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Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar

Green sought SCORE mentoring as she began to consider hiring employees to help with her unexpected and explosive business growth. Read more

Hope Green
Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar
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Mélange Bridal

Hernandez initially sought advice about buying the business and her mentor, Cellia Bell, both encouraged her and pointed out potential trouble spots. Read more

Ivana Hernandez
Owner, Mélange Bridal
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Infinity Technology Consultants

Sanchez sought mentoring just as he was growing out of his home office. Read more

Eric Sanchez
Owner, Infinity Technology Consultants
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Toybrary Austin

Wilson connected with Celia Bell, who guided her through the steps of opening her business. Read more

Liza Wilson
Owner, Toybrary Austin
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Link Coworking

“My SCORE mentor has been my trusted advisor, friend and secret weapon for over 6 years.  I don’t make a major move or decision without consulting my SCORE mentor. Read more

Liz Elam
Founder, Link Coworking
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SunLuv Solar (Formerly LightSource Energy)

Sandberg began meeting his SCORE mentor Robert Steinberg two months before launching the business. Read more

Robert Sandberg
SunLuv Solar
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Sonja Biggs Educational Services Inc.

Sonja and Brandon came to SCORE for help in 2016 when they found that, despite having revenues of around $300,000, the business was losing money. Read more

Sonja Biggs Educational Services Inc.
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All Places Traveled, LLC

Berger says that meeting with SCORE mentors Bernie Roseman and Steve Lember gave her the confidence to know that she was meeting her goals and objectives. Read more

Carol Berger
All Places Traveled, LLC
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Wash Land

Markeson calls SCORE mentor Peter Ryerson his “life coach.” He says, “I can sometimes get wrapped up in my day-to-day and he will call me and check to see where I am on ‘number thr Read more

Chris Markeson
Wash Land
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Off the Grid Investigations, LLC

Marshall’s mentors helped her revise some of her previous business decisions. 'I was the one who said ‘I can do it myself’ and insisted I could. Read more

Sarah M. Marshall
Off the Grid Investigations, LLC
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Vert Adventures

Sampson attended online workshops and worked with SCORE mentor Simon Mahler. Read more

Paul Sampson
Vert Adventures

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