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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ATC International

Despite having a tailor-made educational and professional background for this kind of business, Frey knew that even the most successful entrepreneur occasionally needs advice. Read more

Amy Frey
ATC International
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Bounce About

Through attending workshops and seminars, and meeting with her SCORE mentor, Mirabal was able to navigate employee labor laws and ensure compliance with New Jersey state law. Read more

Danielle Mirabal
Bounce About Laser Tag LLC
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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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Terra Dura Landscapes

Tom Barton, SCORE mentor and retired CPA, pushed Walsh to build a solid foundation for his business before moving forward with his big ideas. Read more

Andrew Walsh
Terra Dura Landscapes LLC
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Nektar

Gialias sought met SCORE mentor Gene Murtha at a SCORE event that Gialias hosted. Read more

Nick Gialias
Nektar
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Mind&Melody

During an epic 3-hour meeting, SCORE mentor John Hosler helped Koff and Rodriguez understand the ins and outs of founding a 501c(3) organization. Read more

Vice-President and Co-Founder, Mind&Melody
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Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar

Green sought SCORE mentoring as she began to consider hiring employees to help with her unexpected and explosive business growth. Read more

Hope Green
Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar
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Anakh Leadership Coaching LLC

I really appreciate the energy at my local SCORE chapter. The individuals involved with SCORE are passionate about small business and achieving success. Read more

Cindy M. Nelson
Owner and Certified Coach, Anakh Leadership Coaching LLC
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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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Mitla Tortilleria

Newland says, “I have expanded my wholesale business and increased income after confirming my pricing strategy with Michael and gaining more confidence in sales outreach. Read more

Grace Newland
Owner, Mitla Tortilleria
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Dr. Sue's Chocolates

Dr. Sue hadn’t been an entrepreneur before. Lacking business experience she turned to researching how to start a small business. Read more

Dr Sue Williams
Founder, Chocolatier & Physician, Dr. Sue's Chocolates

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