Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

Getting Started with SCORE Los Angeles

Are You Ready to Start a Business? ​Are you an Entrepreneur? What to Expect and Not to Expect From a Business Mentor....and much more to get you started on your way to success. Read more

Business Plans & Financial Projections

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates & guides. Read more

Funding Resources

Looking for capital to start or grow your business? Check out local funding sources and guidance materials put together by SCORE volunteers. These resources will help you increase... Read more

Sales & Marketing

Sales & Marketing Resources Read more

Doing Business in Los Angeles

Other Information about Doing Business in LA (both County and City) Read more

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Financial Statements Template

If you don't have your financial plan in order, you're not ready to start or grow in your business venture.  Use this valuable tool to get an expert view at the financial... Read more

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Business Plan Template

Ready to start your business?  Use this business plan template to get you going in the right direction.   After you've gotten started filling it in, don't forget to... Read more

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12 Month Cash Flow Statement

A cash flow statement tracks how much your business makes and spends. Use this cash flow statement template to project your cash flow for the next 12 months. Read more

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Annual Marketing Budget Template

Use this downloadable Annual Marketing Budget template to plan the budget for your small business’s marketing and advertising efforts. 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

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Financial History & Ratios

Looking at your business’s financial history and ratios helps you keep tab on your company’s financial health. Here’s what financial ratios measure. Read more

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3-Year Cash Flow Statement

Use this 3-year cash flow statement template to create long-term cash flow projections and test different business scenarios. Read more

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Product and Service Description Worksheet

Developing product and service descriptions doesn’t have to be daunting. SCORE’s worksheet can help you write compelling copy that converts. 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

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Personal Financial Statement Template

Has a lender or investor asked you for a personal financial statement? Use this free, downloadable template to document your assets, liabilities and net worth. Read more

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Break-Even Analysis Template

When will your new business start making a profit? Find out by using this free, downloadable template to do a break-even analysis. Read more

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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

Download SCORE’s easy-to-use business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates to help you plan for a new business startup or grow your existing business. Read more

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