Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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A Detroit School for Digital Technology
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A Detroit School for Digital Technology

Kothe received mentoring from SCORE mentors David Broner, Kevin Kelly and Dan Brophy. This SCORE team helped her submit her application for a building loan. Read more

Jamie Kothe
A Detroit School for Digital Technology
The Goddard School
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The Goddard School

Maria and Butch Aggen
The Goddard School
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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.
Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC
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Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC

Although Smith and Harger have extensive expertise in their field, they needed guidance when it came to running a business. Read more

Adrianne Smith & Brit Harger
Creative Behavior Solutions, LLC
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GrowthSpurts Child Development Facility, LLC

Although Boswell has an extensive background in childcare, she needed guidance and support when it came to business operations. Read more

Bre Boswell
Owner, GrowthSpurts Child Development Facility, LLC
Chamos Language Academy, LLC (d/b/a ChamosLA)
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Chamos Language Academy, LLC

Guerrero-Pinate and Guerrero attended a host of SCORE workshops as they prepared to launch their business. Read more

Vanessa Guerrero-Pinate, Lorena Guerrero
Chamos Language Academy, LLC
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Bob Lepper

SCORE mentor Don Wheeler advised Lepper during the growth phase of his business and was there for him during the sale as well. Read more

Bob Lepper
Owner, Bob Lepper
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Great Scott Business Ventures

SCORE mentor Frances Fisher helped Scott determine how to valuate his business before he purchased it. Read more

John Scott III
Great Scott Business Ventures
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The Alexandria Academy

SCORE mentors Robert Machon and Harry Croner encouraged McEnnan to attend a SCORE social media and marketing workshop to help spread the word about her business. Read more

Stacey McEnnan
The Alexandria Academy
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Mosaic Masterminds

Ruiz had been waitlisting families for tutoring services for three consecutive years, so she knew she needed help growing her business. Read more

April Ruiz
Owner, Mosaic Masterminds
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Education and Testing Solutions

Bell had basic business knowledge due to her nonprofit management experience, but she realized she needed additional support to ensure her new business venture would succeed. Read more

Dr. Nancy Bell
Owner, Education and Testing Solutions

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