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The Ballroom Institute

The Kroezens met with SCORE mentor Jeff Dykes. Read more

Amy & Mathew Kroezen
The Ballroom Institute
Bagel Dots
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Bagel Dots

SCORE mentors Judy Myers and Raj Mashruwala supported Garehgrat and Patel as they transformed their business from a catered corporate breakfast snack to a supermarket retail item. Read more

Aarti Garehgrat and Purav Patel
Bagel Dots
Black Hills Leasing & Property Management
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Black Hills Leasing & Property Management

Nowlan sought out mentoring from SCORE after she was approached with an offer to purchase another leasing and property management company. Read more

Jamie Nowlan
Black Hills Leasing & Property Management
Professional Dog Mom
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Professional Dog Mom

An early customer referred Benge to SCORE just as she was launching, and Benge has been attending workshops and meeting with mentors ever since. Initially, Benge sought mentoring t Read more

Tonda Benge
Professional Dog Mom
Kathryn DePalma Music Services
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Kathryn DePalma Music Services

DePalma attended SCORE’s small business orientation on her days off and worked with two mentors, including Dave Baier, who she says, “always gives us the guidance, experience and i Read more

Kathryn DePalma
Kathryn DePalma Music Services
SunLuv Solar
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SunLuv Solar (Formerly LightSource Energy)

Sandberg began meeting his SCORE mentor Robert Steinberg two months before launching the business. Read more

Robert Sandberg
SunLuv Solar
Sans Skincare
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Sans Skincare

Renan Kennedy
Sans Skincare
OFD Consulting
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OFD Consulting

Ely sought mentoring from SCORE immediately after launching. Read more

Meghan Ely
OFD Consulting
Aztech Sciences Incorporated
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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
KILI Medical Drain Carrier
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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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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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