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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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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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Bridging the Continental Divide: A New Market for American Products Means Global Success

Rhoi Wangila
Managing Partner, NAVA Consulting Group
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Mutt’s Sauce

Scales met with SCORE mentor John Soutar weekly prior to her product launch.“Everything that SCORE offered was exactly what I needed to get the business started,” Scales recalls.  Read more

Charlynda Scales
Mutt’s Sauce LLC
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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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Go Pillow

Neither Walker-Craft nor her mother, who became her business partner had experience setting up a business. Read more

Tangela Walker-Craft
Simply Necessary, Incorporated
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E-Business Experts

During his sessions with volunteer mentor Judith Edwards, who recommended a company called SiteSell, which offered training for building a successful website for an online business Read more

Douglas Lee
Owner, E-Business Experts
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High Impact Management

But a business doesn’t grow overnight. Coffee had to figure out how to market HIM’s services to the federal and commercial sectors. Read more

Julie Coffee
President and founder, High Impact Management
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Preparture

Determining capital sources and creative resources were early challenges for Ero. “Through prayer and extensive research, those challenges were alleviated,” he says. Read more

Iyobosa Ero
Owner, Preparture
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Phamily Fun & Fitness

Pham first attended a business workshop for basic knowledge about small-business finances, marketing, and advertising. Read more

Dominic Pham
Owner, Phamily Fun & Fitness

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