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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Lauren Farrell NY

Farrell sought out SCORE because, she says, “I was at a point where the people in my immediate circle just didn’t get it and were not able to coach or offer the advice an entrepren Read more

Lauren Farrell
Owner, Lauren Farrell NY
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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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Partnering Resources

“I’m very busy, very happy, and very grateful to SCORE,” she says. Read more

Maya Townsend
Founder, Lead Consultant, Partnering Resources
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Scenties

Dahn worked with SCORE mentor Gene Murtha, who helped her develop and refine her product. Murtha also helped Dahn make important business connections. Read more

Kara Dahn
Scenties
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Dreamy Creations

Braddock attended a SCORE workshop to help develop her business plan and sought mentoring from SCORE mentor Harvey Finkle. Read more

Jenica Braddock
Dreamy Creations
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Mary’s Pet Shuttle & Services, LLC

SCORE’s online and in-person class offerings gave Stegmann a solid foundation in taxes and business strategy. Read more

Mary Stegmann
Mary’s Pet Shuttle & Services, LLC
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Upper Lake Home Goods

“My business is up 40% this year versus when Richard and I met last year for the first time,” Levy reports. Read more

Karen Levy
Owner, Upper Lake Home Goods
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The Beeswax Co.

SCORE mentor Bob Paino assisted Flores in finding, obtaining, and negotiating the new accounts that helped her to exceed this year’s sales goals. Read more

Christine Flores
The Beeswax Co.
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Balance It Out Bookkeeping

Laroche first connected with SCORE through a networking event that, a few weeks later, helped her land her first client. Read more

Annette Laroche
Owner, Balance It Out Bookkeeping
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Anakh Leadership Coaching LLC

I really appreciate the energy at my local SCORE chapter. The individuals involved with SCORE are passionate about small business and achieving success. Read more

Cindy M. Nelson
Owner and Certified Coach, Anakh Leadership Coaching LLC
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Desserts Out The Jar And More

McKinney connected with a mentor in Desserts Out The Jar And More’s early days, seeking validation for her business idea. “I sought a SCORE mentor because I was unsure of how to st Read more

Yashica McKinney
Owner, Desserts Out The Jar And More

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