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

The Startup Roadmap: Your Guide to Successfully Starting a Business

The Startup Roadmap outlines each step in starting a business with detailed information and resources. And with SCORE, you don’t have to do it alone. Read more

Doing Business in Los Angeles

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

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Modelo de Plan de Negocio para un “Startup"

Idioma del recurso: Español

Un plan de negocio de Startup sirve para varios propósitos. Leer más

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12 Month Cash Flow Statement

Article Language: English

A cash flow statement tracks how much your business makes and spends. Here you'll find a template to project your cash flow for the next 12 months. Read more

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Annual Marketing Budget Template

Article Language: English

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

Article Language: English

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

Article Language: English

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

Article Language: English

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

Article Language: English

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

Article Language: English

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

Article Language: English

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

Article Language: English

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

Article Language: English

Download SCORE’s templates to help you plan for a new business startup or grow your existing business. Read more

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Distribution Channel Assessment Worksheet

Article Language: English

Conduct a distribution channel assessment to gauge whether your products are getting to your target customers in the most effective way. Read more

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