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Health Education for Life

SCORE helped me with getting started finding a name etc. My work at the University of Minnesota took up so much of my time I had to put my business on the back-burner. Read more

Birgitta Rice
Health Education for Life
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Elite Soccer

Between 2008 and 2014, SCORE helped Elite Soccer grow from two partners working part time to 30 full-time employees. During this period, Steele bought out his business partner with Read more

Mike Steele
Elite Soccer
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Miss Birdsong's Sweet Tooth

The American Small Business Championship: 2013 Winner Miss Birdsong's Sweet Tooth
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Garbage to Garden

SCORE mentor Alan Shaver began working with Tyler Frank just after the business idea was conceived. Read more

Tyler Frank
Garbage to Garden
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Liberty Tax Franchise, Cincinnati OH

Gina's mentor Dennis Murphy helped her with identifying key problems in her industry as well as key competitors. Read more

Gina Pinto Williams
Liberty Tax Franchise, Cincinnati OH
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Fresh Corner Cafe

Kimelman says his mentor, David Broner has not only been a supporter and encourager of Fresh Corner Cafe, he also helped with setting metric goals. Read more

Noam Kimelman
Fresh Corner Cafe
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Chosen Resumes, LLC

Vyn’s mentor, Douglas Singer, offered practical, technical guidance to help Vyn hone her business plan. “He provided me with relevant templates and online tools,” Vyn recalls. Read more

Marni Vyn
Chosen Resumes, LLC
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Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County

SCORE Fort Worth embarked on a comprehensive study of UGM's staffing, management practices and general administrative functions with the goal of helping to improve the organization Read more

Union Gospel Mission of Tarrant County
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Suntactics

"With SCORE’s help, I have taken an idea and actually turned it into a tangible product that produces positive cash flow," Sala says. Read more

Dean Sala
Suntactics
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Dogtown Cincinnati

Megan Prather
Dogtown Cincinnati
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Culinary Kids

Of SCORE Sherri says, “We sought SCORE support just as we opened our business, knowing that we needed assistance to make it work, but would not be able to afford a hired coach. Read more

Sherri and Larry Hansen
Culinary Kids

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