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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. 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. Read more

Luis Elu
Paella Grill
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Ankit

"We started with $20,000," Jain says of the year he quit his job to launch his company. Read more

Ankit Jain
Ankit
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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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CPR Wrap

Jackson says, “Everything that is happening to my company started with my first mentor session with SCORE of Chattanooga.” She went into that meeting afraid and unsure, but came ou Read more

Felicia Jackson
CPR Wrap
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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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Bagel Dots

SCORE mentors Judy Myers and Raj Mashruwala supported Garehgrat and Patel as they transformed their business from a catered corporate breakfast snack to a supermarket retail item. Read more

Aarti Garehgrat and Purav Patel
Bagel Dots
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Black Hills Leasing & Property Management

Nowlan sought out mentoring from SCORE after she was approached with an offer to purchase another leasing and property management company. Read more

Jamie Nowlan
Black Hills Leasing & Property Management
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Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream

“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
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Ed Kaeding
Norhart
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Dental Lace, Inc.

As Breau was getting ready to launch, she found SCORE. She says, “I was a little nervous sharing my idea with a stranger and a successful business person. Then I met my mentor. Read more

Jodi Breau
Dental Lace, Inc.

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