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Dr. Sue's Chocolates

Dr. Sue hadn’t been an entrepreneur before. Lacking business experience she turned to researching how to start a small business. Read more

Dr Sue Williams
Founder, Chocolatier & Physician, Dr. Sue's Chocolates
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Molli Sauces

Launching Molli Sauces was an educational experience for Rodrigo Salas. Read more

Rodrigo Salas
Molli Sauces
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Homestead Beer Co.

"Without SCORE I don’t know that we would have been able to open. Read more

Adam Rhodes and Kevin Atkinson
Co-Owners, Homestead Beer Co.
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Specs4Us

Volunteer mentors Jon Slaybaugh and Richard Coyne have assisted Dellapina throughout the growth of her company. Read more

Maria Dellapina
founder and CEO, Specs4Us
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Copiosity

“The first expertise we sought was a SCORE mentor,” Harrison says. Read more

Dianne Harrison and Cynthia Clarke
principals, Copiosity
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Carmel Honey Company

Reisdorf met SCORE mentor Larry Horan, who helped blend his newfound knowledge with a solid business approach. Read more

Jake Reisdorf
President, Carmel Honey Company
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Eric & Christopher

Kline was 19 when he started his first printing business, which was also when he first encountered SCORE. Read more

Eric Fausnacht and Christopher Kline
Co-founders, Eric & Christopher
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Pink Stiletto Cosmetics

“I wanted an objective perspective on my business, marketing concepts and business plan,” Carmen says. Read more

Crystal Carmen
Owner , Pink Stiletto Cosmetics
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Aunt Laurie's

“Managing costs is a huge challenge,” Brown says. “The cost of marketing, advertising, web support and social media, and [maintaining] inventory is hard. Read more

Laurie Brown
Owner, Aunt Laurie's
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Toybrary Austin

Wilson connected with Celia Bell, who guided her through the steps of opening her business. Read more

Liza Wilson
Owner, Toybrary Austin
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GaBBY Bows

Goodwin teamed up with John LaFond and Maxey Love — both well-versed in financing and manufacturing — of the Midlands SCORE chapter in Columbia, South Carolina. Read more

Rozalynn Goodwin
Owner, GaBBY Bows

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