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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Ase Kreationz, LLC

Revolus worked with SCORE mentor Barry Skalka, who she says “has been a help every step of the way.” Barry helped her set up her LLC, find a bookkeeper and worked with her on solut Read more

Diana Revolus
Ase Kreationz, LLC
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Vera's Art

With no background in business or sales, Smith knew she would need some guidance. Read more

Vera Smith
Vera's Art
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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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Boston Crawling

Boston Crawling provides Boston history tours that feature local craft beer along the way.  Our SCORE mentor has instilled a keen awareness of  the growth potential for the company Read more

Bobby Heaney
Owner, Boston Crawling
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SERA Solutions

Mentor Jack Phelps advised Spencer on the best methods of delivering marketing materials. Read more

Seth L. Spencer
Owner, SERA Solutions
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Guy Bauer Productions

Bauer attended local workshops on accounting, leadership and legal issues alongside regular meetings with mentor Frank Whelan.  Bauer credits Whelan for giving him the courage to q Read more

Guy Bauer
Guy Bauer Productions
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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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Buffalo Creative Group

SCORE assisted Leslie with creating a more useful, functional services contract that is now used with every new client. Read more

Leslie Taylor
Buffalo Creative Group
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Avant Palette

Mentor Paul Hollenbach helped Johannes gain the essential tools she would need to start and maintain her successful business. Read more

Margarette Johannes
Avant Palette

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