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Ankit

"We started with $20,000," Jain says of the year he quit his job to launch his company. Read more

Ankit Jain
Ankit
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Blink Eyewear

"I knew a lot about glasses," Dockter says, "I didn't know about the business side of it." After a friend recommended SCORE, Dockter attended a startup workshop and teamed up with Read more

Kelley Dockter
Blink Eyewear
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Flowfold

As college-age business owners, Friedman and McNeill turned to SCORE mentors for perspective and experience. Read more

Flowfold
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K-DEER

“SCORE has been that added level of accountability, guidance and confidence that I lacked very early on in running a business. “As a designer, the business came almost secondary, a Read more

Kristine Deer
K-DEER
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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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LulyBoo's Success Story

Once the LulyBoo product was created, Pazit's mentor, Bob Godlasky helped the new business owner with: developing startup strategies, marketing, financing, accounting, insurance, s Read more

Pazit Ben-Ezri
LulyBoo
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Cloth Interiors

Cardinelli contacted SCORE and was connected with Sanford “Sandy” Carlisle, a retired executive who volunteers as an online mentor. Read more

Teri Cardinelli
Cloth Interiors
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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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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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Wonder Works

Christine Osborne
Wonder Works
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ChristyAl Plaques & Engraving

Starting out, Christy and Al found it nearly impossible to secure a loan due to their lack of current income.  Their mentor, Peter Fong, helped them to write a business plan that w Read more

Christy and Al Kroell
ChristyAl Plaques & Engraving

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