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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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Nepal Tea LLC

SCORE mentor Susan Melamud met with Banskota initially and connected him to Vivek Bendre, who had many years of experience in importing. Read more

Nishchal Banskota
Nepal Tea LLC
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Janie’s Emporium Boutique

Taggart-Powell attended SCORE’s Straight Talk Conference on two occasions. She also took advantage of some of SCORE’s other offerings including workshops and seminars. Read more

Alisha J. Taggart-Powell
Janie’s Emporium Boutique
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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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Necessity is the Mother of Invention for These Entrepreneurs

Randy Choi and Billy Thompson
Co-Founders, Thompson Tee
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Shea Bodyworks

Pearsall attended SCORE online workshops on social media, Facebook ads, trademark issues, and SEO for small businesses. Read more

Saidah Pearsall
Owner, Shea BODYWORKS
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MinkeeBlue

Mosee worked with a team of three SCORE mentors, who helped her with manufacturing, sales, and software. Robert Wolk was one of her mentors. Read more

Sherrill W. Mosee
Owner, MinkeeBlue
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Molli Sauces

Launching Molli Sauces was an educational experience for Rodrigo Salas. Read more

Rodrigo Salas
Molli Sauces
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Copiosity

“The first expertise we sought was a SCORE mentor,” Harrison says. Read more

Dianne Harrison and Cynthia Clarke
principals, Copiosity
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Pink Stiletto Cosmetics

“I wanted an objective perspective on my business, marketing concepts and business plan,” Carmen says. Read more

Crystal Carmen
Owner , Pink Stiletto Cosmetics

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