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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FreshJax

Hillary and Jason McDonald
Founders and Owners, FreshJax
success story

Award Winning Jacksonville Language Academy

After completing our business plan, we were able to convert those ideas into action with the help of our SCORE mentor. It's one thing to dream and write a business plan, but the... Read more

Gladys Franco and Adriana Brinkman
Co-Founders, FALA Language Academy
success story

Be Still Float Studio

Schimpff first encountered SCORE when she went to the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce to research statistics. She wound up going to a SCORE orientation session, where she met her... Read more

Gina Schimpff
Owner, Be Still Float Studio
success story

Kathryn DePalma Music Services

DePalma attended SCORE’s small business orientation on her days off and worked with two mentors, including Dave Baier, who she says, “always gives us the guidance, experience, and... Read more

Kathryn DePalma
Kathryn DePalma Music Services
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Chamos Language Academy, LLC

Guerrero-Pinate and Guerrero attended a host of SCORE workshops as they prepared to launch their business. They also worked with SCORE mentor Rob Duncan, who guided them from the... Read more

Vanessa Guerrero-Pinate, Lorena Guerrero
Chamos Language Academy, LLC
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Ruff Rubs Canine Massage Therapy and Acupressure, LLC

Bennett sees her SCORE mentor, Frances Fisher, as one of her business's greatest assets. Bringing a spark of excitement to each of their meetings, Fisher has helped Bennett market... Read more

Betty Bennett
Ruff Rubs Canine Massage Therapy and Acupressure, LLC
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Great Scott Business Ventures

SCORE mentor Frances Fisher helped Scott determine how to valuate his business before he purchased it. Fisher, who Scott says is available whenever he has a question or a... Read more

John Scott III
Great Scott Business Ventures

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