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Browse through our SCORE Twin Cities mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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AD Greenroof, LLC

“I could not have done it alone and the fresh business ideas offered by my SCORE mentors, Bill Collette and Andrew Braden, provided me with the assistance I needed.” – Angie... Read more

Ms. Angie Durhman
AD Greenroof, LLC
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B.E.R. Enterprises, LLC, DBA Veterans Integrity Exteriors

Blake first learned of SCORE while doing research on the SBA website. He made an application for free mentoring and was assigned to Bill Collette. Bill’s background in contracting... Read more

Blake Rothnem
B.E.R. Enterprises, LLC, DBA Veterans Integrity Exteriors
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PRIMP

As entrepreneurs flying solo, we needed a sounding board besides our friends and family. Our SCORE mentors provided excellent advice that guided and kept us on track. Their... Read more

Michele Henry and Wesley Uthus
Co-Founders / Co-Owners, PRIMP
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Boom Island Brewing Company

We needed an experienced business professional to help us. Marshall (our SCORE mentor) started by helping us draft a business plan. We met with him on a weekly basis for the first... Read more

Boom Island Brewing Company
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US Roller | Rolling in Success

How SCORE Helped Me Succeed Mort asked all the key questions and helped me prepare a detailed business plan – a three-year plan with financial projections and narrative on how... Read more

Joe Johannes
President, US Roller
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Briva Health

When she participated in a local SCORE workshop, Guled says she was “very impressed with the material covered at the training and the expertise of the mentors.” She thereafter... Read more

Hodan Guled
CEO, Briva Health
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Norhart

The Kaedings first sought mentoring during a difficult time for the company: One of their newest apartment buildings had unhealthy vacancy levels. Nothing they tried fixed the... Read more

Mike Kaeding
Norhart
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Veritas Marketing, LLC

SCORE counseled Holly Jo Anderson in developing a business plan for Veritas Marketing. She said her long-time SCORE mentor, the late Tommy Thompson, helped the firm navigate... Read more

Holly Jo Anderson
Veritas Marketing, LLC
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Moxie Cycling Company

SCORE has provided an business advisory team consisting of accounting, international, finance and marketing talents. They have met every 4 to 6 weeks since the business owners... Read more

Deb Amorde and Brooke Freiborg
Moxie Cycling Company
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Thrive Adventures

Launching a business was uncharted territory for Al Macdonald. He connected with a group of SCORE mentors who had experience working internationally.  They helped with... Read more

Alan Macdonald
Thrive Adventures
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Mobile Electronic Fingerprinting

The mentors at SCORE helped me get through so many of the start-up problems of getting a business off the ground and launching a national network of registered and qualified... Read more

Laurie Holland
Mobile Electronic Fingerprinting

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