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Browse through these SCORE Broward mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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. “It was very... Read more

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... Read more

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;... Read more

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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... Read more

From Behind Bars to Owning a Business
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Davie pressure-cleaning business gets a makeover

In the 1990s, Steve Landis was a single dad working at UPS and not spending enough time with his kids. He quit his job and went through his savings to look for more family-... Read more

Steve Landis
Owner/Founder, People’s Choice Pressure Cleaning
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Sunrise electronics store gets a boost

Kalektronics Inc. in Sunrise receives a Miami Herald Small Business Makeover. Creating a business plan and getting accounting in order are among the first steps. Read more

Kalektronics Inc
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Captiva Containers

The Broward SCORE Tune Up Team counseled the management team of Captiva Containers during the 1st Quarter of 2016 and helped them create an updated strategic business plan.... Read more

Captiva Containers
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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. “Before you start hiring sales... Read more

Eloi, Complete Care IT