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Home Base Spirits

Alexandra and Samantha Blatteis
Co-Owners, Home Base Spirits
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Barley Labs

Chu and Beaudry worked with SCORE mentor Maxine Stern as they launched their business in 2012. “We didn’t want to jump into entrepreneurship blindly,” says Chu. Read more

Scott Beaudry and Theresa Chu
Co-Owners, Barley Labs
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A Bathtime Dilemma Leads to One Mom's Lightbulb Moment

Angelyn Myers
My "Buddy" Towel
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Fatback's Famous BBQ Sauce

Mitchell began attending SCORE workshops in 2013 as he wrote his business plan. Read more

Howard Mitchell Jr.
Owner, Fatback's Famous BBQ Sauce LLC
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Necessity is the Mother of Invention for These Entrepreneurs

Randy Choi and Billy Thompson
Co-Founders, Thompson Tee
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Engineered by Schildmeier

While Schildmeier was an expert engineer, he didn’t have business experience. His daughter suggested he look into SCORE. Read more

Eugene Schildmeier
Owner, Engineered by Schildmeier
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Semiconductor Circuits

“I didn’t want to spend the rest of my life asking ‘what if.’ I believed in myself and in the ability of my fellow employees to make this dream succeed. Read more

Teddi Ritchie
Semiconductor Circuits