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Pilates on the Bay

When Politte was in the planning phase of opening her studio, she knew she would need a bank loan. She turned to SCORE for guidance writing her business plan and ultimately... Read more

Jennifer Politte
Owner, Pilates on the Bay
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MISCellaneous Distillery

McNeill and MacWhirter attended online and local SCORE workshops and worked with their mentor Doug on creating an initial business plan. Another mentor, Mike, helped with their... Read more

Dan McNeill and Meg MacWhirter
MISCellaneous Distillery
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DiepCFoundation

Coutee meets with her mentor, Nancy Hessney about once a month. Hessney introduced her to Guidestar, a service that reports on U.S. nonprofits. That gave the foundation national... Read more

Terri Coutee
DiepCFoundation
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Like Neighbors

SCORE provided O'Connor with the opportunity to browse online mentor profiles and select one that she felt would be able to address her specific situation. O'Connor knew she... Read more

Judy O'Connor
Founder & CEO, Like Neighbors
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Desserts Out The Jar And More

McKinney connected with a mentor in Desserts Out The Jar And More’s early days, seeking validation for her business idea. “I sought a SCORE mentor because I was unsure of how to... Read more

Yashica McKinney
Owner, Desserts Out The Jar And More
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Advocations

Between 2009 and 2013, 100 percent of Advocations’ revenue was from one client. Because the company’s revenues were growing, Haaser didn’t see any issues with this particular... Read more

Lindsey Haaser
Owner, Advocations
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Vegan Distribution

According to Lu, Grunat has not only helped to address her specific business questions, but has also generally instilled Lu with an improved business mindset. “Based on... Read more

Sharon Lu
Owner, Vegan Distribution
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Break Through Reno

Phil’s advice to anyone starting a new business is to “follow your gut.” “I tried to do everything myself and I should have hired sooner and delegated more...and expanded faster... Read more

Phil and Sumiko Frayssinoux
Owners, Break Through Reno
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Competitive Edge Sports Performance Center

Evans sought mentoring from SCORE because he wanted someone who had been in his shoes to guide him through small-business obstacles. He attended several online workshops on... Read more

Monte Evans
Owner, Competitive Edge Sports Performance Program

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