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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. Read more

Dan McNeill and Meg MacWhirter
MISCellaneous Distillery
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GOEFER

"I always ask questions, and starting a business of this scale was way outside my experience,” Herod admits. Read more

Michael Herod
Owner, GOEFER
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Stride, Inc.

Back in the 80s, when Barbara was starting out on her own, SCORE helped with machinery and mechanical problems. Read more

Kerry Bertram
Owner, Stride, Inc.
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NKO Global Security Solutions

Olivas attended several SCORE workshops and worked with SCORE mentor William Woods on developing a business plan. He and Williams continue to meet regularly. Read more

Luis Olivas
Owner, NKO Global Security Solutions
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Barley Labs

Chu and Beaudry worked with SCORE mentor Maxine Stern as they launched their business in 2012. “We didn’t want to jump into entrepreneurship blindly,” says Chu. Read more

Scott Beaudry and Theresa Chu
Co-Owners, Barley Labs
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Troy Psychotherapy

Several SCORE mentors helped Babushkin open a second location for his business in downtown Detroit. Read more

Anton Babushkin
Owner, Troy Psychotherapy
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Love Your Pet Bakery

Kamdar works with two SCORE mentors, Dan Wallace and John Pietro. Read more

Valarie Kamdar
Owner, Love Your Pet Bakery
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Lauren Farrell NY

Farrell sought out SCORE because, she says, “I was at a point where the people in my immediate circle just didn’t get it and were not able to coach or offer the advice an entrepren Read more

Lauren Farrell
Owner, Lauren Farrell NY
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On the Radio: Serial Entrepreneur and Two Radio Experts Start Show

Brimstone, Kim Adragna, Steve Zambito
Business Partners, The Grindhouse Radio
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Baby In A Box: Business Saves Lives with Innovative Sleep Solution

Kate Compton Barr, Lauren Hughey and Amber Kroeker
Co-Founders, Pip & Grow

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