You are not alone! Greater Hartford SCORE volunteer mentors have met many entrepreneurs in various stages of their business: pre-startup, start-up, in business.

Check out a few of our success stories below. Then ask us your own business questions!

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Ron's Automotive Going Strong After 2 Years

I heard about Score while attending a Rotary Club event. I got engaged with them and quickly realized some benefits. Probably the biggest benefit was helping me  minimizing risk. Read more

Ron Llewellyn
Founder, Ron's Automotive LLC
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Simply IV Safety

Working directly with my SCORE mentor about 2 1/2 years ago, he gave me clear direction. Read more

Thomas A. Baggiero II
CEO, Simply IV Safety
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Saratoga Partners LLC

Ross worked with various SCORE mentors to turn his vision into reality. Read more

Ross Buckley
Owner, Saratoga Partners LLC
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The Helpful Handyman, LLC

Someone mentioned that an organization called SCORE was running a workshop on starting your own business (Simple Steps For Starting A Business). Read more

Jared Kennedy
Owner, The Helpful Handyman, LLC
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Lisa Heller

In order to be successful in the music business, Lisa is working on a strong business strategy, good contacts and support. Read more

Lisa Heller
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HyWinds Technologies

Starting up a business can be somewhat isolating and unnerving and my mentors have been there for me providing sound advice and encouragement along the way. In January 2017 I reach Read more

Kelly Strayer
CEO, HyWinds Technologies
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Hartford Sweat LLC

As I worked hard through the process of writing my business plan and preparing to present it to funding partners, I became more and more stressed over the Financial Plan. Read more

Natasha Roggi
Studio Owner & Director, Hartford Sweat, LLC
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Grass Roots Ice Cream

I had no business experience when we started Grass Roots Ice Cream and I seriously underestimated what it took to run a business. Read more

Eliza Florian
Owner, Grass Roots Ice Cream LLC
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No Time To Spare CT

Working with the SCORE Counselors has been invaluable in building my business. Read more

Jody L Denno
Owner, No Time To Spare, LLC
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Lucky Taco

Without SCORE, I wouldn't be where I am. There was lots of encouragement; they helped me believe we could really do this. Read more

Erin Emmons
Owner, Knife and Fork II, LLC (dba Lucky Taco)