We surveyed more than 18,000 SCORE clients to find out how business owners are faring. We collected these results to create our first data report,The Megaphone of Main Street.
Of all the research and planning that goes into starting and running a small business, financial plans probably trip up the most budding entrepreneurs.
Usually, raising money your startup needs means pleading your case to a room full of potential investors. Tweaking your approach — “selling an idea” rather than “asking for money” — completely changes the interaction for both sides.