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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Hart Physical Therapy

Hart worked with SCORE mentor Jim Dallet who encouraged her to start thinking and acting like a business professional in every sense. Read more

Mary Hart
Hart Physical Therapy
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Vera's Art

With no background in business or sales, Smith knew she would need some guidance. Read more

Vera Smith
Vera's Art
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Partnering Resources

“I’m very busy, very happy, and very grateful to SCORE,” she says. Read more

Maya Townsend
Founder, Lead Consultant, Partnering Resources
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BriteWorks

Like many businesses, BriteWorks got its start on a shoestring budget. Read more

Anita Ron
Owner, BriteWorks
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Unzicker

Unzicker came to SCORE weary of traveling for the juried shows on which she relied for much of her income, and concerned about the decline of that particular market (and thus her i Read more

Elaine Unzicker
Unzicker
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Twistafit

Castro worked with mentors Simon Mahler and Michael Riley. Read more

Chris Castro
Twistafit
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Status Men’s Accessories

SCORE mentor Peter Ryerson pointed Mauro in the right direction with an aggressive networking campaign. The goal, Ryerson told Mauro, was to meet 3,000 people. Read more

Jim Mauro
Status Men’s Accessories
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Scenties

Dahn worked with SCORE mentor Gene Murtha, who helped her develop and refine her product. Murtha also helped Dahn make important business connections. Read more

Kara Dahn
Scenties

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