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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Dear Donor Consulting

“SCORE gave me the tools to start my business,” Amanda explains. Her mentor, Mark Lancaster, helped her establish a long-term vision, think through human resources questions,... Read more

Amanda Chavero
Owner, Dear Donor Consulting
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Whole Fresh Foods, Inc.

SCORE mentor Ken Heller helped John evaluate every aspect of his business, from employee management and financing to marketing. John advises other prospective small business... Read more

John Zhao
Whole Fresh Foods, Inc.
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Show of Hands Gallery

In February 2011 Katie contacted Chuck Halaska at SCORE to get some advice about purchasing Show of Hands Gallery in Cherry Creek.  Asked how she heard of SCORE, she responded, “I... Read more

Katie Friedland
Show of Hands Gallery
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Kimbra Studios Success With the Help of SCORE

Kimbra Orr founded Kimbra Studios in 1999 and quickly became the industry leader in custom photo jewelry and accessories. As the original designer of this unique jewelry, she... Read more

Kimbra Orr
Kimbra Studios Success With the Help of SCORE
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Harold Massop Associates Architects, P.C.

Harold Massop Associates Architects (HMA) is a multidiscipline design firm founded in 1988 in Denver specializing in architecture, planning and interior design. The company is a... Read more

Harold Massop
Harold Massop Associates Architects, P.C.
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Piece, Love & Chocolate - Success Story!!

First off, (and do forgive me if this morphs into an Oscar-like gratitude speech) let me start with my local Denver chapter of SCORE (affiliated with the SBA) and the value of a... Read more

Sarah Amorese
Piece, Love & Chocolate - Success Story!!
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It's not just a Gadget; it's a Solution

SCORE mentor Bob Meehan worked with Colton and Grillight to scale up. “I could talk with Bob about supply chain issues, overseas importing and distribution. Since Bob’s business... Read more

Colton Knittig
Owner, Grillight

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