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Her Classy Cocktail Services, LLC

Wilson went to SCORE workshops and networking events, and met frequently with SCORE mentor Becky Bywater as her business grew. Read more

Vontrice Wilson
Her Classy Cocktail Services, LLC
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Event Horizon VR

Bakaleynik’s SCORE mentors advised him against his initial idea of creating a VR arcade, which was risky in an untested industry and would have required a huge investment. Read more

Mendel Bakaleynik
Event Horizon VR
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Empanadas On the Go

Mendive went to SCORE to understand how to put a business together. Read more

Jackie Mendive
Empanadas On the Go
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Black Rock Bouldering Gym

Because Dodge had never started a business before, he sought out SCORE and received mentoring from Kirk Hawkinson. Read more

Chris Dodge
Owner/Founder, Black Rock Bouldering Gym
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Aztech Sciences Incorporated

Persad and Higuera worked with SCORE mentor Geoffrey Clain. Read more

Alvin K. Persad and Alphonso Higuera
Aztech Sciences Incorporated
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KILI Medical Drain Carrier

Dolphin’s SCORE mentor, Venki Venkataraman, helped her create a business plan and a sales forecasting template. Read more

Cinde Dolphin
KILI Medical Drain Carrier
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Philadelphia Integrative Medicine

While Tetlow was trained in multiple modes of care by the time she started her clinic, she didn’t have any formal business training. Read more

Georgia Tetlow
Philadelphia Integrative Medicine
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HomeGrown Tours MVI

Borza developed her business plan with SCORE mentor Mike Adell, who she calls “the mentor that got right down to business. Read more

Dolores Borza
HomeGrown Tours MVI
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Haines Security Solutions, LLC

During the budget sequestration, Haines went to a SCORE workshop where he says he was asked questions about his business that he had never thought about before. Read more

Doug Haines
Haines Security Solutions, LLC
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Sonja Biggs Educational Services Inc.

Sonja and Brandon came to SCORE for help in 2016 when they found that, despite having revenues of around $300,000, the business was losing money. Read more

Sonja Biggs Educational Services Inc.
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Mermaid Butter

SCORE mentor Pamela Kaur has helped Schol with every aspect of setting up her business, from choosing the right corporate structure to filing the necessary paperwork with the IRS a Read more

Dawn Schol
President, Mermaid Butter

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