Upgrading an idea for a doggie treats business

Berg’s start-up lessons Ask: what does my business have to offer? That’s the first question the Quick Start program participants are confronted with, says Berg.

Small business makeover: Bullseye Powder Coating

The SCORE counselors were Russell Thompson, a Sunrise attorney who previously worked in the manufacturing and powder-coating business, and Rosie Taylor of Rosiemedia in Davie, a ma

Xpand Staffing ready for growth

The SCORE tune-up team included David Harris, director of marketing, Greenway Golf Course Management, whose expertise is in operational management, fiscal controls and marketing; C

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From Behind Bars to Owning a Business

SCORE prepares inmates for life after prison. After serving more than four years in prison for DUI Manslaughter, Lance Eissinger has a dream, to open a cafe in Fort Lauderdale by t Read more

From Behind Bars to Owning a Business
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Be That Person Inc.

Coffman chose SCORE because it was one of the few programs available to organizations that had not yet filed for 501(c)3 status. Coffman worked with SCORE mentor Barb Ellerbrook. Read more

Nakia Coffman
Executive Director, Be That Person Inc.
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T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC

Jackson developed her business plan with help from SCORE Mid-Shore chapter chair John C. Franke and SCORE mentor George Howie. Read more

Tamara Jackson
President and CEO, T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC
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Teatopia

In starting Teatopia, Quarles made up for not having a business background by using the business blueprint on SCORE’s website, taking classes, and meeting with SCORE mentor Richard Read more

Reginald Quarles
Owner, Teatopia
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Briva Health

When she participated in a local SCORE workshop, Guled says she was “very impressed with the material covered at the training and the expertise of the mentors.” She thereafter requ Read more

Hodan Guled
CEO, Briva Health
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GREAT WINE

Lin’s director of brand marketing, Michella Chiu, first sought out mentoring from SCORE and eventually, Lin joined her. Read more

Danni Lin
Founder and CEO , GREAT WINE
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Barley Labs

Chu and Beaudry worked with SCORE mentor Maxine Stern as they launched their business in 2012. “We didn’t want to jump into entrepreneurship blindly,” says Chu. Read more

Scott Beaudry and Theresa Chu
Co-Owners, Barley Labs

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