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Access Advocates

Falstad first sought out mentoring from SCORE in 2011. SCORE mentors helped Falstad develop the basic structure for his business, preparing him to rebrand as Access Advocates. In... Read more

Hank Falstad
Access Advocates
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Enchanted Thyme Entertainment

“Abe was a perfect fit for me. He helped me with my business plan, which led to an incredible loan with a great interest rate. Starting and running a small business is not easy,... Read more

Ariane Smith
Owner, Enchanted Thyme Entertainment
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Beyond Fleece

“The people at SCORE were very smart, very helpful and willing to share their experience. They made it possible for me to move the business forward.” Read more

Scott Jones
Owner, Beyond Fleece
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Memphis Best BBQ

“SCORE Counselor Jim Batz has truly been a wonderful mentor. One of the things he stressed early on was defining the mission of my business, and considering every possible... Read more

Darryl Alexander
Owner & Founder, Memphis Best BBQ
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All Star Swim Academy

With the guidance of SCORE Las Vegas’ mentors and by attending SCORE Las Vegas seminars, Katriana not only learn a great deal about business operations but also developed a strong... Read more

All Star Swim Academy
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The Community Tool Chest

Thanks to the guidance and advice from SCORE volunteers, The Community Tool Chest was able to establish a social media presence, complete a business plan, and navigate the... Read more

The Community Tool Chest
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Vegas Ink and Toner

Goldstein attended workshops on real estate, business law, and financing, and met weekly with mentor Bob Cushman in SCORE’s Las Vegas office. “He helped me vet several... Read more

Larry Goldstein
Vegas Ink and Toner
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From Mediocre to Booming

Through Ben, I have learned to do data analysis much more efficiently. I know where my finances are at any given moment and have learned how to do very accurate projections of the... Read more

Maria Conneway
Owner/groomer, TenderCare Pet Salon and Day Spa
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From Corporate to Startup

I needed some mentorship in marketing and sales. I did not really know where to start. Gary helped me tremendously by breaking down the process into smaller steps. He helped me... Read more

Anne-Sophie Le Bloas
CEO, Ravacan Inc.
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Mentoring Mentors

Ben Fisco has been a continual reminder of the importance of the "bottom line". He offers ideas and suggestions that are within my ability, keeps me focused and accountable, and... Read more

Tricia Beck
Founder, CEO, Beck Leadership

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