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Families to Freedom

Nejdl had a business plan, but she knew she needed help to be both passionate and effective as a business leader. Read more

Sarah Nejdl
Families to Freedom
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Alpine Made LLC

Alpine Made has worked with SCORE for over two years, gaining invaluable insight on every aspect of business start-up & in business advice. Read more

Kerry J Planck-Beiter
Alpine Made LLC
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Incorporate Massage

“SCORE has helped me to recognize the value of our services and price them accordingly, becoming much more profitable,” Wilcox says. Read more

Amelia Wilcox
Incorporate Massage
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Galleries on the Go

Although Mullins has a business degree, SCORE mentors provided guidance and accountability to stay focused as Galleries on the Go grows. Read more

Sara Mullins
Galleries on the Go
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Starseed Bakery

“At each stage of building my business, I was referred to members who were experts in their particular field, so I was continually guided in the areas I needed to address at the ti Read more

Linda Beg
Starseed Bakery
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Open for Service

Driver worked with SCORE mentors to discuss sustainability strategies for the Open for Service and determine appropriate marketing messaging to support the organization’s mission. Read more

Joshua Driver
Open for Service
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Elite Soccer

Between 2008 and 2014, SCORE helped Elite Soccer grow from two partners working part time to 30 full-time employees. During this period, Steele bought out his business partner with Read more

Mike Steele
Elite Soccer
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Miss Birdsong's Sweet Tooth

The American Small Business Championship: 2013 Winner Miss Birdsong's Sweet Tooth
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White Mountain Chiropractic & Rehabilitation

Mentors Lisa Allison and Lindy Morgan assisted the doctors with preparing a business plan to present to potential banks for a business loan. Read more

Dr. Colby Lamson & Dr. Rachel Morgan
White Mountain Chiropractic & Rehabilitation
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VoMaSmart

Burns teamed up with mentor Harold Rappaport, who advised her in creating a business plan, marketing plan, and even formulating the best business model for VoMaSmart.  "When we met Read more

Jeani Burns
VoMaSmart
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gCasey Photography Succeeds with SCORE

While taking a class for new business owners at the downtown San Jose SBA office, Greg heard about SCORE and their business counseling services. Read more

Gregory Casey
gCasey Photography Succeeds with SCORE

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