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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Professional Dog Mom

An early customer referred Benge to SCORE just as she was launching, and Benge has been attending workshops and meeting with mentors ever since. Initially, Benge sought mentoring t Read more

Tonda Benge
Professional Dog Mom
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Kathryn DePalma Music Services

DePalma attended SCORE’s small business orientation on her days off and worked with two mentors, including Dave Baier, who she says, “always gives us the guidance, experience and i Read more

Kathryn DePalma
Kathryn DePalma Music Services
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LightSource Energy

Sandberg began meeting with a SCORE mentor two months before launching the business. Read more

Robert Sandberg
LightSource Energy
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Vermont Tortilla Company

April says, “The resources SCORE provides have proved invaluable to folks like us that had an idea but no experience with running a business!” April made use of SCORE’s webinars, b Read more

April and Azur Moulaert
Vermont Tortilla Company
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Poston & Associates

Poston is no stranger to seeking out resources to amplify her success. Read more

Stephine Poston
Poston & Associates
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ABC Scribes

Kwiatek says, “In the emergency department, the most important thing to know is what you don’t know. That’s when you get a consult. Read more

Kim Kwiatek
ABC Scribes
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360U

Beyer and Van Abel worked with SCORE mentor Jim Heiting, which they say was the best decision they have made. Read more

Laura Beyer and Maria Van Abel
360U
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Simply Decadent, LLC

The Fullers and Collins-Smith sought out SCORE after hearing about the program on the radio. They worked with SCORE mentor Charles Anderson. Read more

Jackie Fuller, Adonica Collins-Smith, Debby Fuller
Simply Decadent, LLC

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