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Alliance for Positive Change (Alliance)

In 2010 the impacts of the economic recession presented Duke and Alliance with new, unfamiliar challenges. Duke reached out to SCORE to help her in an area she had not been... Read more

Sharen Duke
Founder, Alliance for Positive Change (Alliance)
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Sacrebleu LLC

Going from a nonprofit organization to a commercial agency in New York has presented a range of administrative challenges. Pazze felt lost, but his SCORE mentor, Alvin Roselin,... Read more

Yannick Pazze
Sacrebleu LLC
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Mandarin Spa

She continues to be astonished by how easy it was, and how little paperwork it took. Read more

Jane Arthurs
Founder, Mandarin Spa
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Jordan Yanco, Dialect Coach

“Michael Snyder at SCORE helped give me a road map for my business,” says Jordan.  “I am able to do what I love every day.” Read more

Jordan Yanco
Owner / Dialect coach, Jordan Yanco, Dialect Coach
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ChiuGroup

“When I first met with SCORE mentor Melvin Maiman, an attorney,” Hewett recalled, “we had a business plan, a model by which to operate. But I needed a sounding board and a... Read more

Hewett Chiu
Executive Managing Partner, ChiuGroup
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Victorian Fireplace Shop

Duke met with mentors Steve Shapiro and Hugh Greene. Shapiro, an accountant, saw that the company would benefit from more rigorous bookkeeping. Greene helped Duke break the... Read more

Karen Duke
Victorian Fireplace Shop
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Atypical Pictures

“The grant and SCORE enabled me to expand my network,” Patrick says. “Along with pitching ideas to networks, we’ve stepped up our work producing electronic press kits and videos... Read more

April Patrick
Atypical Pictures
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Julie Morgenstern Enterprises

Julie had no business experience nor had she ever held an office job. She made an appointment with SCORE with only one question in mind: How much should she charge for her service... Read more

Julie Morgenstern
Julie Morgenstern Enterprises
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The Delicate Pen

In 1998, Labanz visited the New York SCORE office to learn about entrepreneurship. SCORE mentors helped her develop her first product line of fine stationery. Armed with a product... Read more

Jane Labanz
The Delicate Pen
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The Treats Truck

Kim worked with SCORE mentor Elliot Merberg on a wide range of startup issues and other things she needed to consider as she put together the business plan for Treats Truck. “... Read more

Kim Ima
The Treats Truck

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