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Fastsigns

Developing a winning business plan was just the beginning of Shane's relationship with SCORE. Read more

Shane Beard
Fastsigns
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Wildflower Linen

Young remembered hearing about SCORE several years earlier during the launch of another business venture, and decided to give them a call. Read more

Youngsong Martin
Wildflower Linen
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DataCore Software

Teixeira and Aral spent many hours with their SCORE mentors rehearsing and polishing a presentation for bankers and venture capitalists. Read more

George Teixeira and Ziya Aral
DataCore Software
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Clayborne Education

“I wouldn’t have the success I do today without my SCORE mentor. He helped me with EVERY business aspect and got me where I am today.” says Audrey. Read more

Audrey Menard
Clayborne Education (formerly Champion Tutoring)
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SCI Consulting

“I went to the SBA office in D.C. Read more

Lynnette Spano
SCI Consulting
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Data Science Automation, Inc.

 “SCORE was definitely instrumental in the early stages of the company,” Rich says. “As we’ve grown and progressed, their level of involvement has gone down. Read more

Rich Brueggman
Data Science Automation, Inc.
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Century Fire Protection (formerly Fire Sprinkler LLC)

Stella was familiar with SCORE and contacted Nashville SCORE for help. That call led to his first meeting with Bill Fowler, the retired president of a local engineering company. Read more

Pat Stella
Fire Sprinkler LLC
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Security Credit Corporation

The relationship between the veteran business professional and budding entrepreneur paid off for Keiper. Read more

Dewayne Keiper
Security Credit Corporation
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Mainstreet Art Centre

While Johnson felt confident that she could run Mainstreet Art Centre as its sole owner, she had no idea about how to proceed with the buyout, particularly since the partner wanted Read more

Frankie Johnson
Mainstreet Art Centre
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ButterflyCraze (formerly Heart to Heart Gifts)

“Suddenly I was feeling more empowered and had more faith in myself and my abilities,” she says.  “I not only got valuable knowledge and business skills from SCORE, but also emotio Read more

Yi Ping Lai
ButterflyCraze (formerly Heart to Heart Gifts)
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LaurieL Photography

Ludes' dream of starting a photography and graphic design business took a major step forward when she visited the Orange County SCORE Chapter and met SCORE Mentor Joe Di Stanislao, Read more

Laurie Ludes
LaurieL Photography

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