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SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below 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.

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Grace Physical Therapy and Pelvic Health

Working with Marcia Ladd and Arlene Kaplan, Dr. Grace credits SCORE with being an impartial advisor she can trust to consistently provide good information in a timely fashion. She... Read more

Dr. Erika Grace
Owner, Grace Physical Therapy and Pelvic Health
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Health Integrations 629, LLC

Researching startup information on the Internet was overwhelming says Solita. She credits SCORE mentors Ruth Benton and John Steffan with helping her get “super clear” about what... Read more

Solita A. Denard
Founder, Health Integration 629, LLC
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Hope Renovations

Working with Carl Baumann, Nora developed a business plan and says, “I absolutely attribute our success to having that very thorough and intentional business focused blueprint... Read more

Nora Spencer
Owner, Hope Renovations
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Neomega Nutritionals, LLC

Beres worked with her SCORE mentor, Alan Fenwick, to apply for grants. Fenwick also advised her on issues regarding financial planning, forecasting, cash flow, and market research... Read more

Judit Beres
Neomega Nutritionals, LLC
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Triangle Area Polo Club

The club has grown over the years, but Brooks wanted to take it to the next level. He attended a SCORE business planning class at the Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce, where he met... Read more

David Brooks
Owner, Triangle Area Polo Club
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Seal the Seasons

“I had never taken a business class before or done any sort of formal business training,” Mateer says. He looked to SCORE to talk through problems like working with vendors and... Read more

Patrick Mateer
Owner, Seal the Seasons
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Norm's Farms

As Norm’s Farms grew quickly, the Lenhardts knew they would need to bring on more and more help to meet demand. “We needed help finding investors and understanding the investors’... Read more

Ann and Rodger Lenhardt
Owners, Norm's Farms
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Belgian Waffle Crafters

Since Kerckhof was launching his business after fewer than two years in the United States, he had a lot to learn, from how to run his truck to simply where to park it. SCORE... Read more

Francois Kerckhof
Owner, Belgian Waffle Crafters