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Napkin Innovations, LLC

Bollmus and Schlick say that SCORE mentor Jack Hill, “immediately provided an element of discipline that helped us stay on course, given that we both have families and careers.” Th Read more

Matthias Bollmus and John Schlick
Napkin Innovations, 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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Leverage Unlimited

Jerry Gitchel
Leverage Unlimited
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Every.Black

Davies asked SCORE mentors for guidance with sales and marketing for his new project. Read more

Jimmy Davies
Owner, Every.Black
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Preparture

Determining capital sources and creative resources were early challenges for Ero. “Through prayer and extensive research, those challenges were alleviated,” he says. Read more

Iyobosa Ero
Owner, Preparture
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Small Factory Innovations

Dudick worked with SCORE mentors Gene Wolf and Tony Payer. Read more

Chris Dudick
Founder and CEO, Small Factory Innovations
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Barkly Pets

The Barkly team worked with Hal Shelton, who met with the co-founders monthly to discuss raising capital and scaling the business. Read more

Christopher Gonzalez, Dave Comisky and Jim Camut
Co-founders, Barkly
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Brown Virtual Assisting

A local women’s business group in Brown’s home base of Omaha, Nebraska, referred her to SCORE, where she signed up for several workshops. Read more

Geniece Brown
Owner, Brown Virtual Assisting