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Greater Hartford SCORE

Looking for FREE Business Advice in Hartford County, CT? You don't need to face your business challenges alone!

Welcome to the Greater Hartford Chapter of SCORE®, part of the national SCORE® organization covering the Greater Hartford area of Connecticut. 

In addition to advising small businesses, our experienced SCORE® mentors offer business workshops, business seminars, and a host of resources for start-up businesses and those small businesses already in existence. Whether you are a first time entrepreneur or a fourth generation business owner, we have experienced mentors who are matched to your needs. We can listen to your business challenges, help you understand the problems, analyze opportunities and offer friendly support and business coaching.

Mentoring is free and confidential. Every Member is governed by the SCORE® Code of Ethics and Conduct. We counsel face to face in more than 16 locations throughout the northern half of Connecticut. We mentor by email as well, so your location can be anywhere, and your time can be anytime that works for you!

If you are a business person facing some real challenges, explore our site and then get in touch with us so see how we can help you succeed for the life of your business. Or if you have the time to volunteer and the experience necessary to contribute to your business community as a SCORE® volunteer, we'd love to hear from you!


We're ready to help your business!

Score's Greater Hartford and their 60 volunteers were awarded "Connecticut's 2014 Score Chapter of the Year". Senator Richard Blumenthal presented the award on October 29, 2014 to Mark Cutler and Joe Waxman, Chair and Vice Chair respectively. We're ready and excited to help you with your business!


Safeguard your business with PrepareCT!

You don’t think it will happen to you, until it does! Fire, flood, hurricane, disaster! Is your business ready?

SCORE has partnered with PrepareCT, led by The Connecticut Business Development Center.  With their help, you will be able to assess your small business and build a strategy for coping with unforeseen events.  Develop your no-cost disaster recovery plan today so your business stays open tomorrow!​       855-428-7232

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.