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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Town and Country Quilt Shop's success with SCORE

Jon has been instrumental in the growth of my business. I've always been a strong quilter but not always confident in building a real business out of it. With Jon's help, I've... Read more

Tara Thom
Owner, Town and Country Quilt Shop
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Shirt Pickle, Inc.

Pickles worked with SCORE mentor Frank Uhlman. He says, “An important part of our startup was to secure initial funding. As this was a completely new company, our Business Plan... Read more

Thomas Pickles
Shirt Pickle, Inc.
success story

Greg Liberto Focus

Liberto met SCORE mentor Steve Martin at a Straight Talk SCORE workshop. When Martin immediately addressed some of his planning and marketing questions, Liberto decided to seek... Read more

Greg Liberto
Greg Liberto Focus
success story

Janie’s Emporium Boutique

Taggart-Powell attended SCORE’s Straight Talk Conference on two occasions. She also took advantage of some of SCORE’s other offerings including workshops and seminars. Those tools... Read more

Alisha J. Taggart-Powell
Janie’s Emporium Boutique
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716 Home Inspections

Paolini attended the Starting and Managing Your Own Business workshop, where he learned more about the mentorship opportunities SCORE offers. Since then, he has attended many... Read more

James Paolini
Owner, 716 Home Inspections
success story

Nicole Williams Collective

Williams met with volunteer Steve Martin through video mentoring. “When I first connected with Steve I knew right then that he was the perfect mentor for me,” she says. Martin... Read more

Nicole M. Williams
Owner, Nicole Wiliams Collective
success story

Alpine Made LLC

Alpine Made has worked with SCORE for over two years, gaining invaluable insight on every aspect of business start-up & in business advice. SCORE's Straight Talk Series helped... Read more

Kerry J Planck-Beiter
Alpine Made LLC
success story

Skate Ahead of WNY

Skate Ahead of WNY is an off-ice hockey training system and is the culmination of years in off-ice training development and research by Jared Byer, CPFT.  He started his career in... Read more

Jared Byer
Skate Ahead of WNY
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KnowledgeForce Consulting LLC

KnowledgeForce Consulting LLC, owned and operated by Ginine M. Capozzi, is a full-service talent development firm that specializes in curriculum and course development, and... Read more

Ginine M. Capozzi
KnowledgeForce Consulting LLC
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Buffalo Creative Group

SCORE assisted Leslie with creating a more useful, functional services contract that is now used with every new client. SCORE also assisted  Taylor with legal questions as well as... Read more

Leslie Taylor
Buffalo Creative Group

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