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T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC

Jackson developed her business plan with help from SCORE Mid-Shore chapter chair John C. Franke and SCORE mentor George Howie. Read more

Tamara Jackson
President and CEO, T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC
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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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GREAT WINE

Lin’s director of brand marketing, Michella Chiu, first sought out mentoring from SCORE and eventually, Lin joined her. Read more

Danni Lin
Founder and CEO , GREAT WINE
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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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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
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Whole Fresh Foods, Inc.

SCORE mentor Ken Heller helped John evaluate every aspect of his business, from employee management and financing to marketing. Read more

John Zhao
Whole Fresh Foods, Inc.
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Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream Nashua

“Being new to business, we had questions regarding financials and marketing, and were seeking guidance from people who had been successful,” says Rita. Read more

Rita and Mark McCabe
Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream Nashua
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Vermont Tortilla Company

April says, “The resources SCORE provides have proved invaluable to folks like us that had an idea but no experience with running a business!” April made use of SCORE’s webinars, b Read more

April and Azur Moulaert
Vermont Tortilla Company
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Simply Decadent, LLC

The Fullers and Collins-Smith sought out SCORE after hearing about the program on the radio. They worked with SCORE mentor Charles Anderson. Read more

Jackie Fuller, Adonica Collins-Smith, Debby Fuller
Simply Decadent, LLC
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Poppington’s

The Augustyns sought out mentoring from SCORE for help with organizing daily operations and creating a production schedule. Read more

Rose and Bob Augustyn
Poppington’s

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