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SunLuv Solar (Formerly LightSource Energy)

Sandberg began meeting his SCORE mentor Robert Steinberg two months before launching the business. Read more

Robert Sandberg
SunLuv Solar
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Zepher

Mack met SCORE mentor Larry Bunyard at a Portland-area economic development event, and introduced Bunyard to Stolz. Read more

Adam Stolz
Customer Program Manager, Zepher
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Circle Studio

When I first began working with a mentor; I was in a word, terrified. It was such a big investment and decision; I felt anxious and lost. Read more

Kari Koch / Lynnea Amend
Circle Studio
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Portland Transmission Warehouse

Bradshaw went to Portland SCORE, where he began working with a team of volunteer mentors to address concerns such as inventory management, information technology upgrades and estab Read more

John Bradshaw
Portland Transmission Warehouse
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Professional Dog Mom

An early customer referred Benge to SCORE just as she was launching, and Benge has been attending workshops and meeting with mentors ever since. Initially, Benge sought mentoring t Read more

Tonda Benge
Professional Dog Mom
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Kathryn DePalma Music Services

DePalma attended SCORE’s small business orientation on her days off and worked with two mentors, including Dave Baier, who she says, “always gives us the guidance, experience and i Read more

Kathryn DePalma
Kathryn DePalma Music Services
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My Buddy Towel

Myers worked with SCORE mentor Ron Glass, who helped her with her business plan. Read more

Angelyn Myers
My Buddy Towel
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Cowboy Cricket Farms

James met with SCORE mentor Rick Sanders, who helped them with their business plan and encouraged them to apply for grants. Read more

Kathleen Rolin
Cowboy Cricket Farms
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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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Poston & Associates

Poston is no stranger to seeking out resources to amplify her success. Read more

Stephine Poston
Poston & Associates
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Renan Kennedy
Sans Skincare

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