.

Resources from Hispanic thought leaders and mentors for your business needs.

These pieces were written by fellow Hispanic entrepreneurs. In them, you’ll find advice tailored to the unique challenges Hispanic business owners face when opening and operating a business in the United States.

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10 Essential Sites for Hispanic Business Owners

Ten resources that advance, promote, support, and help Hispanic businesses to grow and thrive. Read more

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Advice for First-Time Hispanic Entrepreneurs

If you’re considering joining the ranks of thousands of Hispanic business owners, there are a few factors you should consider. Read more

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How to Get Certified as a Minority-Owned Business

In a climate of intense awareness for the fair treatment of all minorities, getting your business officially certified as minority-owned can open important contract opportunities. Read more

Webinars For Hispanic Entrepreneurs

Hear from other members of the Hispanic community on how to handle business issues they have faced themselves. Get actionable advice to keep you on the road to success.

Recorded Webinar

Minority Entrepreneurship: Going from Side Hustle to High-Growth Enterprise

Join this webinar and learn about the resources available to minority entrepreneurs and practical steps on how to launch, grow and innovate your business. Read more

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Lessons Learned About a Business Journey- The Story of a Minority Entrepreneur

Nilson L. Goes's story will inspire, educate, and motivate anyone struggling to start and grow a business. Read more

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Funding Options for Hispanic Owned Businesses in the "Missing Middle" Gap

Access to capital continues to be one of the major factors blocking the progress and growth of Hispanic business owners. Read more

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Covid-19 Recovery and Resilience Resources

Minority businesses and entrepreneurs have been hit hard by Covid-19. We’ve gathered these resources to help you recover from the pandemic and withstand the economic downturn.

Small Business Resilience Hub

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The Megaphone Of Main Street: The Impact of Covid-19, Infographic #1 - Impact on Hispanic-owned Small Businesses

SCORE’s latest infographic highlights the challenges of Hispanic entrepreneurs during the pandemic. It highlights the findings of “The Megaphone Of Main Street: The Impact of... Read more

Recorded Webinar

How To Protect & Grow the Value of Your Business During a Pandemic

Understand the value of your business today, and how to take advantage of the abundance of opportunities that exist to protect and grow your business value.  Read more

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Checklist

How to Minimize Risk in Your Business

Protect your small business from disasters, theft, fire, cybercrime and more with this checklist to identify and minimize risk. Read more

Recorded Webinar

A Smarter Approach to Your COVID Marketing Strategy

With COVID 19 creating roadblocks for your business, you don’t have time to waste on online marketing tasks that aren’t going to get your business where you want it to go. Read more

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Practical Steps Toward Greater Business Resilience

These practical measures can help you make fast, smart decisions to more effectively weather the remainder of the pandemic and the years to come. Read more

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11 Options If Your Small Business Can’t Pay Its Bills Due to Coronavirus

Read this blog if you are having trouble paying your bills due to a slowdown in revenues or higher than usual expenses related to COVID-19. Read more

Financing Your Business Venture

Only 28% of Hispanic business owners were approved for the full amount of funding they applied for. We asked experts to provide financing advice to help increase that percentage.

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Helping Minorities Succeed Against All Odds via Capital, Connections and Mentoring

Although Hispanic and other minority entrepreneurs are becoming an economic force, they are underrepresented in business. Eliminating obstacles that hinder the progress, growth,... Read more

Recorded Webinar

How to Influence Bankers and Investors - Seal the Right Deal for Your Business

Learn to "think like an investor" and effectively communicate and present your business when applying for loans or equity. This webinar will get you savvy fast! Read more

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Financial Projections Template

Download this financial projections template to calculate your small business expenses, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement, break-even analysis & more. Read more

This might be a great time to launch your dream business. Start Here.

Get step-by-step instructions on launching your business. These resources will ensure that you have all the tools you need to succeed.

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How to Successfully Start a Business with the SCORE Startup Roadmap

The SCORE Startup Roadmap, sponsored by FedEx, is the perfect tool to start the journey to your new business. A SCORE mentor can be your guide along the way. Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

Ready to start your dream business? The Simple Steps for Starting Your Business courses can help you determine if starting a business is right for you. Read more

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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more

Seeing entrepreneurs thrive is what drives us here at SCORE.

Here are a few examples of Hispanic business owners that made their idea a reality--with SCORE by their side.

Empanadas On the Go

Mendive went to SCORE to understand how to put a business together. SCORE mentor Brian Jarvis helped Mendive with everything from the legal framework to creating the LLC to...

Chamos Language Academy, LLC

Guerrero-Pinate and Guerrero attended a host of SCORE workshops as they prepared to launch their business. They also worked with SCORE mentor Rob Duncan, who guided them from the...

Infinity Technology Consultants

Sanchez sought mentoring just as he was growing out of his home office. He wanted someone who could help him lay the framework for his business and broaden his clientele. SCORE...

Share Your Expertise

Hispanic-owned businesses in our community need your help, now more than ever.

Every year, SCORE volunteers help hundreds of local entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success. Volunteering is a way for you to give back, network with business experts, and share your knowledge.

If you are interested in helping area entrepreneurs achieve their dreams, reach out to SCORE today!

Become a SCORE volunteer