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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2Dog Studio

“My experience in banking had exposed me to SCORE as a resource and I thought maybe it would help me as well,” explains Blaylock, who was paired with mentors Frank Kelley and Maure Read more

Lori Blaylock
Owner, 2Dog Studio
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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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The Art of LeGogh

Hunter attended a six-part local workshop on how to start a new business and kept going to workshops on everything from copyright law to using spreadsheets. Read more

Eric Hunter
The Art of LeGogh
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Sacrebleu LLC

Going from a nonprofit organization to a commercial agency in New York has presented a range of administrative challenges. Read more

Yannick Pazze
Sacrebleu LLC
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Music Admin

When a friend heard about Reagan’s business idea, she recommended getting in touch with SCORE. Read more

Nischelle Reagan
Owner, Music Admin
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Copiosity

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

Dianne Harrison and Cynthia Clarke
principals, Copiosity
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Eric & Christopher

Kline was 19 when he started his first printing business, which was also when he first encountered SCORE. Read more

Eric Fausnacht and Christopher Kline
Co-founders, Eric & Christopher

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