See how we have helped small businesses in our community

SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below 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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Grand Strand Spotlight - Learn N Play Childcare

When Jennifer graduated from HGTC in 2012 her dream was to open a childcare center to help with children’s growth and development.  Her dream went on hold for a while and then she... Read more

Jennifer Roberts
Owner, Learn N Play Childcare
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Grand Strand Spotlight - Charles Bach Wonders

My SCORE Mentor, Jim Helfgott, was instrumental in helping narrow down all the marketing options into an effective plan. Read more

Charles Bach
Magician, dancer, illusionist and escape artist, Charles Bach Wonders
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Grand Strand Spotlight - Breezy Quarters

During the same time as she prepared to launch her new facility, Paige contacted SCORE - Piedmont to request their free mentoring services and was paired up with Certified SCORE... Read more

Paige Bowser
Breezy Quarters
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Grand Strand Spotlight - Jonas Marc Style Studio

When Marcus moved from New York to South Carolina she quickly learned that she had to adapt her marketing and management techniques to fit her new surroundings. Her SCORE mentors... Read more

Kathy Marcus
Jonas Marc Style Studio
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Grand Strand Spotlight - Gator Bait Adventure Tours

The couple was challenged to translate their business skills to their new outdoor office. They met with SCORE mentors to determine how to plan for success as the company started... Read more

Chris and Jane Ochsenbein
Gator Bait Adventure Tours
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From PhD to Genealogist

Richard, my mentor, has always believed in me. Even at moments of greatest difficulty, he always believed in my abilities, my capability to learn what I need, and my vision for... Read more

Joshua Grayson
owner, Lost Roots Family History
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From Corporate to Startup

I needed some mentorship in marketing and sales. I did not really know where to start. Gary helped me tremendously by breaking down the process into smaller steps. He helped me... Read more

Anne-Sophie Le Bloas
CEO, Ravacan Inc.