The UPS Store is proud to work with SCORE in supporting small business owners across America.


Helping Entrepreneurs Make It - One Small Business at a Time

SCOREFurthering its commitment to small business owners, The UPS Store® has partnered with SCORE®, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We want to help entrepreneurs make it—one small business at a time.

SCORE Small Business Mentorship

Since 1964, SCORE, “Mentors to America’s Small Business,”has helped more than 9 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides free and confidential small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. Over 13,000 business experts volunteer as mentors in 364 chapters serving local communities. Learn more at

Starting a Business

Do you dream of being your own boss? If you want to start a business, but aren’t quite ready to give up your job and its accompanying security, salary and benefits, don’t worry; you don’t have to. SCORE and The UPS Store provide 16 steps to starting a business while working full time. 

Download the full PDF guide: 16 Steps To Starting A Business While Working Full Time:

Having a mentor can make all the difference.

According to survey results by The UPS Store:

  • 82 percent of small business owners who worked with a mentor while starting their business found the experience helpful in getting them through the process.
  • Approximately one-third of those who did not have a mentor wish they would have had one.
  • 73 percent of those who dream of starting a business report that seeking firsthand advice from others in their situation would be helpful.

View all the survey results here: