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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DMG

“A lot of credit goes to Betty and SCORE,” Angela says. Read more

Angela Todd
DMG
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Virginia Horse Journal

Specific industry expertise made SCORE a valuable resource to the Jacobsons. Read more

Dean and Darlene Jacobson
Virginia Horse Journal
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Native Ground Books and Music

Although Native Ground Music was making good progress as a part-time enterprise, Erbsen knew that in order to take that proverbial "next step," he would need help expanding his dis Read more

Wayne Erbsen
Native Ground Books and Music
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Junior Baseball

Just as baseball players frequently call on their old coaches for advice, Dave and Dayna often contact their SCORE mentors via phone and email for business tips that will help keep Read more

Dave and Dayna Destler
Junior Baseball
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frogfire DIGITAL

While working with the Atlanta SBA office, the Regers were referred to the local chapter of SCORE. Read more

Joe Reger Sr. and Joe Reger Jr.
frogfire DIGITAL
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Fastsigns

Developing a winning business plan was just the beginning of Shane's relationship with SCORE. Read more

Shane Beard
Fastsigns
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Wildflower Linen

Young remembered hearing about SCORE several years earlier during the launch of another business venture, and decided to give them a call. Read more

Youngsong Martin
Wildflower Linen
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DataCore Software

Teixeira and Aral spent many hours with their SCORE mentors rehearsing and polishing a presentation for bankers and venture capitalists. Read more

George Teixeira and Ziya Aral
DataCore Software
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Clayborne Education

“I wouldn’t have the success I do today without my SCORE mentor. He helped me with EVERY business aspect and got me where I am today.” says Audrey. Read more

Audrey Menard
Clayborne Education (formerly Champion Tutoring)
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Data Science Automation, Inc.

 “SCORE was definitely instrumental in the early stages of the company,” Rich says. “As we’ve grown and progressed, their level of involvement has gone down. Read more

Rich Brueggman
Data Science Automation, Inc.

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