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Rethink Imaging

SCORE mentor James Coates helped Chang and Sianta develop their business plan and is helping them identify ways to get in the door with hospital purchasing departments. Read more

Tracy Sianta
Rethink Imaging
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Great Scott Business Ventures

SCORE mentor Frances Fisher helped Scott determine how to valuate his business before he purchased it. Read more

John Scott III
Great Scott Business Ventures
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Dreamy Creations

Braddock attended a SCORE workshop to help develop her business plan and sought mentoring from SCORE mentor Harvey Finkle. Read more

Jenica Braddock
Dreamy Creations
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Best Comics

Maletta’s mentor, Lenny Buchholtz, suggested that he use social media as a low-cost way to promote his business. Read more

Tommy Maletta
Best Comics
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Clear View Optix

Donna Catterson found out about SCORE through an article in AARP magazine about small business owners who got their start after turning 50. Read more

Ron Catterson
Clear View Optix
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The Alexandria Academy

SCORE mentors Robert Machon and Harry Croner encouraged McEnnan to attend a SCORE social media and marketing workshop to help spread the word about her business. Read more

Stacey McEnnan
The Alexandria Academy
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Lori's Original Lemonade

Volk says SCORE mentors Joe Hausenbauer and Robert Tongen have been instrumental in guiding her through the process of funding her first production runs. Read more

Lori Volk
Lori's Original Lemonade
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Mutt’s Sauce

Scales met with SCORE mentor John Soutar weekly prior to her product launch.“Everything that SCORE offered was exactly what I needed to get the business started,” Scales recalls.  Read more

Charlynda Scales
Mutt’s Sauce LLC
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Tantardini’s

In Italy Tantardini was the head of a purchasing department where he managed six employees and an annual budget of $50 million euros. Read more

Diego Tantardini
Owner, Tantardini’s
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Karoun Yoga

“Len was the first person I felt comfortable showing all the facts to,” Charkoudian admits. “He was really able to look at my numbers without judgement. Read more

Karoun Charkoudian
Owner, Karoun Yoga
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Shaker Farms Country Club

SCORE mentors helped with the important first step: determining whether the business could ever be profitable before Kotowitz committed to buying the country club. Read more

Nancy Kotowitz
Owner, Shaker Farms Country Club

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