SCORE in the News

Local Entrepreneur Leads 'Crowdfunding' Initiative

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Wed, 2012-04-04 15:42

“The SBA holds the solution to safeguarding the crowdfunding process,” Schuster said. “As an entrepreneur, I want crowdfunding to pass of course, but I’m just as worried about fraud as are the bill's detractors.

CoCopelli Chocolatier is One Sweet Business

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Wed, 2012-04-04 08:41

Former National Guard helicopter pilot, Lauren Roybal, returned to her native Santa Fe to open her dream chocolate shop.  As she created her business, Roybal consulted with SCORE and says, "They were fabulous.  They really helped us to get the ball rolling."

 

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"It was one of those resources that I’m not sure I could have lived without." - Leslie Haywood, Inventor of Grill Charms

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Wed, 2012-04-04 08:27

Leslie Haywood, inventor of Grill Charms, is interviewed on IdeaMensch.com and recommends SCORE.org as one of her favorite online tools. 

SCORE-ing Expert Help

Date
Mon, 2012-04-02 16:41

Mentor Paul Gianas and the SCORE Bozeman chapter help entrepreneurs launch local businesses.

Retired Business Executives Group Offers Free Programs for Vets

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Mon, 2012-04-02 16:29

SCORE Bergen and the Veterans Fast Launch Inititative assist many military veterans in New Jersey and New York re-deploy as entrepreneurs.

"It's one thing to be learning the theory, but it's quite another to be dealing with people who have been in business.  They helped me think about, 'Is this something I really want to do?' and then gave me confidence about doing it." - Christian Santo, Army veteran

 

Homegrown Lemonade Company Keeps Ojai Resident on the Run

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Mon, 2012-04-02 11:50

When life as a substitute teacher gave her lemons, Ojai resident Lori Volk took the "just do it" mantra from her training as a triathlete and turned them into Lori's Original Lemonade.  She reached out to the mentors of SCORE Ventura for guidance in making her lemonade a sweet success.

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SCORE Client Cassie Green Receives 2012 Green Award from Chicago Magazine

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Wed, 2012-03-28 09:06

Cassie Green, founder and owner of Green Grocer, is honored with a 2012 Green Award from Chicago Magazine.  When asked about secrets to her success, Green credits SCORE with helping her create a solid business plan and ultimately obtaining financing.

 

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"The primary responsibility of a mentor is to listen,” - Hagerstown SCORE Mentor Tom Hagan

Date
Wed, 2012-03-28 08:52

Hagerstown SCORE mentors Tom Hagan, Bob Poor and David Peters discuss how they help local small businesses succeed in "Mentors, would-be business owners are all ears" on Herald-mail.com.

 

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Choosing the right services for your business- Vernita Naylor- Oakland Business Insight Examiner

Date
Tue, 2012-03-27 09:43

"The California Resources and Training (CARAT) is another organization that also offers a wealth of resources that complement the services that SBA, SCORE and Women’s Initiative provide.  Since 1995, CARAT, a non-profit organization has been providing services to the business development community throughout California."

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