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SCORE's "BizPitch Savannah™"
4:00pm - Friday, November 6
Meet SCORE's "BizPitch Savannah™ 2020" Finalists!
From a field of 41 aspiring local entrepreneurs who applied, the eight applicants below were selected to be SCORE's "BizPitch Savannah™ 2020" finalists.
On Friday, November 6 at 4:00 PM, they will pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges for the chance to win over $10,000 in cash and free professional services to help them launch their new business.
The link to the competition will be available soon both on this site and on savannah.score.org!
SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. For safety purposes, during the pandemic counseling is primarily conducted via video, phone or email.
SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, free, live, online workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.
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.
Michael Siegel - Savannah President
These are stressful and uncertain times for small businesses everywhere.You can still meet with an expert SCORE business mentor/coach "face-to-face" using Video or Zoom or by phone. To schedule an appointment with a Savannah SCORE Mentor call our office at 912- 652-4335.Schedule an Appointment
Savannah SCORE Named SCORE’s National Mid-Market “Chapter of the Year”
Local SCORE Chapter named “2019 Mid-Market Chapter of the Year” in recognition of its achievements and contributions to Savannah’s entrepreneurial and small business communitySCORE, the nation’s largest provider of free business mentoring services and educational programs to aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners, announced today that the Savannah Chapter has been named 2019 Mid-Market “Chapter of the Year”.
Over the last three years, Savannah SCORE and its team of experienced business mentors helped establish 508 new local businesses and 528 new non-owner jobs. SCORE’s popular “BizPitch Savannah™” entrepreneurial competition, held in early September 2018, has already resulted in the launch of three new Savannah-based businesses. In addition to receiving the “Mid-Market Chapter of the Year” and “Outstanding Client Education Program” awards, Savannah SCORE also was the only chapter in Georgia to achieve Platinum level scores on its annual operational review. This is the first time Savannah SCORE has received these prestigious awards and recognition. Michael Siegel, Chapter Chair of Savannah SCORE, said “We are honored and proud to receive recognition for our contributions to Savannah’s small business community. Our entire Savannah SCORE Mentoring Team looks forward to continuing our work in support of Savannah’s entrepreneurs and small businesses.”
In April, we celebrate National Volunteer Month to recognize the dedication of volunteers in all varieties of service, including our SCORE mentors. Read more
Client Success Stories
FETC is now celebrating 11 years of serving our community. We now have an annual budget of over $200,000 and serve 150 children. The success of our business is directly associated...
While this wasn’t Johns’ first venture as a solopreneur, she wanted to make sure her business plan and vision were solid. She sought honest, critical input to ensure her business...
Since I did not need financing and was determined to open this business, Ken Zapp, my Score mentor, did not require that we develop a full business plan. Instead, we developed a...