Here are a few local small businesses that found success with help from SCORE mentors. Find your mentor today!

PharmaCycle Wins Johns Hopkins Business Plan Competition

Ike Unegbu is a SCORE DC client who was recognized as a winner in the 2018 Johns Hopkins Business Plan competition. Read more

Mira Jean Designs

Hougen sought out a SCORE mentor a year after establishing her business.

Civility Management Solutions

“I wanted to ensure that I had the best foundation for developing success from the very beginning,” Artis says.

Outstanding Woman-Owned Small Business Award - Copiosity

“The first expertise we sought was a SCORE mentor,” Harrison says.

Outstanding Job-Creator Award - Barkly

The Barkly team worked with Hal Shelton, who met with the co-founders monthly to discuss raising capital and scaling the business.

Outstanding Green Small Business Award - Zeponic Farms, LLC

“Without Len’s mentorship, Zeponic Farms would still be in the planning phase,” Zepf says, crediting volunteer Len Johnson for helping Zeph overcome the steep learning curve of sta

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Hughes Barney Investigations

“In our business field, we have the experience to perform the work,” Hughes says. Read more

Jeannette Hughes
Owner, Hughes Barney Investigations
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Civility Management Solutions

“I wanted to ensure that I had the best foundation for developing success from the very beginning,” Artis says. Read more

Laurie Sayles Artis
Civility Management Solutions
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Got Pro Health

Once Jenkins connected with SCORE, he attended a workshop and was immediately hooked.  Since then, he’s met with mentors Joe Clarke and Dee Rogers once a month working to write and Read more

Ken Jenkins
Got Pro Health
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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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Nepal Tea LLC

SCORE mentor Susan Melamud met with Banskota initially and connected him to Vivek Bendre, who had many years of experience in importing. Read more

Nishchal Banskota
Nepal Tea LLC
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Poston & Associates

Poston is no stranger to seeking out resources to amplify her success. Read more

Stephine Poston
Poston & Associates
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Janie’s Emporium Boutique

Taggart-Powell attended SCORE’s Straight Talk Conference on two occasions. She also took advantage of some of SCORE’s other offerings including workshops and seminars. Read more

Alisha J. Taggart-Powell
Janie’s Emporium Boutique
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Empanadas On the Go

Mendive went to SCORE to understand how to put a business together. Read more

Jackie Mendive
Empanadas On the Go

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