See how we have helped small businesses in our community

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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Speed Pro

SCORE has been there for the life of my business. When my husband and I first started our franchise print shop, SCORE helped me with the details of how to look at my marketing and... Read more

Ann Siburg
Franchise Owner, Speed Pro
success story

Black Rock Bouldering Gym

Because Dodge had never started a business before, he sought out SCORE and received mentoring from Kirk Hawkinson. Hawkinson helped Dodge plan his presentation to investors,... Read more

Chris Dodge
Owner/Founder, Black Rock Bouldering Gym
success story

Soul Carrier

SCORE mentor Carole Perfetti helped Boonlorn rewrite her business plan with expert input and guidance. She also referred Boonlorn to Tawana Parker, who helps Boonlorn maximize the... Read more

Jennifer Boonlorn
Soul Carrier
success story

AchieveIT360

In 2014, Samadi’s company received a three-year grant to run her programs in five sites; but funding was denied for 2015 and 2016. Samadi used the setback as an opportunity to... Read more

Andrea Samadi
Owner, AchieveIT360
success story

Mustache Pretzels

Volunteer mentor Jack Wilson helped Golden assess the situation when faced with another big change: his wife’s job was about to relocate them back to the east coast. Mustache... Read more

Greg Golden
Owner, Mustache Pretzels
success story

Madison Futsal

Learning a lot of details. Still implementing it, but especially helping me a lot with better support and utilizing staff well. Read more

Ilir Lushaj
Owner, Madison Futsal
success story

Love is a Rose

The Zoom meetings with Mentors Ed & George kept me going & provided coaching & support that was invaluable. Read more

Sid Fey
President, Love is a Rose

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