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Bagel Dots

SCORE mentors Judy Myers and Raj Mashruwala supported Garehgrat and Patel as they transformed their business from a catered corporate breakfast snack to a supermarket retail item. Read more

Aarti Garehgrat and Purav Patel
Bagel Dots
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American Robotics Academy

Taglia made an appointment with SCORE and met Irwin Miller and Anil Prasad, who advised him over the course of six years on all aspects of small business. Read more

Dan Taglia
Owner, American Robotics Academy
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Dandelion Cafe Grand Opening in Bellaire Triangle

Business planning, Sales and Marketing, Architecture, Leasing, Operations, Website Read more

Sarah Lieberman
Founder, Dandelion Cafe
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AYUSH WAVE - The newest sensation in Sugar Land

Business plan, marketing and sales, operations, recruiting, architecture and build out, lease negotiation Read more

Shwetha Reddy
Founder, Ayush Wave
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A SCORE client, Bagel Dots, won the first prize of $20,000 in the 2016 H-E-B Primo Picks: Quest for Texas Best competition.

Business planning, Marketing, Introduction to an entrepreneur who started similar business Read more

Aarti Garehgrat and Purav Patel
Founders, Bagel Dots
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Daxa's Knights Inn Hotel

I had one team leader and lots of mentors to help me. They were all patient with me as I learned the business from ground zero. Read more

Daxa Patel
Daxa's Knights Inn Hotel
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Nurtured By Design

After seeing a flyer about a Houston SCORE-sponsored seminar on business start-ups, Yamile attended thinking it’d be a “one-shot” experience. Read more

Yamile Jackson
Nurtured By Design
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Guardian Defense

Steve and Taylor Smith
Co-Owners, Guardian Defense
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Inspired Style Company, Salon & Boutique 

According to Bohm, a former loan officer, "I heard about SCORE from my days in banking. Read more

Michelle Bohm
Owner, Inspired Style Company, Salon & Boutique 
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Anita's Biscottis

SCORE mentor Chet Shoop helped Skrocki start her business. Read more

Anita Skrocki
Owner, Anita's Biscottis
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Be That Person Inc.

Coffman chose SCORE because it was one of the few programs available to organizations that had not yet filed for 501(c)3 status. Coffman worked with SCORE mentor Barb Ellerbrook. Read more

Nakia Coffman
Executive Director, Be That Person Inc.

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