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


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


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


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


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


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