Rosa d'Oro Vineyards

After discovering SCORE through an Internet search, Pietro Buttitta of Rosa d'Oro Vineyards was pleasantly surprised when he learned his counselor was also in the wine business.

Meisch Temple Massager, Inc.

After the completion of his military career, Joe Meisch knew he needed help in transitioning to the business world. "SCORE was the first place I turned to," he said.

Simplecare Products

Stephanie began working with SCORE in 2012 after hearing about the organization from the SBA.  She had created a line of natural body products and was selling them at trade shows. 

Regena's Heavenly Treats

Regina's Heavenly Treats is the classic story of a passionate entrepreneur who starts with an idea - making delicious toffee - and turns it into a real business.

Devine Frames

The Sebastopol Chamber of Commerce initially recommended SCORE to Kevin.  His primary interest was to learn how to write a business plan for his framing company: Devine Frames.  He

Hip Chick Farms

When Serefina initially envisioned her idea of offering a healthier line of chicken nuggets, fingers and meatballs, she turned to the internet for research.

Corenco, Inc.

The relationship between SCORE and Corenco, Inc.

Sonoma Gnome

Rebecca’s path to becoming an entrepreneur began with the idea that she wanted to find a way to provide Sonoma County tourists "with unique, locally-made gift items, that were more

Whitham Group

Carina Whitham, Founder and President of the top Renewable Energy Executive Search Firm, Whitham Group, first approached SCORE about five years ago when she was just launching her

Local Authors Distribution

Jeane said SCORE initially had helped her when she owned and operated a large daycare center. After retiring, she called SCORE for assistance with her small hobby-business.

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LB Lightning Cyclery

Michael and Pamela worked with SCORE mentor Maureen Reister to refine and strengthen their business plan. Read more

Michael and Pamela Parks
LB Lightning Cyclery
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Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland

An MBA prepared Benjamin to run a business, but his SCORE mentor, Jim Carlson, helped him secure a loan. Read more

Benjamin Bloom
Homewatch CareGivers of Oakland
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Her Classy Cocktail Services, LLC

Wilson went to SCORE workshops and networking events, and met frequently with SCORE mentor Becky Bywater as her business grew. Read more

Vontrice Wilson
Her Classy Cocktail Services, LLC
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Event Horizon VR

Bakaleynik’s SCORE mentors advised him against his initial idea of creating a VR arcade, which was risky in an untested industry and would have required a huge investment. Read more

Mendel Bakaleynik
Event Horizon VR
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Empanadas On the Go

Mendive went to SCORE to understand how to put a business together. Read more

Jackie Mendive
Empanadas On the Go
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Black Rock Bouldering Gym

Because Dodge had never started a business before, he sought out SCORE and received mentoring from Kirk Hawkinson. Read more

Chris Dodge
Owner/Founder, Black Rock Bouldering Gym
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KILI Medical Drain Carrier

Dolphin’s SCORE mentor, Venki Venkataraman, helped her create a business plan and a sales forecasting template. Read more

Cinde Dolphin
KILI Medical Drain Carrier
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Philadelphia Integrative Medicine

While Tetlow was trained in multiple modes of care by the time she started her clinic, she didn’t have any formal business training. Read more

Georgia Tetlow
Philadelphia Integrative Medicine
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HomeGrown Tours MVI

Borza developed her business plan with SCORE mentor Mike Adell, who she calls “the mentor that got right down to business. Read more

Dolores Borza
HomeGrown Tours MVI

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