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Oh My Cupcakes!

Attending the Sioux Falls chapter of SCORE’s "How to Really Start Your Own Business" workshop got the ball rolling by teaching Johnson how to assemble a business plan and demystify Read more

Melissa Johnson
Oh My Cupcakes!
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Oh My Cupcakes!

Attending the Sioux Falls chapter of SCORE’s How to Really Start Your Own Business workshop got the ball rolling by teaching Melissa how to assemble a business plan and demystifyin Read more

Melissa Johnson
Oh My Cupcakes!
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Security Credit Corporation

The relationship between the veteran business professional and budding entrepreneur paid off for Keiper. Read more

Dewayne Keiper
Security Credit Corporation
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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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Access Advocates

Falstad first sought out mentoring from SCORE in 2011. SCORE mentors helped Falstad develop the basic structure for his business, preparing him to rebrand as Access Advocates. Read more

Hank Falstad
Access Advocates
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Château Staffing

Before seeking out a mentor, Maya made a list of traits she was looking for. Read more

Maya Djokic and Bernard Djokic
Founders, Château Staffing
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Heeluxe, LLC

Gray sought mentoring after a falling out with a business partner made him realize that he needed to be able to run his business by himself. Read more

Geoffrey Alan Gray, DPT
Heeluxe, LLC

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