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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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Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce

The YEA! program adds an entire layer to the services that are offered by a Chamber of Commerce.  Never before have Chambers leaped into the business market of students under that... Read more

Beth Johnston, EVP
Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce
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The Back Porch Conversation That Changed My Life

"I was at that point when I obtained my Business Consultant Certification 6 months ago. I had set business goals for myself to reach the Business Consultant level, and knew it was... Read more

Sharon Ware
Founder, Dandelion Consulting
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Revolutionizing the Auto Industry

When Jennifer Suzuki left college and began her professional career working in the auto industry in 2003, little did she think that her observations would lead her to the creation... Read more

Jennifer Suzuki
Founder, e-Dealer Solutions, Inc.
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Guardian Defense

According to the Smiths, their first objective with SCORE centered on marketing and sales planning, which initially led them to mentors Michael Lupo and Owen Koff. Explains Taylor... Read more

Steve and Taylor Smith
Co-Owners, Guardian Defense
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Beating Cancer Inspires SCORE Client to Help Others

SCORE mentor Mrs. Jeanine Banks (Boca Chapter) has been an inspiration in assisting me with structuring the foundation. She has provided so many resources to help take the... Read more

Tenecia L. Sproull
President, The Pink Queen Foundation
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Oceana Coffee

Scott and Amy attended workshops on online sales and marketing that provided new ideas and a new approach to some common challenges for growing businesses. When they heard about... Read more

Scott Angelo and Amy Angelo
Owners, Oceana Coffee
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Paella Grill

Elu attended SCORE workshops on business planning, QuickBooks, and crowdfunding. His mentors have assisted in elements of marketing, finance and accounting. “On many occasions I... Read more

Luis Elu
Paella Grill
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"We started with $20,000," Jain says of the year he quit his job to launch his company. "We met Herb Douglas, and revenues jumped to 500,000, and the year after that jumped to a... Read more

Ankit Jain