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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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. Read more

Christopher Gonzalez, Dave Comisky and Jim Camut
Barkly
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MarketSmart

“I wanted real-world help from someone who had been in the trenches,” Warner says. Mentor Hal Shelton of SCORE’s Washington, D.C. Read more

Greg Warner
MarketSmart
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Curzon Hill Antiques

Sarah’s grandfather, who had owned a successful advertising and printing business in Omaha, suggested that she contact the local chapter of SCORE. Read more

Sarah Hill
Curzon Hill Antiques
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Sonja Biggs Educational Services Inc.

Sonja and Brandon came to SCORE for help in 2016 when they found that, despite having revenues of around $300,000, the business was losing money. Read more

Sonja Biggs Educational Services Inc.
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All Places Traveled, LLC

Berger says that meeting with SCORE mentors Bernie Roseman and Steve Lember gave her the confidence to know that she was meeting her goals and objectives. Read more

Carol Berger
All Places Traveled, LLC

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