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SCORE

Definition: A resource partner of the U.S. SBA that offer free counseling and resources to people interested in starting or growing a small business

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Definition: A federal government agency created to foster and protect the interests of small business

Small Business Development Centers

Definition: University-based centers sponsored by the SBA for the delivery of joint government, academic and private sector services for the benefit of small business.

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