“SCORE has provided ongoing support over the years and several of the SCORE counselors are also my customers,” declared Moore, “and the support from SCORE has been ongoing on an informal basis and then on a structured basis when I needed more formalized assistance.

SCORE is tweeting about Jay’s Bird Barn

Rick and Cindy investigated SCORE and now call SCORE, “angels of mercy in the small business world.”  When talking about the assistance SCORE is providing, Cindy exclaimed, “The SCORE mentors are not only knowledgeable and highly skilled, they bring an attitude of enthusiasm, encouragement, compassion and persistence, as well as common s

SCORE helps Sheldon St Gas & Deli move beyond convenience

Bill Smoot savors the heady taste of an excellent wine and enjoys the company of those who also delight in the ambiance of soft lighting, quality food, good music and, of course, great wine.  “I was actively looking for a business that I could get into and enjoy,” Smoot said.

SCORE helps Prescott Winery float their cork

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Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland

An MBA prepared Benjamin to run a business, but his SCORE mentor, Jim Carlson, helped him secure a loan. Read more

Benjamin Bloom
Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland
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Her Classy Cocktail Services, LLC

Wilson went to SCORE workshops and networking events, and met frequently with SCORE mentor Becky Bywater as her business grew. Read more

Vontrice Wilson
Her Classy Cocktail Services, LLC
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Event Horizon VR

Bakaleynik’s SCORE mentors advised him against his initial idea of creating a VR arcade, which was risky in an untested industry and would have required a huge investment. Read more

Mendel Bakaleynik
Event Horizon VR
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Empanadas On the Go

Mendive went to SCORE to understand how to put a business together. Read more

Jackie Mendive
Empanadas On the Go
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Black Rock Bouldering Gym

Because Dodge had never started a business before, he sought out SCORE and received mentoring from Kirk Hawkinson. Read more

Chris Dodge
Owner/Founder, Black Rock Bouldering Gym
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KILI Medical Drain Carrier

Dolphin’s SCORE mentor, Venki Venkataraman, helped her create a business plan and a sales forecasting template. Read more

Cinde Dolphin
KILI Medical Drain Carrier
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HomeGrown Tours MVI

Borza developed her business plan with SCORE mentor Mike Adell, who she calls “the mentor that got right down to business. Read more

Dolores Borza
HomeGrown Tours MVI
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Haines Security Solutions, LLC

During the budget sequestration, Haines went to a SCORE workshop where he says he was asked questions about his business that he had never thought about before. Read more

Doug Haines
Haines Security Solutions, LLC
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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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Borderless European Market

It was evident to Bogdanovych and Klitchyk that Borderless European Market would fill a need in Austin. Nonetheless, the pair needed expert guidance to get their business up and ru Read more

Tatiana Bogdanovych, Taras Klitchyk
Borderless European Market

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