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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Complete Care IT gets helping hand

Here is the SCORE team’s advice: Write a business plan: Put a plan in writing that encompasses growth goals and where the company wants to go. Read more

Patrick
Eloi, Complete Care IT
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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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Napkin Innovations, LLC

Bollmus and Schlick say that SCORE mentor Jack Hill, “immediately provided an element of discipline that helped us stay on course, given that we both have families and careers.” Th Read more

Matthias Bollmus and John Schlick
Napkin Innovations, LLC
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Event Horizon VR

Bakaleynik’s SCORE mentors advised him against his initial idea of creating a VR arcade, which was risky in an untested industry and would have required a huge investment. Read more

Mendel Bakaleynik
Event Horizon VR
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Seimitsu

Sam turned to the SCORE advisory board run by his local chapter because he wanted a broader view of where his business was going and how to achieve his goals. Read more

Sam Cook, Cindy Cook
Seimitsu
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AV Specialists, Inc.

Dixon strategized with SCORE mentors Keith Knowles and Mats Bengston about how to keep and grow his business. Read more

Gregg Dixon
AV Specialists, Inc.
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Bridgeport Technology, Inc.

The Finfrocks worked with SCORE mentors Sam Dickson, Tom Marx, and Dave Vale on getting a business consolidation loan and line of credit, meeting with the mentors weekly or biweekl Read more

Ron and Kathy Finfrock
Bridgeport Technology, Inc.
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ShoreScan Solutions

Carlsen’s SCORE team has helped him with all different aspects of his business. Bill Noll provided needed accountability for taxes, cash flow, and payroll. Read more

Ken Carlsen
The Carlsen Group Inc.
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Every.Black

Davies asked SCORE mentors for guidance with sales and marketing for his new project. Read more

Jimmy Davies
Owner, Every.Black
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Zaxx Computer Specialists

For Moreno, SCORE’s help was fundamental to his success. “Never doing this before, I kind of hit this blind. Read more

Ed Moreno
Owner, Zaxx Computer Specialists

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