Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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MagicMusic Productions

After almost three decades in business, MagicMusic has expanded beyond the capacity of a single individual and Judy is ready to turn over the reins to someone else. Read more

Judy Pandolfi
MagicMusic Productions
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Johnny Velo Bikes

SCORE mentor Susan Sommerfield worked with Robinson as he planned and launched his business. Read more

John Robinson
Johnny Velo Bikes
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Brooklyn Bark

Bowers approached SCORE in 2014, seeking help in applying for a small business loan. She has now worked with SCORE mentor George Joiner, and others, on myriad challenges. Read more

Rachel Bowers
Brooklyn Bark
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WomenSV

During her first year of business, Patrick sought mentoring from SCORE. Read more

Ruth Patrick
WomenSV
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Sugar Rush Bakery

Ellis works with SCORE mentor Ron Roller, meeting with him at least once a week. Read more

Angela Ellis
Sugar Rush Bakery
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Mike Mariola Restaurants

Mariola sought mentoring from SCORE after a colleague suggested that he find a business mentor with restaurant-specific experience. Read more

Mike Mariola
Mike Mariola Restaurants
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OFD Consulting

Ely sought mentoring from SCORE immediately after launching. Read more

Meghan Ely
OFD Consulting
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AMK Cleaning Services, LLC

Kosharek was connected with her SCORE mentor, John Hepfler, after learning about SCORE at a Women’s Business Conference in Eau Claire, Wis. Read more

Ashley Kosharek
AMK Cleaning Services, LLC
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Chip’s Wine and Beer Market

Laura and Phil wanted to purchase Chip’s Wine and Beer from its previous owner during a time when banks weren’t giving out many small business loans. Read more

Laura and Phil Wayland
Chip’s Wine and Beer Market
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The Scrub Peddler

Tatro Majka has a comprehensive background in retail, but she needed help getting her business off the ground. Read more

Ellen Tatro Majka
The Scrub Peddler
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Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy

Gray sought out SCORE to get feedback on his business plan and approach before opening. Read more

Dr. Scott Gray
Back In Motion Sport & Spine Physical Therapy

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