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Ryders Public Safety

“We had never heard of the program,” Abney admits when he recalls hearing about SCORE from a family friend. Read more

Brad Abney and Rick Ryder
Owners, Ryders Public Safety
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Home Base Spirits

Alexandra and Samantha Blatteis
Co-Owners, Home Base Spirits
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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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Blue Door Beads

Before launching Blue Door Beads, Mancini reached out to SCORE for help with her business plan. Read more

Sara Mancini
Owner, Blue Door Beads
Scott Beaudry, Theresa Chu and their dog Barley
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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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Lauren Farrell NY

Farrell sought out SCORE because, she says, “I was at a point where the people in my immediate circle just didn’t get it and were not able to coach or offer the advice an entrepren Read more

Lauren Farrell
Owner, Lauren Farrell NY
Pip & Grow co-founders Kate Compton Barr, Lauren Hughley and Amber Kroeker
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Baby In A Box: Business Saves Lives with Innovative Sleep Solution

Kate Compton Barr, Lauren Hughey and Amber Kroeker
Co-Founders, Pip & Grow
Blue Ridge Bucha staff
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Tea for Thousands: SCORE Helps Beverage Entrepreneurs Make an Environmental Impact

Ethan and Kate Zuckerman
Co-Founders, Blue Ridge Bucha
Nepal Tea
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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
Bagel Dots
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Bagel Dots

SCORE mentors Judy Myers and Raj Mashruwala supported Garehgrat and Patel as they transformed their business from a catered corporate breakfast snack to a supermarket retail item. Read more

Aarti Garehgrat and Purav Patel
Bagel Dots
Angelyn Myers and Family
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A Bathtime Dilemma Leads to One Mom's Lightbulb Moment

Angelyn Myers
My "Buddy" Towel

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