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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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Mutt’s Sauce

Scales met with SCORE mentor John Soutar weekly prior to her product launch.“Everything that SCORE offered was exactly what I needed to get the business started,” Scales recalls.  Read more

Charlynda Scales
Mutt’s Sauce LLC
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Seal the Seasons

“I had never taken a business class before or done any sort of formal business training,” Mateer says. Read more

Patrick Mateer
Owner, Seal the Seasons
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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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Wolf Hollow Brewing Company

The SCORE team continues to meet regularly with us and provides an experienced sounding board for our ideas and strategy moves as a start-up and now, young company. Read more

Peter Bednarek
Co-Owner, General Manager, Wolf Hollow Brewing Company
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Dune Jewelry

Christensen calls her SCORE mentor, Rick Blank, “one of the smartest people I have met in my lifetime” and says that Blank has been instrumental to her business growth and healthy Read more

Holly Christensen
Dune Jewelry
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Nantucket Spider

While they had a good product, neither Busch nor Jack had a business background. Read more

Jeffrey Busch and Nancy Jack
Owners, Nantucket Spider
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Mitla Tortilleria

Newland says, “I have expanded my wholesale business and increased income after confirming my pricing strategy with Michael and gaining more confidence in sales outreach. Read more

Grace Newland
Owner, Mitla Tortilleria
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Your Health Source

SCORE mentor Stan Booth helped Brown improve search-engine optimization on her website so new customers could find Your Health Source online more easily. Read more

Monica Brown
Owner, Your Health Source
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MinkeeBlue

Mosee worked with a team of three SCORE mentors, who helped her with manufacturing, sales, and software. Robert Wolk was one of her mentors. Read more

Sherrill W. Mosee
Owner, MinkeeBlue
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ChromaNanoTech

After meeting SCORE mentor William Ritter several times at local startup events. Read more

William Bernier
President, ChromaNanoTech

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