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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LB Lightning Cyclery

Michael and Pamela worked with SCORE mentor Maureen Reister to refine and strengthen their business plan. Read more

Michael and Pamela Parks
LB Lightning Cyclery
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Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland

An MBA prepared Benjamin to run a business, but his SCORE mentor, Jim Carlson, helped him secure a loan. Read more

Benjamin Bloom
Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland
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Her Classy Cocktail Services, LLC

Wilson went to SCORE workshops and networking events, and met frequently with SCORE mentor Becky Bywater as her business grew. Read more

Vontrice Wilson
Her Classy Cocktail Services, 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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Empanadas On the Go

Mendive went to SCORE to understand how to put a business together. Read more

Jackie Mendive
Empanadas On the Go
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Black Rock Bouldering Gym

Because Dodge had never started a business before, he sought out SCORE and received mentoring from Kirk Hawkinson. Read more

Chris Dodge
Owner/Founder, Black Rock Bouldering Gym
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KILI Medical Drain Carrier

Dolphin’s SCORE mentor, Venki Venkataraman, helped her create a business plan and a sales forecasting template. Read more

Cinde Dolphin
KILI Medical Drain Carrier
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Philadelphia Integrative Medicine

While Tetlow was trained in multiple modes of care by the time she started her clinic, she didn’t have any formal business training. Read more

Georgia Tetlow
Philadelphia Integrative Medicine
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HomeGrown Tours MVI

Borza developed her business plan with SCORE mentor Mike Adell, who she calls “the mentor that got right down to business. Read more

Dolores Borza
HomeGrown Tours MVI
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Haines Security Solutions, LLC

During the budget sequestration, Haines went to a SCORE workshop where he says he was asked questions about his business that he had never thought about before. Read more

Doug Haines
Haines Security Solutions, LLC

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