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Specs4Us

Volunteer mentors Jon Slaybaugh and Richard Coyne have assisted Dellapina throughout the growth of her company. Read more

Maria Dellapina
founder and CEO, Specs4Us
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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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Carmel Honey Company

Reisdorf met SCORE mentor Larry Horan, who helped blend his newfound knowledge with a solid business approach. Read more

Jake Reisdorf
President, Carmel Honey Company
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Eric & Christopher

Kline was 19 when he started his first printing business, which was also when he first encountered SCORE. Read more

Eric Fausnacht and Christopher Kline
Co-founders, Eric & Christopher
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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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Aunt Laurie's

“Managing costs is a huge challenge,” Brown says. “The cost of marketing, advertising, web support and social media, and [maintaining] inventory is hard. Read more

Laurie Brown
Owner, Aunt Laurie's
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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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GaBBY Bows

Goodwin teamed up with John LaFond and Maxey Love — both well-versed in financing and manufacturing — of the Midlands SCORE chapter in Columbia, South Carolina. Read more

Rozalynn Goodwin
Owner, GaBBY Bows
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C. Daniel Designs

Daniel first met SCORE’s Seacoast chapter when she moved from Atlanta, Georgia to Portsmouth, New Hampshire and wasn’t sure how to move her business to her new state. Read more

Courtney Daniel
Owner, C. Daniel Designs
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Bohlux

Comora and Fivis connected with mentor Richard Fivis from the San Francisco SCORE chapter. Read more

Gail Fivis and Louise Comora
Bohlux
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Sleep and Beyond

“When we brought our first shipment from our factory in Kyrgyzstan, we didn’t really know much about sales, marketing, customs, accounting, manufacturing, operations and more,” Abd Read more

Sardor and Sarvar Abdullaevs
Sleep and Beyond

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